Pakistan vs New Zealand, Highlights, 1st Take a look at at Abu Dhabi, Day 4, full cricket rating: Kiwis win nail-biting thriller by Four runs

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Day Three report: Hasan Ali and Yasir Shah claimed 5 wickets every in opposition to New Zealand to place Pakistan getting ready to victory on day three of the primary check in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Seamer Hasan Ali took his maiden five-wicket haul with 5-45 whereas leg-spinner Yasir Shah completed with 5-110 because the guests slumped from 220-Four to 249 all out of their second innings.

Sarfraz Ahmed and Kane Williamson, captain of Pakistan and New Zealand respectively, pose with the collection trophy. AFP

Chasing a goal of 176 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Pakistan reached 37 for no loss with openers Imam-ul-Haq (25) and Mohammed Hafeez (8) on the crease.

Resuming at 56 for one, New Zealand’s batting pair Kane Williams and Jeet Raval appeared fluent within the morning session earlier than a pointy leg-break from Shah cleaned Williamson’s stumps.

Williamson’s dismissal for 37 noticed Ross Taylor arrive to the crease, who smashed Shah for 3 boundaries in an over.

However Ali’s ripping inswinger trapped Taylor (19) plumb leg earlier than wicket, earlier than Raval’s (46) cautious knock ended when he was caught behind off the medium pacer.

Wicketkeeper batsman BJ Watling (59) and Henry Nicholls (55) rebuilt the innings with a 112-run partnership, earlier than Shah eliminated each batsmen to set off a collapse.

One other sharp leg-break off a dry pitch earned Shah his fifth wicket as Neil Wagner returned to the dressing room for a duck.

With the second new ball in hand, it took Ali three deliveries to dismiss Ish Sodhi and Trent Boult to wrap up the New Zealand innings.

The guests led by Williamson had collapsed for 153 of their first innings however had recovered nicely, courtesy of Boult’s four-wicket haul, to bowl out Pakistan for 227 on day two.

However Pakistan’s bowling assault have once more proved their price as they shut in on a 1-Zero lead within the three-test collection.

The second check will probably be performed in Dubai from Nov. 24-28 earlier than each groups return to Abu Dhabi for the ultimate check from Dec. 3-7.

With inputs from Reuters


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