World Twenty20, Match 23: New Zealand vs Pakistan- Date, time, venue, possible playing XI, tv listing, live streaming

A win for the Black Caps will guarantee them progression into the semi-final round.

Updated: Mar 22, 2016, 11:38 AM IST
World Twenty20, Match 23: New Zealand vs Pakistan- Date, time, venue, possible playing XI, tv listing, live streaming

New Delhi: Pakistan are in a must-win situation as they take on a high-flying New Zealand in a crucial Super 10 Group 2 encounter of the World Twenty20 at the Punjab Cricket Association in Mohali.

Despite winning their first encounter against Bangladesh, Pakistan bowed down to arch-rivals India and therefore face a task of beating New Zealand. The Kiwis are in stupendous form after winning two high-profile clashes already. 

A win for the Black Caps will guarantee them progression into the semi-final round, something that skipper Kane Williamson will be eager to get.

Pakistan will have to up their performance and go for the kill as they have a squad which is capable of stopping the Kiwi flight.

It could be a battle of bowlers in Mohali, with both sides boasting of a good bowling unit.

Here is everything you need to know about this tie.

Date: March 22

Time: (7:30 pm IST)

Venue: Punjab Cricket Association, Mohali.

Possible playing XI:

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (c), Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson, Grant Elliott, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell McClenaghan, Tim Southee

Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Shahid Afridi (c), Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Imad Wasim, Md Imran

TV listing: Starsports 1 & 3, Starsports HD 1 & 3

Live streaming: Hotstar, Starsports.com