New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has received the toss and elected to bat.
“Used pitch, devoid of grass. Similar pitch, however totally different and it is necessary we alter to the altering situations. For us, it is simply focussing on this recreation and the situations,” Williamson stated on the toss.
He says the Black Caps will usher in an unchanged line-up from their final group stage match. Pakistan captain Babar Azam says Pakistan will even usher in an unchanged line-up from their win over Bangladesh on Sunday.
“Toss just isn’t in our hand and we’ll look to place strain on them,” Babar stated.
“I’ve a whole lot of confidence from the triangular sequence, however NZ have high quality gamers and we’ll play in keeping with the state of affairs.”
This is how the 2 groups will line up tonight.
NEW ZEALAND: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (C), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.
PAKISTAN: Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Haris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi