Day-4 of Pak vs NZ: Pakistan Leading Towards Another Record Breaking Win

Pak vs NZ First Test Full Score Card

ABU DHABI – Pakistani bowlers  crushes the batting line of  black caps and Misbahul Haq is in search of another win to surpass the record of Imran Khan and Javed Miandad.

The fourth day of first test match between Pakistan and New Zealand ends with Kiwis scoring 174 over the loss of 8 wickets. They were following the target of 480 sets by Pakistani batsmen before declaring their second innings before lunch.

Misbahul Haq is now only two wickets away from being the most successful test captain of Pakistan. He now holds the  joint record for the most Test wins by a Pakistan captain (14 test wins). Misbah has captained Pakistan in only 31 Tests. While Miandad and Imran led in 34 and 48 respectively.

Complete match summary is as below:

Pakistan 1st innings R B 4s 6s SR
Mohammad Hafeez c & b Anderson 96 137 10 0 70.07
Ahmed Shehzad hit wicket b Anderson 176 371 17 1 47.43
Azhar Ali b Sodhi 87 215 4 0 40.46
Younis Khan not out 100 141 10 0 70.92
Misbah-ul-Haq* not out 102 162 9 1 62.96
Extras (b 2, lb 2, nb 1) 5
Total (3 wickets dec; 170.5 overs) 566 (3.31 runs per over)

Did not batAsad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar, Rahat Ali, Imran Khan


Fall of wickets 1-178 (Mohammad Hafeez, 52.6 ov), 2-347 (Ahmed Shehzad, 115.4 ov), 3-373 (Azhar Ali, 124.4 ov)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
TA Boult 26 7 62 0 2.38 127 5 0
TG Southee 23 5 62 0 2.69 109 5 0 (1nb)
MD Craig 33 1 126 0 3.81 116 7 1
IS Sodhi 43 6 162 1 3.76 170 18 1
CJ Anderson 19 3 68 2 3.57 79 9 0
JDS Neesham 16 0 50 0 3.12 66 5 0
BB McCullum 10.5 1 32 0 2.95 40 1 0
New Zealand 1st innings R B 4s 6s SR
TWM Latham lbw b Rahat Ali 103 222 13 0 46.39
BB McCullum* c Younis Khan b Zulfiqar Babar 18 45 2 0 40.00
KS Williamson b Rahat Ali 3 4 0 0 75.00
LRPL Taylor c Asad Shafiq b Zulfiqar Babar 0 6 0 0 0.00
CJ Anderson b Rahat Ali 48 70 8 0 68.57
JDS Neesham st †Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Hafeez 11 30 1 0 36.66
BJ Watling† lbw b Zulfiqar Babar 42 96 4 0 43.75
MD Craig run out (Rahat Ali/†Sarfraz Ahmed/Yasir Shah) 1 5 0 0 20.00
TG Southee c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Rahat Ali 0 5 0 0 0.00
IS Sodhi b Yasir Shah 25 46 5 0 54.34
TA Boult not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (lb 7, nb 4) 11
Total (all out; 87.3 overs) 262 (2.99 runs per over)

Fall of wickets 1-33 (McCullum, 17.2 ov), 2-38 (Williamson, 18.3 ov), 3-47 (Taylor, 21.2 ov), 4-130 (Anderson, 42.6 ov), 5-150 (Neesham, 51.5 ov), 6-215 (Latham, 72.4 ov), 7-219 (Craig, 73.5 ov), 8-219 (Southee, 74.5 ov), 9-262 (Sodhi, 86.6 ov),10-262 (Watling, 87.3 ov)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
Rahat Ali 17 10 22 4 1.29 95 4 0 (3nb)
Imran Khan 11 2 29 0 2.63 54 5 0 (1nb)
Zulfiqar Babar 27.3 5 79 3 2.87 125 8 0
Mohammad Hafeez 15 1 60 1 4.00 61 8 0
Yasir Shah 17 1 65 1 3.82 66 8 0
Pakistan 2nd innings R B 4s 6s SR
Mohammad Hafeez not out 101 130 12 2 77.69
Azhar Ali lbw b Sodhi 23 47 0 0 48.93
Younis Khan lbw b Sodhi 28 45 2 0 62.22
Sarfraz Ahmed† not out 13 14 1 0 92.85
Extras (b 6, lb 2, w 2) 10
Total (2 wickets dec; 39.2 overs) 175 (4.44 runs per over)

Did not batAhmed Shehzad, Misbah-ul-Haq*, Asad Shafiq, Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar, Rahat Ali, Imran Khan


Fall of wickets 1-69 (Azhar Ali, 18.4 ov), 2-139 (Younis Khan, 34.2 ov)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
TA Boult 7 2 25 0 3.57 33 4 0 (2w)
TG Southee 9 0 33 0 3.66 37 1 1
IS Sodhi 13 1 66 2 5.07 41 6 1
CJ Anderson 5 1 11 0 2.20 23 1 0
MD Craig 5 0 29 0 5.80 12 3 0
BB McCullum 0.2 0 3 0 9.00 0 0 0
New Zealand 2nd innings (target: 480 runs) R B 4s 6s SR
TWM Latham c Yasir Shah b Zulfiqar Babar 20 35 3 0 57.14
BB McCullum* lbw b Yasir Shah 39 49 7 0 79.59
KS Williamson st †Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Hafeez 23 45 3 0 51.11
LRPL Taylor lbw b Yasir Shah 8 10 1 0 80.00
CJ Anderson lbw b Imran Khan 23 48 1 0 47.91
JDS Neesham c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Rahat Ali 0 2 0 0 0.00
BJ Watling† b Rahat Ali 0 1 0 0 0.00
MD Craig not out 27 65 3 0 41.53
TG Southee b Zulfiqar Babar 5 18 1 0 27.77
IS Sodhi not out 27 51 5 0 52.94
Extras (lb 2) 2
Total (8 wickets; 54 overs) 174 (3.22 runs per over)

To batTA Boult


Fall of wickets 1-57 (Latham, 13.1 ov), 2-61 (McCullum, 14.5 ov), 3-69 (Taylor, 16.4 ov), 4-111 (Williamson, 29.5 ov), 5-112 (Neesham, 30.2 ov), 6-112 (Watling, 30.3 ov), 7-121 (Anderson, 34.1 ov), 8-138 (Southee, 39.1 ov)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
Rahat Ali 9 1 38 2 4.22 40 6 0
Imran Khan 7 0 34 1 4.85 29 6 0
Zulfiqar Babar 18 6 30 2 1.66 90 3 0
Yasir Shah 13 1 49 2 3.76 55 7 0
Mohammad Hafeez 7 0 21 1 3.00 31 2 0

MATCH DETAILS


Toss – Pakistan, who chose to bat
Player of the match – tba
Umpires – REJ Martinesz (Sri Lanka) and RJ Tucker (Australia)
TV umpire – PR Reiffel (Australia)
Match referee – AJ Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Close of play

  • day 1 – Pakistan 1st innings 269/1 (Ahmed Shehzad 126*, Azhar Ali 46*, 90 ov)
  • day 2 – New Zealand 1st innings 15/0 (TWM Latham 5*, BB McCullum 9*, 7 ov)
  • day 3 – Pakistan 2nd innings 15/0 (Mohammad Hafeez 5*, Azhar Ali 9*, 6 ov)
  • day 4 – New Zealand 2nd innings 174/8 (MD Craig 27*, IS Sodhi 27*, 54 ov)

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