Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd Test: Kiwis Wins Third Test Match by Inning and 80 Runs

 

Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd Test: Kiwis Wins Third Test Match by Inning and 80 Runs | PakistanTribe.com

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)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
TA Boult 21 6 54 0 2.57 99 7 0 (1w)
TG Southee 24 4 54 1 2.25 114 6 0
DL Vettori 19 5 41 1 2.15 90 3 1
CJ Anderson 12 4 28 0 2.33 61 4 0 (1nb, 3w)
MD Craig 27.4 5 94 7 3.39 122 11 2
IS Sodhi 22 3 76 1 3.45 98 10 2
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)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
Mohammad Talha 22 2 136 0 6.18 81 21 2 (6nb, 1w)
Rahat Ali 29 2 99 4 3.41 128 15 1 (2w)
Zulfiqar Babar 23 1 135 0 5.86 73 10 7
Yasir Shah 44.1 4 193 4 4.36 156 15 7
Mohammad Hafeez 23 2 110 2 4.78 77 5 5 (1w)
Azhar Ali 2 0 8 0 4.00 5 0 0
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)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
TA Boult 15 6 38 4 2.53 77 6 1
TG Southee 11 3 20 0 1.81 56 3 0 (1w)
MD Craig 20.3 2 109 3 5.31 83 15 4
DL Vettori 5 2 8 1 1.60 26 1 0 (1nb)
IS Sodhi 12 0 82 2 6.83 43 12 3

MATCH DETAILS


Toss – Pakistan, who chose to bat
Series – 3-match series drawn 1-1
Player of the match – tba
Umpires – PR Reiffel (Australia) and RJ Tucker (Australia)
TV umpire – REJ Martinesz (Sri Lanka)
Match referee – AJ Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Reserve umpire – Shozab Raza (Pakistan)
Close of play
  • day 1 – Pakistan 1st innings 281/3 (Mohammad Hafeez 178*, Misbah-ul-Haq 38*, 90 ov)
  • day 2 – New Zealand 1st innings 249/1 (BB McCullum 153*, KS Williamson 76*, 45 ov)
  • day 3 – New Zealand 1st innings 637/8 (MD Craig 34*, 130 ov)

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