Fakhar Zaman Hits Fifty, Babar Azam Solid For One-Down Pakistan

Pakistan are one down in their chase of 256 runs against the Blackcaps on Monday

In the continuing first ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand at National Stadium in Karachi on Monday

Fakhar Zaman is closing in on his half-century and Babar Azam is steady as they maintain Pakistan one-down in their pursuit of 256 runs

Earlier, the hosts were able to stop the Kiwis at 255 for 9 in 50 overs with to Naseem Shah's five-wicket haul

When given the opportunity to bat first, New Zealand consistently lost wickets

The preferred batters were Michael Bracewell (43) and Tom Latham (42)

In addition to Naseem, rookie spinner Usama Mir claimed two victims

Mohammad Nawaz and Mohammad Wasim Jr. both secured one wicket

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