Twitter reactions: Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed flatten New Zealand on Day 1 – PAK vs NZ, 1st Check
Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam scored his ninth Check century and remained not out on 161 on the finish of the primary day’s play within the collection opener towards New Zealand, serving to the host group attain 317/5.
Sarfaraz Ahmed, making his fiftieth Check look and first at residence, contributed 86 runs off 153 balls. Ahmed and Babar shared a 196-run partnership for the fifth wicket, which lasted 56.3 overs and put Pakistan in a robust place.
Regardless of utilizing three spinners, New Zealand was unable to successfully management the run move, with financial system charges starting from 3.4 to 4.9. Sarfaraz was dismissed within the 86th over, caught by Patel at first slip, ending the partnership with Babar.
Babar narrowly prevented being given out lbw off Patel’s bowling late within the day, however efficiently challenged the choice and remained not out on 161 at stumps, with Agha Salman on three not out.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted:
Happy with Pakistan’s efficiency in the present day, nice comeback after the early lack of wickets. Particular reward for Babar for one more excellent innings. Sarfaraz proved his choice proper, wonderful efficiency for him underneath stress.
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) December 26, 2022
Particular innings 🙌
©️aptain @babarazam258 marches on 💪#PAKvNZ | #TayyariKiwiHai pic.twitter.com/lxr1dw2Vf3
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 26, 2022
Silky as per… @babarazam258 #numbernine 👏👌🇵🇰 #PAKvNZ pic.twitter.com/LJKvMRj6AD
— Danny Morrison (@SteelyDan66) December 26, 2022
High class hundred by @babarazam258 . 👏👏👏
— Salman Butt (@im_SalmanButt) December 26, 2022
Nice battle again from group Pakistan.
One other day one other Hundred @babarazam258 ⭐️
What a particular comeback @SarfarazA_54 Saifi bhai❤️ pic.twitter.com/TXrW9ax2TU
— Fakhar Zaman (@FakharZamanLive) December 26, 2022
Kaptaan and skipper ♥️♥️. @SarfarazA_54 and @babarazam258 pic.twitter.com/5jB6hPuRta
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) December 26, 2022
Class aside, Kaptaan @babarazam258!
Loved each little bit of it.#PAKvNZ
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) December 26, 2022
Unbelievable century by captain Babar Azam!
When others failed, he delivered for Pakistan 👏#PAKvsNZ @babarazam258
— Sushant Mehta (@SushantNMehta) December 26, 2022
What a participant @babarazam258 💯
Unimaginable 2022 in take a look at cricket, privilege to observe! #PAKvNZ
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) December 26, 2022
Babar Azam and a 100 in NSK!
fifth worldwide century for the KING on the venuepic.twitter.com/AsQHGcZfh5
— Emmad Hameed (@Emmad81) December 26, 2022
Babar Azam #9👍🏼👍🏼.
— Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) December 26, 2022
Star of the day – Babar Azam.
Pakistan was 48 for 3 then captain Babar led from the entrance, 161* from 277 balls together with 15 fours & 1 six throughout day 1 stumps. pic.twitter.com/1QHl4pxX51
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) December 26, 2022
One other 100 for @babarazam258 – this one got here underneath stress, extra so with folks gunning for him #PakvsNZ #Babar
— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) December 26, 2022
#KingBabar👑 hits one other spectacular Check💯 towards @BLACKCAPS this time💛⚡️
✅Main Run-Scorer in Assessments in 2022
✅Most 50+ scores in a calendar yr as Captain #BabarAzam𓃵 #Zalmi #YellowStorm #PAKvNZ pic.twitter.com/UCPwO5Pr06
— Peshawar Zalmi (@PeshawarZalmi) December 26, 2022
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TAGS: Babar Azam, New Zealand, New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022-23, Pakistan, PAKvNZ, Sarfaraz Ahmed
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