Karachi (Web Desk): Pakistan on Friday Pakistan jumped to the top of the one-day international (ODI) rankings after defeating New Zealand by 102 runs in the 4th game of five-match series.
Batting first, Pakistan scored 334 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs.
In reply, New Zealand were all out for 232 runs in 43.4 overs.
Skipper Babar Azam who scored 102 runs was declared player of the match. He became the fastest batter to complete 5,000 one-day international runs breaking SA’s Hashim Amla’s record.
Skipper @babarazam258 is the player of the match for his remarkable ???? ????#PAKvNZ | #CricketMubarak pic.twitter.com/yiAXKqFu4L— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) May 5, 2023
After winning this match, Pakistan has achieved number one position in the ICC ODI rankings for the first time since the introduction of ICC's official team ranking system in 2005.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Mohammad Haris, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Agha Salman, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf
New Zealand: Tom Latham (captain), Mark Chapman, Cole McConchie, Matt Henry, James Neesham, Blair Tickner, Ben Lister, Tom Blundell, Daryl Mitchell, Ish Sodhi, Will Young