PAK vs NZ: New Zealand’s Mark Chapman scored a brilliant century in the fifth T20 match played against Pakistan, which is his first century in the shortest format of cricket. He has also got a reward for this.
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New Delhi: Pakistan’s team is continuously facing defeat at home.India defeated Pakistan by six wickets in the fifth T20 match on Monday. Mark Chapman shone in this New Zealand team. Chapman played a stormy innings in this match and scored a century. Batting first, Pakistan scored 193 runs losing five wickets. New Zealand achieved this target by losing four wickets in 19.2 overs.
Chapman faced 57 balls in this match and scored an unbeaten 104 with the help of 11 fours and four sixes. His innings came when the New Zealand team was struggling.
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lead the team and win
Chasing the target of 194 runs, Gujarat did not get off to a good start. Captain Tom Latham was out without opening the account. Chad Bowes returned to the pavilion after scoring 19 runs. Will Young was also dismissed after scoring four runs. Daryl Mitchell scored 15 runs off 18 balls. The team’s score was 73 runs losing four wickets and then from here Chapman wrote the story of the team’s victory.
He made the team win by sharing a brilliant century partnership with James Neesham. Neesham supported Chapman very well and scored an unbeaten 45. To score so many runs, he faced 25 balls and hit four fours and two sixes. With this, the five-match series ended in a draw at 2-2.
Maiden T20I 💯 for Mark Chapman. An extraordinary match-winning effort from the left-handed batter 👏,
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB)
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place in ODI team
This is Chapman’s first T20 century and due to this innings, he was also chosen as the player of the match. Along with this, Chapman has been rewarded for this innings. New Zealand has to play a five-match ODI series against Pakistan and Chapman has been included in the New Zealand team for this series.
Who is Mark Chapman
Chapman, who beat Pakistan at home, was not born in New Zealand but in Hong Kong. He played cricket for this country for a long time. At the age of 15, he played the Under-19 World Cup in 2010 with the Hong Kong team. After this, he made his international debut for the Hong Kong team in 2015 and scored a century.
after that heDecided to play for and tried his hand at Auckland in domestic cricket there. After scoring runs in domestic cricket, he got a chance to play for the New Zealand national team in 2018. Since then he is playing for New Zealand. So far he has played seven ODIs and 52 T20 matches in his career.
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