The recent twists of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 have left Pakistan dependent on New Zealand to help them qualify for the next round. After England defeated India, Pakistan's chances of qualifying for the semi-finals are slightly blurred.
Usama Mir, the leg-spinner who played for Karachi Kings requested Ish Sodhi and New Zealand team to do well against England on behalf of Pakistan. He wants them to defeat England in order to clear the way for Pakistan.
New Zealand will take on England in an all-important game on 3rd July at Riverside, Durham. It will not be a crunch game for England and New Zealand only but also for Pakistan and Bangladesh who will take on each other on 5th July at Lords.