According to team sources, for the World Cup warm-up match, the team management did not make both of them bowl as a strategy, in this regard, the management wanted to give more match practice to other bowlers.
Team sources say that all 15 members of the squad will be tested differently in the two warm-up matches while the plan is to adjust to the conditions in the two warm-up matches before the tournament matches. In the warm-up match, New Zealand easily defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets.
New Zealand easily chased down Pakistan’s target of 346 runs in the 44th over, with Kiwis Richan Ravendra scoring 97 runs while Mark Chapman remained unbeaten on 65 runs.
Pakistan’s Osama Mir took 2 wickets, Muhammad Wasim Jr, Salman Agha and Hasan Ali took one wicket each.