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Pakistan in trouble after New Zealand total 403 DUBAI: Pakistan were under pressure after losing both their openers for 34 in reply to New Zealand's big total of 403 in the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday.Azhar Ali (four) and Younis Khan (one) were unbeaten at close on the second day after Shan Masood (13) and Taufeeq Umar (16) departed early to give New Zealand an edge for the first time in the series.Pakistan still need 170 runs more to avoid the follow-on with eight wickets intact.Pakistan's new opening pair, after Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez were ruled out due to injuries, flopped as Masood played over a sharp turning delivery from Ish Sodhi and was bowled between the gap.Umar, playing his first Test in two years, was stumped as he was beaten by off-spinner Mark Craig.That capped a good day for New Zealand who added 160 runs in the day.Besides opener Tom Latham's brilliant 137, New Zealand ...

Azhar, Sohail pair should open 2nd Test: Sarfraz ISLAMABAD: Former Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has suggested that the pair of Azhar Ali and Haris Sohail should open the 2nd Test against New Zealand. Sarfraz said Azhar having the ability to stay on the crease could be useful opener, while Haris Sohail had the guts for longer time, he said talking to APP on Sunday.Pakistan has won the first Test with a considerable lead in the three-match series. The second Test will be played ...
New Zealand dismissed for 403 in second Test DUBAI: New Zealand were bowled out for 403 in their first innings in the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday.New Zealand were 278-6 but the tail wagged and added 125 for the last four wickets with Mark Craig hitting 43 and BJ Watling 39.Resuming at 243-3 New Zealand lost centurion Tom Latham without adding to his overnight score of 137.Left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar finished with 4-137 while Yasir Shah and Ehsan Adil took ...
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 ...
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 ...


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