SHARJAH – New Zealand team won third test by inning and 80 runs, Asad Shafiq remains top scorer with 137 runs from Pakistani side.
Pakistan all out for 259 runs and loss the third test match by an inning and 80 runs. Asad Shafiq with 137 runs and Sarfraz with 37 runs remain top scorer from Pakistani side.
Boult send back four Pakistani Batsmen. Mark Craig take three wickets so.
With the help of great innings of Maccallum great knock of 202 runs and Ks Williamson’s 192 drives New Zealand in strong position.
Four Pakistani btasmen back to pavilian in quick time. Mibah ul Haq still on pitch along with Asad Shafiq.
New Zealand scored 690 runs in their second innings of match.
Pakistan scored 351 runs in first inning of thirst match. Muhammad Hafeez gone back to pavilion after a great knock of 197 runs. Muhammad Talha and Rahat Ali back to pavilian without scoring any run.
Mark Craig sent back seven batsmen. Vettori, Sodhi and Tim Sothee took one wicket each so far in first inning of third test match.
Opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez carried his bat through the first day in smashing an unbeaten 178 and spurring Pakistan to 281 for 3 against New Zealand on Wednesday.
The start of the second day’s play was suspended following the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes on Thursday.
King of sultan Wasim Akram, Shahid Khan Afrid and Umar Gul sends condolences and grief as do hundreds of other professional cricketers on the sad demise of Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes.
Hughes dies on Thursday morning as per announced by the Australian Cricket Board.
Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he never regained consciousness and died in hospital in Sydney.
Hughes, 25, was carried off on a stretcher at the Sydney Cricket Ground after a short-pitched delivery struck his head, missing his helmet. He had CPR and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation before being taken to hospital and placed in an induced coma.
In a statement, Peter Brukner said: “It is my sad duty to inform you that a short time ago Phillip Hughes passed away. He never regained consciousness following his injury on Tuesday.
Pakistan opted to bat on a Sharjah pitch expected to be slower and lower than the previous two venues.
Muhammad Haffeez rejoin Pakistan team and part of playing eleven after hamstring injury, Muhammad Talha is also back in team as a second change from Pakistan side.
Daniel Vettori included in the New Zealand playing eleven as the visitors looked for series-equaliser but the toss did not go their way.
Vettori’s previous Test outing was more than two years ago. This Test – his 112th for New Zealand – takes him past Stephen Fleming as the most-capped New Zealand player. He has also represented the ICC World XI in one Test.
Pakistan led the three match test series by 1-0 after the last match ends without producing any result Ross Tylor declared man of the match in last match for his match saving century.
Match summary is as below :
|Pakistan 1st innings||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|Mohammad Hafeez||c Boult b Sodhi||197||434||316||25||3||62.34|
|Shan Masood||b Craig||12||71||57||1||0||21.05|
|Azhar Ali||c Taylor b Craig||39||113||102||4||1||38.23|
|Younis Khan||lbw b Vettori||5||20||13||0||0||38.46|
|Misbah-ul-Haq*||c †Watling b Southee||38||173||120||5||1||31.66|
|Asad Shafiq||c Sodhi b Craig||11||59||39||1||0||28.20|
|Sarfraz Ahmed†||c †Watling b Craig||15||34||24||1||0||62.50|
|Yasir Shah||c Taylor b Craig||25||57||65||4||0||38.46|
|Mohammad Talha||c Latham b Craig||0||8||4||0||0||0.00|
|Rahat Ali||c Taylor b Craig||0||14||13||0||0||0.00|
|Zulfiqar Babar||not out||0||4||2||0||0||0.00|
|Extras||(lb 4, w 4, nb 1)||9|
|Total||(all out; 125.4 overs)||351||(2.79 runs per over)|
Fall of wickets 1-44 (Shan Masood, 16.5 ov), 2-131 (Azhar Ali, 45.2 ov), 3-160 (Younis Khan, 50.2 ov), 4-285 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 93.5 ov), 5-311 (Mohammad Hafeez, 106.5 ov), 6-313 (Asad Shafiq, 107.6 ov), 7-336 (Sarfraz Ahmed, 117.4 ov), 8-336 (Mohammad Talha, 119.2 ov), 9-346 (Rahat Ali, 123.6 ov), 10-351 (Yasir Shah, 125.4 ov)
|CJ Anderson||12||4||28||0||2.33||61||4||0||(1nb, 3w)|
|New Zealand 1st innings||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|TWM Latham||c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Rahat Ali||13||44||32||2||0||40.62|
|BB McCullum*||b Yasir Shah||202||279||188||21||11||107.44|
|KS Williamson||c Younis Khan b Rahat Ali||192||399||244||23||1||78.68|
|LRPL Taylor||c Younis Khan b Yasir Shah||50||137||114||3||2||43.85|
|CJ Anderson||c Yasir Shah b Rahat Ali||50||68||57||7||2||87.71|
|DL Vettori||lbw b Rahat Ali||15||32||15||3||0||100.00|
|BJ Watling†||lbw b Mohammad Hafeez||8||34||22||1||0||36.36|
|MD Craig||c & b Mohammad Hafeez||65||123||85||2||3||76.47|
|TG Southee||c Mohammad Talha b Yasir Shah||50||56||61||3||2||81.96|
|IS Sodhi||c Younis Khan b Yasir Shah||22||53||43||1||1||51.16|
|TA Boult||not out||0||11||4||0||0||0.00|
|Extras||(b 2, lb 7, w 8, nb 6)||23|
|Total||(all out; 143.1 overs)||690||(4.81 runs per over)|
Fall of wickets 1-51 (Latham, 8.4 ov), 2-348 (McCullum, 61.3 ov), 3-464 (Taylor, 93.3 ov), 4-488 (Williamson, 99.1 ov), 5-528 (Vettori, 105.6 ov), 6-537 (Anderson, 107.3 ov), 7-546 (Watling, 112.4 ov), 8-637 (Southee, 129.6 ov), 9-682 (Craig, 140.6 ov), 10-690 (Sodhi, 143.1 ov)
|Mohammad Talha||22||2||136||0||6.18||81||21||2||(6nb, 1w)|
|Pakistan 2nd innings||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|Mohammad Hafeez||c & b Craig||24||41||5||0||58.53|
|Shan Masood||c Southee b Boult||4||5||1||0||80.00|
|Azhar Ali||b Boult||6||16||1||0||37.50|
|Younis Khan||lbw b Boult||0||1||0||0||0.00|
|Misbah-ul-Haq*||c †Watling b Craig||12||57||1||0||21.05|
|Asad Shafiq||c Craig b Boult||137||148||18||6||92.56|
|Sarfraz Ahmed†||c Taylor b Sodhi||37||39||6||0||94.87|
|Yasir Shah||lbw b Sodhi||10||4||1||1||250.00|
|Mohammad Talha||lbw b Vettori||19||27||3||1||70.37|
|Rahat Ali||c McCullum b Craig||6||42||1||0||14.28|
|Zulfiqar Babar||not out||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|Extras||(lb 2, w 1, nb 1)||4|
|Total||(all out; 63.3 overs)||259||(4.07 runs per over)|
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Shan Masood, 2.2 ov), 2-20 (Azhar Ali, 6.6 ov), 3-24 (Younis Khan, 8.1 ov), 4-36 (Mohammad Hafeez, 13.6 ov), 5-63 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 27.3 ov), 6-136 (Sarfraz Ahmed, 40.2 ov), 7-146 (Yasir Shah, 40.6 ov), 8-180 (Mohammad Talha, 48.5 ov), 9-258 (Asad Shafiq, 62.2 ov), 10-259 (Rahat Ali, 63.3 ov)