So New Zealand team captain decided to bat first after the victory of the toss. New Zealand managed to score 229 runs in first day’s play with losing seven wickets. The opener of the team tried his best to survive till facing 82 balls and he scored 45 runs. TWM Latham has gone with scoring just four runs. LRPL Taylor has gone with duck. HM Nicholls added a single to his team scorecard. New Zealand were one down at 70 then Yasir Shah took three wickets. After four down New Zealand team captain KS Williamson and BJ Watling † took the charge and reached at 176 then Hasan Ali took the big wicket and break the dangerous looking partnership of 104 runs.
Yasir Shah took three wickets, Bilal Asif dismissed two black caps wickets, Shaheen Shah Afridi took one wicket so far on his debut and Hasan Ali also took one wicket. 3rd Test, New Zealand tour of United Arab Emirates 2018, Watch NZ v PAK Cricket highlights today – Third test day two from Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi (U.A.E) Tuesday 4th December 2018.
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
Pakistan team/playing XI
1 Imam-ul-Haq, 2 Mohammad Hafeez, 3 Azhar Ali, 4 Asad Shafiq, 5 Haris Sohail, 6 Babar Azam, 7 Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), 8 Yasir Shah, 9 Bilal Asif, 10 Hasan Ali, 11 Shaheen Afridi.
New Zealand team/playing XI
1 Jeet Raval, 2 Tom Latham, 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Ross Taylor, 5 BJ Watling (wk), 6 Henry Nicholls, 7 Colin de Grandhomme, 8 Tim Southee, 9 Trent Boult, 10 Ajaz Patel, 11 Will Somerville.
New Zealand: LWDWW (Last five Tests, most recent first)