Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Fri, 25 Nov - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 77/2 (JA Raval 35*, LRPL Taylor 29*, 21 ov)
  • Sat, 26 Nov - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 76/5 (Babar Azam 34*, Sarfraz Ahmed 9*, 29 ov)
  • Sun, 27 Nov - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 0/0 (JA Raval 0*, TWM Latham 0*, 0.1 ov)
  • Mon, 28 Nov - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 1/0 (Sami Aslam 1*, Azhar Ali 0*, 3 ov)
  • Tue, 29 Nov - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 230 (92.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

End of a long streak

1985

Last time NZ won a Test series against Pak, before this 2-0 win. In 12 series in between, they had lost 7 and 5 were drawn.

Duck again

5

No. of ducks for Asad Shafiq in his last 13 Test innings, including today's. Before this, he had batted 49 consecutive innings without a duck.

Another century missed

6

No. of scores of 50 or more for Sami Aslam in his career of 17 Test innings, but he hasn't scored a century yet. His 50s - 82, 70, 90, 50, 74, 91.

Taylor's venue

4

No. of Test 100s for Ross Taylor in Hamilton - most by any batsman. No other player has scored more than 2 100s at the venue.

Ross relieved

11

No. of consecutive innings without a fifty for Ross Taylor, before scoring it in this inns. This is also his first fifty at home after 13 inns.

Rare at home

3

No. of 50+ scores for Latham in home Tests, including this in 18 innings. In Tests outside NZ, he has 13 such scores in 33 innings.

Worst sequence

5

Runs for Younis Khan in his last four Test innings - 0, 2, 1, 2. This is the first time he has scored less than 10 runs in any four consecutive innings in his career.

Some runs for Watling

32

Highest score for BJ Watling since the start of South Africa tour in 9 inns, before this. He has gone past that score in this inns. He averaged only 21.12 in those 9 inns

Spin-less

0

No. of instances of fast bowlers delivering all of the first 50 overs for Pakistan in a Test inns, since 2001. They introduced spin in the 54th over (Azhar Ali) of this inns.

Starting strong

3

No. of NZ openers to make a 50+ score in each of their career's first 2 Tests, including Jeet Raval. Bert Sutcliffe and Bruce Murray are the others.