Today cricket match report: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2023 live cricket scores, 2nd Test, Day 4, Karachi

Updates & Live Scores PAK vs NZ Test 2, Day 4:
Pakistan passed the century of Saud Shakeel’s First Test of Patience and Safaraz Ahmed’s aggressive 78 to beat New Zealand by 42 points on the third day of Wednesday’s Second Test.

Left-handed Shakeel fought all day to go undefeated 124 from 336 in an eight-hour round before the New Zealand spinners hit back late with four wins and Pakistan finished the day. play with a score of 407-9.

“When I got into the 90s, I was nervous for 1-2 passes but Sarfaraz told me not to stress,” Shakeel said after raising the Hundred Test for the first time in his hometown and hit 17 kilns. “Sarfaraz is a very senior player, I started my career with him. It’s good that he is with me as I mark my century.

New Zealand part-time tailor Daryl Mitchell beat Pakistan in the final round with a score of 70 as left-hander Ajaz Patel (3-88) knocked out Agha Salman (41) and Hasan Ali (4) performed by Michael Bracewell and Devon Conway. Legspinner Ish Sodhi (2-94), who was recalled for the Pakistan Test tour after four years, let Naseem Shah and Mir Hamza make consecutive serves but Abrar Ahmed dodged the ball from his hat with The midfielder’s umbrella surrounds and has yet to emerge from the crowd.

New Zealand could have soon revealed Pakistan’s long tail after tea, still leading by 100 points, but Tom Latham lost on regulation due to Shakeel’s short loss, to the chagrin of captain Tim Southee ( 1-62).

Earlier, Shakeel and Sarfaraz held New Zealand to a determined position of 150 runs in three hours after Pakistan lost to Imam-ul-Haq’s sole racket in a quiet first session, also generating 70 points. .

Mitchell nearly sent Sarfaraz off his first balloon late in the second inning, but the hitter was able to overturn referee Alex Wharf’s decision on lbw through a televised dismissal. But two balls later, Tom Blundell confused him after collecting the ball with his feet.

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