Pakistan suffered a defeat at the hands of the visiting Kiwi side in the first ODI at Abu Dhabi. Batting first, the Kiwis scored 266-7 in 50 overs with Ross Taylor scoring 80 runs for his side.
Shadab Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi chipped in together taking 8 wickets between them. In reply, Pakistan got off to a disastrous start as Trent Boult claimed a hat-trick very early in the innings.
Boult got Fakhar, Babar
Sarfraz scored 64 whilst Imad Wasim scored 54, hitting two massive sixes. With a collective batting effort, Kiwis won the 1st ODI by 47 runs and now they are leading the ODI series 1-0.