PAK vs NZ: Entry of 290 runs in New Zealand team, will be a problem for Pakistan in ODI series

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New Zealand ODI Squad vs Pakistan: The series of 5 ODIs between Pakistan and New Zealand is starting from Thursday, for which Mark Chapman has been included in the team.

PAK vs NZ: Entry of 290 runs in New Zealand team, will be a problem for Pakistan in ODI series

Mark Chapman scored 290 runs in T20 series against Pakistan

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New Delhi: He scored a century on his ODI debut when there were only 20 hours left for his test to begin. He played and then also scored a century. We are talking about Mark Chapman, who after the end of the T20 series against Pakistan has now made a place in New Zealand’s ODI team as well.

The series of 5 ODIs between Pakistan and New Zealand is starting from Thursday, for which Mark Chapman has been included in the team. However, Chapman did not get this opportunity suddenly, but it is a reward for his amazing performance in the T20 series.

Also read: Mark Chapman scored his first century in T20I, made a record

Scored 290 runs in T20 series against Pakistan

Mark Chapman has scored 290 runs in 5 matches of T20 series against Pakistan. During this, he has hit 30 fours and 11 sixes. During this, while batting at a strike rate of more than 165, Chapman also scored 1 century and 2 half-centuries. It is not easy to give such performance against bowlers like Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan.

But, what Chapman has shown by doing shows that he is in tremendous form. And, as a result of this, as soon as the T20 series was over, the head coach of the Kiwi team, Gary Stead, confirmed that he would now be a part of the ODI team as well.

Where the first T20 century was scored, the first ODI of the series will be played there.

The first ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played in Rawalpindi. Means the same ground where the last match of the T20 series was played and in which Mark Chapman scored his first T20I century off 54 balls. That’s why don’t be surprised if you get to see the explosion of left-handed batsman Chapman in the first ODI itself.

ODI career of 7 matches and 2 centuries

By the way, Mark Chapman has the experience of playing more T20s. But, in the 7 ODIs he has played so far at the international level, he has left his mark well. Mark Chapman has scored 262 runs in these 7 ODIs with 2 centuries. During this, he has also hit 10 sixes and 18 fours. Mark Chapman’s highest score in ODIs is 124, which he scored in the year 2015, not for New Zealand but for Hong Kong.

Also read: T20 series between New Zealand and Pakistan ends in a draw

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