Tour match, Lincoln

New Zealand Board President's XI v Pakistanis

At Lincoln (Bert Sutcliffe Oval), January 27, 2015.New Zealand Cricket President's XI won byone wicket.‡Pakistanis 267-7(50 overs) (Umar Akmal 77, Misbah-ul-Haq 88*);New Zealand Cricket XI 269-9(49.5 overs) (M. A. Pollard 153).
The NZC President's XI chose from 13 players- including the tourists' Ehsan Adil, who went on to bowl Umar Akmal. The Pakistanis were 79-5before another century stand between Umar and Misbah, this time 116. But Pollard swung the matchwith 153 in 132 balls; none of his team-mates reached 30, though the tail finished the job after hewas seventh out with 24 required from 22 deliveries.

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