New Zealand wins toss, bats in 3rd ODI vs

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Craig Dougherty had barely settled down when he chose to stick his arm out and grab a huge hit by Martin Guptill of the bowling off Mohammad Amir.&#.

It was a clean catch without any grappling from fellow fans.

'My teammates were giving me s*** because I dropped an absolute sitter on the boundary with two hands the other week before Christmas, ' he said.

"It hasn't really sunk in yet, I still can't believe I caught it, but it's awesome that I did catch it".

The visiting Pakistan has a very little margin of error, it can afford to make; otherwise, the five-match ODI series will easily slip away to New Zealand which is already leading it by 2-0.

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Trent Boult claimed 5-17 as Pakistan were bundled out in 27.2 overs, their joint third-lowest ODI total, in reply to New Zealand's 257 all out.

At one stage Pakistan were in danger of beating Zimbabwe's world record low score of 35 but they were eight down when that milestone was avoided.

Sarfraz was helped along by Mohammad Amir (14) and Rumman Raees (16) as the three added 42 for the last two wickets, but the captain saw serious problems with the top order batting.

Pakistan's bowlers seemed to get better as the ball got older, making excellent use of slower, shorter deliveries which confounded the batsmen when they didn't bounce or come onto the bat as expected.

The Kiwis total was set up by captain Kane Williamson (73) and veteran Ross Taylor (52), who provided a solid foundation for the innings. Openers Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman were both dismissed by Boult.

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Boult was named Man of the Match, and said: "Pretty windy today, the wind was behind me today". Plum lbw. Thought about reviewing for a second but ends up walking.

He didn't miss much, however, as the game fizzled out into a one-sided mismatch due to Pakistan's inept batting display.

Taylor was able to score more freely, perhaps because conditions favored the straight-bat shots which are his forte, and reached his 40th ODI half century from 49 balls.

The score is also the second lowest ever made against New Zealand.

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