Wellington (Web Desk): New Zealand beat Pakistan by 7-wickets in the first Twenty20 played in Wellington on Monday.
New Zealand won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat in the first T20 against Pakistan on Monday at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
The tourists lost both openers Fakhar Zaman and Umar Amin early session while Mohammad Nawaz and Haris Sohail were the next to go, as Pakistan were reduced to 22-4 before six overs.
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips, Tom Bruce, Ross Taylor, Anaru Kitchen, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee (capt), Ish Sodhi, Seth Rance.
Pakistan: Umar Amin, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashradf, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Rumman Raees.
Umpires: Wayne Knights (NZL), Chris Brown (NZL) TV Umpire: Shaun Haig (NZL) Match referee: Richie Richardson (WIS)