WELLINGTON(31 January 2015): Pakistani top batsman known as Boom Boom Shahid Afridi made fast 67 runs in 29 balls in 1st Odi against New Zealand without any expected warning.
Shahid Afridi blasted a 29-ball sixty seven and captain Misbah-ul-Haq stroked a patient 58 to assist Asian nation overcome a terrible begin and post 210 all go in the primaryone-dayer against New Sjaelland in Wellington on Sabbatum.
Put into bat, Asian nation lost their opener Mahound Hafeez (0) to the fifth delivery of the day andunbroken losing wickets to slump to 127 for 6 within the thirty sixth over.
Kiwi pacemen Kyle Mills (2-29) and River Trent Boult (2-25) smothered the batsmen and stricken at regular intervals to place Asian nation on the mat before Afridi went on the attack.
Dropped on fourteen by rival captain Brendon McCullum, the flamboyant Asian nation expertadditional seventy one runs with Misbah in vi.2 overs to lend some honourableness to the fullbefore the guests rolled in forty five.3 overs.
Shahid Afridi blasted 9 boundaries in his blistering knock to travel with 3 sixes, the third referring his fifty before Adam writer laid-off him within the forty fourth over.
Misbah, United Nations agency was content taking part in second fiddle to Afridi, perished within the forty second over attempting to accelerate, falling to Grant Elliot United Nations agency claimed 3-26 and was the choose of the Kiwi bowlers.