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New Zealand beat Pakistan by 61 runs in rain-hit first ODI

WELLINGTON: New Zealand won the first ODI against Pakistan by 61 runs via the DLS method as the match called off after continuing rainfall at Reserve Basin in Wellington on Saturday. Batting first against visitors, the home side scored 315 runs against loss of seven wickets in the first one-day international (first ODI) here. Pakistan had to pay dearly as rival captain Kane Williamson was dropped who scored a brilliant century. Pakistan's batting stuttered losing six wickets for 166 in 30 overs except for opener Fakhar…