Opener Martin Guptill produced a superb performance with the bat as New Zealand thrashed Pakistan by eight wickets through the Duckworth-Lewis method in the second ODI to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series here at the Saxton Oval on Tuesday.
After rains played the spoilsport and delayed the play for more than two hours, the target was revised to 151 off 25 overs.
Guptill provided his side with a solid start as not only did he smash an undefeated 71-ball 86, but also shared a solid 104-run stand with Ross Taylor (45) to ensure the home side cross the mark with seven balls to spare.
Guptill also hammered five fours and five sixes in his blistering knock.
Earlier, Pakistan had won the toss and opted to bat first.
Guptill was adjudged 'Man of the Match' for his stellar performance with the bat.
The two sides will now play their third ODI on January 13 at the University Oval.
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