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Day 5

641dThe Bulletin by Nitin Sundar

Misbah, Younis set up drawn match and series win

Pakistan weathered a hostile spell from the seamers that reduced them to 42 for 3 in the first hour, worked their way to safety in the second session, and made a half-hearted attempt to win the match before settling for a draw

641dAndrew Fernando at Basin Reserve

Vettori rues Hamilton collapse

New Zealand began day five at Basin Reserve needing to bowl Pakistan out to square the series but their attack lacked the penetration to dislodge the opposition batsmen

Day 4

641dThe Bulletin by Nitin Sundar

New Zealand marginally ahead after riveting day

The Basin Reserve Test sparked into life on a third day filled with twists, turns and decisive shifts in momentum, with both sides inadvertently pushing the opponent to swap game-plans several times

641dAndrew Fernando at Basin Reserve

McCullum promises 'desperate' show

Brendon McCullum was satisfied with New Zealand's efforts on the fourth day at the Basin Reserve, as the hosts set Pakistan 274 for victory in what promises to be an exciting finish to the two-Test series

Day 3

641dThe Bulletin by Nitin Sundar

Misbah, Younis give Pakistan slender lead

Misbah-ul-Haq quelled a threatening spell of reverse swing early on the third morning, before dictating terms against New Zealand's seamers who wasted the second new ball, to drive Pakistan to a 20-run lead as the winds subsided for the first time at the

641dAndrew Fernando

Martin credits bowlers' discipline

Chris Martin believes New Zealand's wicket-filled final session was well deserved after they bowled with discipline for much of the third day at the Basin Reserve

641dAndrew Fernando

Younis pleased as Pakistan take the lead

Younis Khan was pleased with his half-century on day three at the Basin Reserve as Pakistan went to stumps 11 runs ahead of New Zealand, having made 376

Day 2

641dThe Bulletin by Nitin Sundar

Vettori dazzles with ton on batsmen's day

Daniel Vettori embellished his record against his favourite opponent with a fine to lift New Zealand to 356, before Pakistan's top order put up a determined reply to leave the game evenly balanced

641dAndrew Fernando

Vettori pleased with batting effort

Daniel Vettori was pleased with New Zealand's position at stumps on day two at the Basin Reserve after guiding his side to a competitive 356 with a composed century

Day 1

641dTrish Plunket

Party at Welly

And while cricket was not part of the entertainment, a butt-crack was

641dAndrew Fernando at Basin Reserve

Hats go flying and Rehman's effort

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the first day of the second Test between New Zealand and Pakistan in Wellington


641dESPNcricinfo staff

Wright calls for disciplined batting

John Wright, the New Zealand coach, has asked for more discipline from his misfiring batsmen ahead of the second and final Test against Pakistan

Pakistan 4th innings Partnerships

1st4Taufeeq UmarMohammad Hafeez
2nd31Azhar AliMohammad Hafeez
3rd7Younis KhanMohammad Hafeez
4th118Younis KhanMisbah-ul-Haq
5th55Misbah-ul-HaqAsad Shafiq
6th11Adnan AkmalMisbah-ul-Haq