Pakistan needs to achieve a tough target of 280 to win final test match as New Zealand declared their second innings at 353-7 on the fifth day in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Kane Williamson failed to add to his overnight score of 139 while Henry Nicholls remained unbeaten on 126 after New Zealand resumed on 272-4. Pakistan have a minimum of 79 overs to reach the target. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah finished with 4-129, finishing on 29 wickets for the series. The three-match series is tied at 1-1 after New Zealand won the first Test in Abu Dhabi by four runs before Pakistan bounced back with victory by an innings and 16 runs in Dubai.
Earlier Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah Thursday became the fastest cricketer to take 200 Test wickets, breaking an 82-year-old record on the fourth day of the third Test against New Zealand.
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17 August, 2019