Perfect cricket match prediction: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 5 live results: Pakistan lost 3 in 319 chase

Pakistan vs New Zealand:
Catch live score and updates from Day Five of the second Test match at the National Stadium in Karachi.

Day 4 report:
Pakistan struggling in run chase of 319

Pakistan lost two wickets without scoring in its chase of the 319 winning target against New Zealand at the end of an eventful fourth day of the second Test on Thursday. New Zealand set up its bid for a series victory in its first Test tour to Pakistan in 20 years after declaring its second innings on 277 for 5 and using the last three overs of the day to bowl opener Abdullah Shafique and nightwatchman Mir Hamza.

Pakistan was 0 for 2 at stumps and has to beat its previous highest successful chase of 314 runs in 1994 when Australia was beaten by one wicket at the same National Stadium. On a day when the umpires made misjudgements, New Zealand left no doubt when captain Tim Southee knocked back Shafique’s off stump off the second ball which kept a bit low and Ish Sodhi clean bowled Hamza for a pair in the match to leave Pakistan in deep trouble. Tom Blundell (74) and Michael Bracewell (74 out-out) consolidated New Zealand for a streak of 127 runs. Blundell hid in the depths as New Zealand looked for a fast run and Southey made a late statement.

New Zealand took the lead in the first innings with 41 carries after dismissing Pakistan for 408 points, then chair umpires Alex Werf and Aleem Dar took center stage after lunch. New Zealand, after successfully tipping Worf his two legs, leg his spinner Abrar He made a decision in favor of Ahmed and Henry overturned his decision over Nichols (5) Then Dahl made a mistake.

Pakistan opts for LBW transfer after Tom Latham (62) wins second straight half as Worf dominates batsmen and video suggests ball may have hit leg stump did not do it. Blundell also managed to overturn a lbw decision before scoring, being dropped just before tea by wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed.

Sarfaraz also dropped Bracewell just after finishing the half-century and missed a punch in Darryl Mitchell just before the New Zealand Declaration.Latham’s Century stand and Kane Williamson (41) gave New Zealand a 155-run lead. After giving up, Pakistan attacked three times for 14 runs. Latham was brilliantly snapped by Abrar. He broke a menacing stance of 114 runs by flipping a low square-leg left catch.

After wasting two ratings against his former captain twice before lunch, Williamson followed when Abrar finally lbwed him. Hasan Ali made his first Test since July but nullified the first wicket when Nichols mistimed his pull shot and was caught midway. Latham overwhelmed Spinner with his shot sweeping and achieved his limit of 11. When Babar Azam dropped a difficult catch mid-wicket, he survived an opportunity a little over half a century into the 25th.

Earlier, Devon Conway had his eye on the Golden Duck before Latham and Williamson led New Zealand 76–1 by lunchtime with 117 runs in total. Fast left-arm bowler Hamza picked up his first Test wicket for the first time in four years when he rolled the first ball cleanly as it went left-handed after cutting off Conway’s pads and hit the stumps. rice field. Hamza was wicketless in the first Test of the draw last week after being recalled for the first time since 2018.

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