/Live Blogs: Pakistan vs New Zealand, Stumps Day 1

Live Blogs: Pakistan vs New Zealand, Stumps Day 1

Although Pakistan has lost 2 wickets before Stumps day 1 but they are right in the driving seat at the end of the day where they lost 2 wickets after getting good start of the innings but both the openers got out early after one dismissal.

But Harris Sohail and Ashar Ali ensured that Pakistan do not lose many wickets and don’t suffer setback.

Pakistan has started their innings with positive intense as both the openers looked solid in the middle. Pakistan is 22/0 at the moment

Early Nez Zealand sent back on  153 score where Yasir Shah took 3 wickets and Hassan Ali, Muhammad Abbas and Harris Sohail chipped up with two wickets respectively in the match adn bundled out New Zealand on 153 runs.

In just few overs the things have been changed very quickly when Hassan Ali got two quick wickets and other Pakistani bowlers also chipped up in the case to send Kiwis into the pavilion

New Zealand is struggling to get 150 runs here as they are now 133/8 right now

last man dismissed Watling by harris Sohail LBw.

Kane Williamson is taking the charge of Kiwis as their batters are not doing the things what Kiwis wanted but Kane got his well deserved fifty to put New Zealand in good shape of Test as they are 119/4 after choosing bat first in a crucial pitch where 4th inning will be hard to bat on.

New Zealand has got some vital runs before the Lunch Break as they are at 81/3 right now with having the partnership of Williamson and Nichols of 40 runs after losing early three wickets, Williamson is at 39 and Nichols is at 15 runs.

Kiwis have fought back after early losses of some key players but they have Williamson still out there to rescue them from the Pakistan main weapons in UAE conditions, Yasir Shah who has already taken two wickets out of three and bowling with accurate line and length and with same mood.

They are at 69/3 at the moment.

Yasir Shah has been headache for Kiwis who dismissed the two well settled players, now it Ross Taylor who was dismissed by the Yasir Shah and he is now struggling New Zealand with his fiery spell.

Abbas got the rid of their opener in the first test match where New Zealand won the toss and elected the bat first and have almost settle the things for the big total already but Pakistan is slightly on dependent on Muhammad Abbas who has been key fast bowler in the UAE.

Yasir Shah is an other bowler is the key factor for the Pakistan side for over the years, but New Zealand is eyeing on the Williamson for the big score here.

Yasir Shah taken the wicket of Tom Latham in cheaply way into the legside by hitting the soft shot in the hands of Muhammad Hafeez who took it comfortably.

New Zealand are at 35/2 at the moment.