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New Zealand reach 369-8 in second Test DUBAI: New Zealand battled hard on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday reaching 369-8 at tea.Mark Craig (43) and BJ Watling (39) added an invaluable 68 for the seveth wicket to help New Zealand revive from a faltering 295-6. At the interval, Ish Sodhi was 12 not out and Tim Southee was batting on nine.Watling defied the Pakistan bowling during his two-hour vigil, hitting three boundaries before he gave a catch off part-timer Azhar Ali.Craig, who hit five boundaries, was trapped leg-before by Zulfiqar Babar who had figures of 2-126.Craig benefitted from a dropped catch on nine when Rahat Ali failed to take a simple catch at mid-on off leg-spinner Yasrir Shah.Earlier, resuming on a strong 243-3 New Zealand lost both their overnight batsmen Corey Anderson and Tom Latham in the space of two runs.Seamer Ehsan Adil (2-69) had Anderson caught in the ...

Pakistan vs New Zealand second Test scoreboard DUBAI: Scoreboard at lunch on the second day of the second Test between Pakistan and New Zealand at Dubai stadium on Tuesday:New Zealand Ist innings (overnight 243-3)T. Latham c Ahmed b Rahat 137B. McCullum c Masood b Adil 43K. Williamson b Babar 32R. Taylor c Masood b Shah 23C. Anderson c Ali b Adil 9J. Neesham c Misbah b Shah 17B.J. Watling not out 18M. Craig not out 13Extras: (lb3) 3Total: (for six wkts; 116 ...
New Zealand derail after Latham departs DUBAI: New Zealand lost three early wickets including that of centurion Tom Latham before reaching 295-6 at lunch in the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday.Resuming the second day on a strong 243-3, New Zealand lost Corey Anderson for nine in the second over of the day and then Latham in the third as Pakistan grabbed two wickets for just two runs.When teams walked off for break, BJ Watling was 18 and with ...
No one comes close to Misbah: Najam Sethi ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi feels no other player comes close to skipper Misbah-ul-Haq in terms of mental ability, discipline and batting saying the green-shirts Pakistan needed a captain like him.Sethi said everyone criticized my decision to persist with Misbah by saying he is fine as Test captain, but not ODI captain. "There were already a few contenders in the team, who wanted to become Pakistan's captain," he said while talking ...
Younis Khan is a very committed player: Rashid Latif ISLAMABAD: Former captain Rashid Latif believes Younis Khan is a very committed player saying the 2009 Twenty-20 World Cup is a great example of his dedication where he introduced a lot of new players and won the mega event.Rashid said Younis is so committed that he is not concerned about being diplomatic but just focuses on his cricket. "The 2009 World T20 is a great example of Younis's dedication where he introduced a lot of ...
New Zealand reach 295-6 at lunch in second Test DUBAI: New Zealand, strongly placed at start of play on 243-3, lost three wickets to be 295-6 at lunch on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday.Centurion Rod Latham was dismissed for his overnight score of 137 while Corey Anderson was out for nine and Jimmy Neesham for 17.At the break B.J. Watling (18) and Mark Craig (13) were at the crease.Leg-spinner Yasir Shah had figures of 2-70 and ...
South Africa's Steyn plays down 'silly' Clarke feud SYDNEY: South African paceman Dale Steyn played down his rift with Australia captain Michael Clarke on Tuesday, saying their supposed feud had been "a bit silly". Clarke has been ruled out of the last three matches of the one-day series against the Proteas by a hamstring injury and Steyn said he wished the Australian a swift recovery. The row started in March when Clarke sledged Steyn when the South African and team mate Vernon Philander ...


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