New Zealand won the last match of the series against Pakistan by 6 wickets to level the 5-match series at 2-2 with the help of hard-hitter Mark Chapman’s brilliant not-out century.
In the final match of the five-match T20 series, New Zealand achieved the target of 194 runs with the loss of four wickets on the second ball of the last over.
In the last match played against New Zealand at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Pakistan scored 193 runs for the loss of five wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
In the fifth and final match, New Zealand won the toss and decided to field, which did not prove effective initially, but Mark Chapman’s smoky batting played a unique role in making the decision successful.
Pakistan’s opener Mohammad Rizwan played a brilliant innings of 98 runs off 62 balls; Babar Azam scored 19 runs; Iftikhar Ahmed scored 36 runs; and Imad Wasim scored 31 runs.
Blair Tickner took three wickets, while Ash Sodhi took one wicket for New Zealand.
The national team won the first two matches of the 5-match series, while in the third match, New Zealand made a comeback and won by four runs. The fourth match of the series was rained out.
Chasing 194, New Zealand lost 2 for 4 and 3 for 26, with Chad Bowes scoring 19 and Daryl Mitchell scoring 15.
Mark Chapman, the hard hitter included in the New Zealand team, scored a brilliant century and scored 104 runs with the help of eleven fours and four sixes and remained not out, while James Neesham played an important role in the victory by playing a brilliant inning of 45 runs off 25 balls. Shaheen Afridi and Imad Wasim took two wickets each.
Mark Chapman was the man of the match by scoring a brilliant century, and he also won the man of the series award based on his outstanding performance in the series.