New Zealand has defeated Pakistan in the fourth match of the tri-nation Twenty20 International series.

The match took place at the Hagley Oval stadium in Christchurch.

Pakistan set a 131-run target for New Zealand which the Kiwis achieved after losing only wicket.


Pakistan failed to hit a single six during the whole innings after they opted to bat first.

Babar Azam and his team posted a total of 130/7 in 20 overs after deciding to bat first. Iftikhar Ahmed led the way with 27 runs off as many balls, and Asif Ali was still alive for 25 runs at the end.

The host team achieved the target with 9 wickets to spare.

In the final matchup before the top-two teams’ final on Friday, New Zealand will playagainst Bangladesh on Wednesday (tomorrow), while Pakistan will play the latter on Thursday.