Devon Conway and Tom Latham led New Zealand’s sturdy reply after Pakistan’s 438 of their first innings on Day 2 of the continuing first Check at Nationwide Stadium in Karachi.
Conway, who turned the quickest New Zealand batter to 1000 Check runs (19 innings), and Latham shaped a document highest 165-run opening partnership. Each Latham and Conway displayed utmost persistence as they saved Pakistan bowlers at bay. Wicketkeeper Latham stayed unbeaten on 78 whereas Conway remained undefeated on 82.
Earlier, Pakistan misplaced centurion skipper Babar Azam within the first over of the morning, however Agha Salman shined with the bat to assist the hosts attain a large complete. Salman smashed his maiden Check century as the house group posted 438 of their first innings. Black Caps skipper Tim Southee led New Zealand’s bowling with 3/69 from 25.5 overs. Equally, the trio of spinners Ajaz Patel, Michael Bracewell and Ish Sodhi bagged six wickets between them.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
— Chennai Tremendous Kings (@ChennaiIPL) December 27, 2022
— ICC (@ICC) December 27, 2022
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 27, 2022
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) December 27, 2022
— Umar Gul (@mdk_gul) December 27, 2022
I actually hope Wasim Jr will get some reverse swing going because the ball will get older as a result of he most likely is our greatest wager to take wickets right here in any other case we’re in for some toil in Karachi. New Zealand would wish to pile up runs and take Pakistan’s win out of the equation. #PAKvNZ
— Farid Khan (@_FaridKhan) December 27, 2022
— Multan Sultans (@MultanSultans) December 27, 2022
165 for no loss. Day 2 Stumps.
Now, Pakistani Journalist on YouTube channel will ask
– Why Babar Azam didn’t take wickets? Babar ought to have taken atleast fif-er.😂
Few days again, everybody was asking why u r not choosing Mir Hamza. Lo Hamza ne fir-er liye😂#PAKvNZ
— Avinash Aryan (@AvinashArya09) December 27, 2022
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) December 27, 2022
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