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Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st Test 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st Test 2022 - New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between New Zealand and Pakistan at National Stadium, Karachi in 26th December to 30th December 2022.


Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st Test 2022 Highlights
Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam take a run during their mammoth stand © Associated Press


Kane Williamson, Tom Latham, Babar Azam, Agha Salman, Imam-ul-Haq and Ish Sodhi stars as match drawn between Pakistan and New Zealand in a see-saw game of the first Test match.

Match Stats :
  • Pakistan's 438 was their fourth highest score against New Zealand at their home venue in Test matches.
  • 196 : Babar Azam and Sarfraz Ahmed set up the third highest fifth-wicket partnership for Pakistan against New Zealand in Test matches.
  • 183 : Tom Latham and Devon Conway set up the record first-wicket partnership for New Zealand against Pakistan in Test matches, previously held by the 181-run stand between Mark Richardson and Matthew Bell at Hamilton in 2001.
  • 159 : Kane Williamson and Ish Sodhi set up the third highest seventh-wicket partnership for New Zealand against Pakistan in Test matches.
  • New Zealand's 612 was their third highest score against Pakistan in Test matches and It is their highest total in Pakistan soil in Tests, previous highest was 482 at Lahore in 1965.
  • Kane Williamson became the first New Zealand batsman to score two double-centuries against Pakistan in Test cricket history.
  • Kane Williamson became the first New Zealand batsman to score a double-hundred in Pakistan in Tests.


* Captain Babar Azam's masterclass unbeaten 161 and Sarfraz Ahmed's 86 helped to Pakistan build the foundation on the opening day of the first Test match.

* Tom Latham and Devon Conway's unbeaten fifties set the solid platform for New Zealand on slow pitch after Pakistan posted 438 on the day two of the first Test match.

* Kane Williamson's 25th Test hundred gives New Zealand take a 2-run lead, Pakistan fightback in the final 30 minutes in the day 3 of the first Test match.

* New Zealand spinners put Pakistan under pressure after Kane Williamson's historic double century and Ish Sodhi's career-best 65 helped to New Zealand posted massive total of 612 for declared on the day 4 of the first Test match.

* New Zealand set the fashion after Pakistan captain Babar Azam surprisingly declares but bad light force drawn in the day five of the first Test match.

Half-centuries from Imam-ul-Haq, Saud Shakeel helped Pakistan to safety position and Ish Sodhi claims six-for, before surprise declaration left New Zealand with a 138-run target in the final hour of the first Test match.



Pakistan 1st Innings scored 438 for all-out in 130.5 overs with top scorer by Babar Azam blasted a 161 off 280-balls - which was his 9th Test hundred & his second century against New Zealand in Tests - including 15-fours & a six.

Agha Salman hammered a 103 off 155-balls including 17-fours with strike rate of 66.45, Sarfraz Ahmed struck 86 off 153-balls including 9-fours.

Imam-ul-Haq hit 24 off 38-balls included 5-fours and Saud Shakeel scored 22 off 34-balls including two boundaries.

1st Innings New Zealand best bowler by Tim Southee picked up 3-wickets, Michael Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, Ajaz Patel each took 2-wickets and one for Neil Wagner.

New Zealand 1st Innings scored 612-9 for declared in 194.5 overs with top scorer by Kane Williamson cracked a unbeaten 200 off 395-balls - which was his 5th Test double-hundred & his second double-century against Pakistan in Tests - including 21-fours & a six.

Tom Latham struck 113 off 191-balls - which was his 13th Test hundred & his third century against Pakistan in Tests - including 10-fours.

Kane Williamson scored a unbeaten 105 off 222-balls - which was his 25th Test hundred & his fifth century against Pakistan in Tests - including 11-fours, 

Devon Conway cracked a 92 off 176-balls - who fell eight-run short of his century - including 14-fours, Ish Sodhi cracked a career-best 65 off 180-balls included 11-fours. 

Tom Blundell struck 47 off 116-balls included 3-fours & a six, Daryl Mitchell hammered a 42 off 47-balls including 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 89.36 and Henry Nicholls 22.

1st Innings Pakistan best bowler by Abrar Ahmed claimed a 5-wickets for 205-runs in 67.5-overs including eight maidens, Nauman Ali picked up 3-wickets and one for Mohammad Wasim.

Pakistan 2nd Innings scored 311-8 for declared in 103.5 overs with top scorer by Imam-ul-Haq hit 96 off 206-balls - who fell four-run short of his century - including 10-fours & a six.

Saud Shakeel scored a unbeaten 55 off 108-balls including 7-fours, Sarfraz Ahmed struck 53 off 76-balls included 7-fours.

Mohammad Wasim hammered a 43 off 57-balls including 5-fours & a six and Abdullah Shafique 17.

2nd Innings Pakistan best bowler by Ish Sodhi claimed a career-best 6-wicket haul for 86-runs in 36.5-overs including ten maidens and Michael Bracewell took 2-wickets.

New Zealand 2nd Innings scored 61-1 in 7.3 overs at Stumps due to bad light - with top scorer by Tom Latham hammered a unbeaten 35 off 24-balls including 3-fours & a six.

Devon Conway scored a unbeaten 18 off 16-balls including 2-fours.

2nd Innings Pakistan best bowler by Abrar Ahmed took one-wicket for 23-runs in 3-overs.


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