The Pakistan team’s captain Mohammad Rizwan has won the toss yesterday and chose to bowl first. Shaheen Afridi bowled 20 overs out of 87 in day one play. He took three New Zealand wickets with giving just 55 runs. The opener of the home team New Zealand Tom Latham faced three balls and scored just a boundary and out.
Tom Blundell scored 5 runs off 29 balls. Ross Taylor added 70 runs to his team’s scoreboard and out. The captain of the team Kane Williamson faced 243 deliveries and scored 94 runs not out. He smashed eight boundaries and a maximum in his beautiful innings. Henry Nicholls faced 100 balls and he is at 42 not out.
Pak vs NZ Highlights today Sunday, 12-27-2020 – 1st Test, Pakistan tour of New Zealand from Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
Pakistan won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Pakistan team: Shan, Abid, Azhar, Fawad, Haris, Rizwan (capt and wk), Faheem, Yasir, Abbas, Shaheen, Naseem.
New Zealand team: Latham, Blundell, Williamson (capt), Taylor, Nicholls, Watling (wk), Santner, Jamieson, Southee, Wagner, Boult.
Match Timings: 22:00 GMT (prev day) | 11:00 Local | 03:00 PKT
Umpires – Chris Gaffaney, Wayne Knights
TV Umpires – Chris Brown
Match Referee – Jeff Crowe
Reserve Umpire – Shaun Haig
Match number – TEST No. 2397