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New Zealand versus Pakistan Betting Tips and Preview

Test (2018-11-16) Abu Dhabi (SZS)

Highlights
  • New Zealand won 3 of the last 7 between these two sides.

  • New Zealand have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • Pakistan have won 5 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • New Zealand are rated 18 points ahead of Pakistan in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 6 out the last 7 non-draw matches played at Abu Dhabi (SZS) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
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Head to Head

New Zealand and Pakistan have played each other 7 matches since 2010. New Zealand won 3 times and Pakistan 2 times.

New Zealand won the last series between these two teams 2-0 in 2016.

Pitch Analysis

10 Test matches have been played at Abu Dhabi (SZS) since 2010. The next section will examine those matches.

371 is the average first innings score at Abu Dhabi (SZS) in Test matches. 282, 419 and 452 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

42% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This is below the global average of 51% of runs in Tests since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Abu Dhabi (SZS) strike at 49.0 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 48.5 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 6 out the last 7 non-draw matches played at Abu Dhabi (SZS).

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New Zealand Overview

New Zealand have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches. Their last match against England ended in a draw.

The top order batting options for New Zealand are Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls. Kane Williamson has batted less well in the year averaging 37.0. His overall test average is 50.4 with a strike rate of 50.0. Ross Taylor averages 48.2 and has scored at a strike rate of 59.0. Tom Latham has a an average of 31.7 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 38.2. He has a strike rate of 46.0. Jeet Raval has a an average of 38.1 with a strike rate of 43.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 25.8. Henry Nicholls has a an average of 48.6 in the last year. This exceeds overall test average 35.4. He has a strike rate of 51.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme. Colin de Grandhomme has a an average of 55.2 in the last year. This exceeds overall test average 38.4. He has a strike rate of 79.0. BJ Watling has batted well in the year averaging 45.0. His overall test average is 38.3 with a strike rate of 44.0.

The pace bowling options for New Zealand are Trent Boult, Neil Wagner and Colin de Grandhomme. Trent Boult has a an taken 215 Test wickets and conceeded 2.98 runs an over. Neil Wagner has an economy rate of 3.2 and has taken 149 Test wickets. Colin de Grandhomme has an economy rate of 2.59 and has taken 24 Test wickets.

The spin bowling options for New Zealand are Ish Sodhi and Kane Williamson. Ish Sodhi has a an taken 38 Test wickets and conceeded 3.8 runs an over. Kane Williamson has a an taken 29 Test wickets and conceeded 3.33 runs an over.

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Pakistan Overview

Pakistan have won 5 of their last 10 Test matches. They beat Australia in their last match.

The top order batting options for Pakistan are Mohammad Hafeez, Imam-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali. Azhar Ali has batted less well in the year averaging 17.4. His overall test average is 44.2 with a strike rate of 41.0. Imam-ul-Haq has a an average of 43.5 with a strike rate of 47.0. Mohammad Hafeez has a an average of 40.7 with a strike rate of 60.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Hasan Ali and Bilal Asif. Asad Shafiq averages 39.3 and has scored at a strike rate of 48.0. Sarfraz Ahmed has a an average of 39.0 with a strike rate of 72.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 31.1. Haris Sohail has a an average of 38.0 with a strike rate of 47.0. Babar Azam has a an average of 54.4 in the last year. This exceeds overall test average 29.9. He has a strike rate of 48.0. Hasan Ali has a an average of 18.6 with a strike rate of 116.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 11.0. Bilal Asif has scored at a strike rate of 53.0 per 100 balls and averages 9.8.

The pace bowling options for Pakistan are Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali. Mohammad Abbas has an economy rate of 2.47 and has taken 59 Test wickets. Hasan Ali has a an taken 12 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.82.

The spin bowling options for Pakistan are Yasir Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Bilal Asif and Haris Sohail. Yasir Shah has an economy rate of 3.11 and has taken 173 Test wickets. Mohammad Hafeez has a an taken 49 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.72. Bilal Asif has a an taken 9 Test wickets and conceeded 2.15 runs an over. Haris Sohail has an economy rate of 2.56 and has taken 5 Test wickets.

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The Verdict

New Zealand are rated 18 points ahead of Pakistan in the Cricsq ratings. They have 108 points whereas Pakistan have 90.

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New Zealand Squad
Jeet Raval

Current Form:

Jeet Raval has played in 11 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 648 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.1. He has a strike rate of 42.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 47.2 and against pace it is 41.2.

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Tom Latham

Current Form:

Tom Latham has played in 36 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2404 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.2. He has a strike rate of 45.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 49.8 and against pace it is 43.5.

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Kane Williamson

Current Form:

Kane Williamson has played in 65 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5338 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 50.4. He has a strike rate of 50.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 52.6 and against pace it is 48.9.

Williamson has taken 29 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.33 runs per over.

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Ross Taylor

Current Form:

Ross Taylor has played in 85 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 6281 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 46.5. He has a strike rate of 59.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 65.9 and against spin it is 50.5.

Taylor has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.0 runs per over.

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Henry Nicholls

Current Form:

Henry Nicholls has played in 18 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 850 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 35.4. He has a strike rate of 50.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 54.4 and against pace it is 48.8.

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BJ Watling

Current Form:

BJ Watling has played in 54 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2837 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.3. He has a strike rate of 43.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Colin de Grandhomme

Current Form:

Colin de Grandhomme has played in 10 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 537 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.4. He has a strike rate of 78.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Grandhomme has taken 24 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.59 runs per over.

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Neil Wagner

Current Form:

Neil Wagner has played in 36 Test Matches.

He has scored 442 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 13.0. He has a strike rate of 41.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 49.5 and against spin it is 28.4.

Wagner has taken 149 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.2 runs per over.

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Ish Sodhi

Current Form:

Ish Sodhi has played in 15 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 422 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 24.8. He has a strike rate of 53.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 60.7 and against pace it is 41.6.

Sodhi has taken 38 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.8 runs per over.

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Trent Boult

Current Form:

Trent Boult has played in 54 Test Matches.

He has scored 545 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 16.0. He has a strike rate of 52.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 65.5 and against spin it is 40.2.

Boult has taken 215 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.98 runs per over.

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Pakistan Squad
Imam-ul-Haq

Current Form:

Imam-ul-Haq has played in 4 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 261 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.5. He has a strike rate of 46.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Mohammad Hafeez

Current Form:

Mohammad Hafeez has played in 52 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3605 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.2. He has a strike rate of 56.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 62.0 and against pace it is 53.3.

Hafeez has taken 53 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.69 runs per over.

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Hasan Ali

Current Form:

Hasan Ali has played in 6 Test Matches.

He has scored 93 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 18.6. He has a strike rate of 116.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 133.3 and against pace it is 100.0.

Ali has taken 12 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.82 runs per over.

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Azhar Ali

Current Form:

Azhar Ali has played in 67 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5303 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 44.2. He has a strike rate of 41.4. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Ali has taken 8 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.25 runs per over.

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Haris Sohail

Current Form:

Haris Sohail has played in 7 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 494 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.0. He has a strike rate of 47.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 48.5 and against pace it is 45.9.

Sohail has taken 5 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.56 runs per over.

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Asad Shafiq

Current Form:

Asad Shafiq has played in 63 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3933 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.3. He has a strike rate of 48.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 52.3 and against pace it is 43.9.

Shafiq has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.28 runs per over.

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Sarfraz Ahmed

Current Form:

Sarfraz Ahmed has played in 45 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2457 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.0. He has a strike rate of 71.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 84.3 and against pace it is 60.2.

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Babar Azam

Current Form:

Babar Azam has played in 15 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 747 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 29.9. He has a strike rate of 47.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 51.6 and against pace it is 44.7.

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Bilal Asif

Current Form:

Bilal Asif has played in 2 Test Matches.

He has scored 39 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 9.8. He has a strike rate of 52.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 59.1 and against pace it is 43.3.

Asif has taken 9 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.15 runs per over.

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Mohammad Abbas

Current Form:

Mohammad Abbas has played in 10 Test Matches.

He has scored 33 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 4.7. He has a strike rate of 13.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 15.8 and against pace it is 12.7.

Abbas has taken 59 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.47 runs per over.

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Yasir Shah

Current Form:

Yasir Shah has played in 30 Test Matches.

He has scored 480 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 12.6. He has a strike rate of 46.9. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Shah has taken 173 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.11 runs per over.

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