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• New zealand beat Pakistan by 64 runs

Pix: good bowling by Scot styres 3-23 against Pakistan .

Align CenterPix: Mccullum smashed 131 runs against Pakistan on 06/11/09.

ABU DHABI: Brendon mccullum hit a return to form hundred and scot styres took three wickets in two overs as New zealand beat Pakistan by 64 runs in the 2nd day-night match.

Mccullum (131 runs with 14 fours and 3 sixes) to help the black capspost a challenging 303-8 on a flat abu dhabi stadium pitch before Styris (3-23) triggerd a middel Order collaps wich saw Pakistan bowled out for 239, leaving the three match series at 1-1.

chasing a daunting Target , Pakistan got off to a solid start of 77 with Khalid Latif (45) and Suleman butt (59) setting the tempo. even after latif Pakistan were well on course.

Butt and Younis(19) added another 47 for the 2nd wicket before styris struck 3 times in 10 balls to turn the match in his team's favour.

Bowling for the first time in 13 months, styris had younis smartly caught at short mid wicket by a diving Ross tayler and then next ball indused Shahid Afridi (0) to play into the same fielders' hand.

In his next over, Styris had Kamran Akmal (4) caught at short cover before butt was run out after being sent back by Muhammad Yousf.

Vettori then traped Yousf (18) to push Pakistan to the brink of Defeat.

Although Shoaib Malik (26) and Razzaq (35) resisted, it was to little to late against a professional New zealand.

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