Tauranga: In the first Test, the national team has faced difficulties against New Zealand. In pursuit of the target of 373 runs, 3 Pakistani players have returned to the pavilion.

According to the details, on the fourth day of the first Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand being played at Mount Monganui, Pakistan scored 71 runs in reply to 373 runs while three of its players have returned to the pavilion. Performed, openers Shaun Masood and Abid Ali returned to the pavilion at zero while Haris Sohail lost courage for just 9 runs.

At the end of the fourth day’s play, Azhar Ali (34) and Fawad Alam (21) are on the crease. Pakistan needs 302 more runs to win the first Test with seven wickets remaining.

For New Zealand, Tim Southee struck out two in the second innings while Trent Bolt struck out one.

Earlier, on the fourth day of the first Test between Pakistan and New Zealand, New Zealand declared their second innings at 180 for five. On the fourth day of the match, New Zealand started their second innings with a partnership of 111 runs between the openers. After that, the wickets started falling and New Zealand declared the innings at 180 for the loss of 5 wickets. Naseem Shah took 3 wickets for Pakistan.

Tom Blindell top-scored with 64, followed by Tom Latham (53), Ken Williamson (21), Henry Nichols (11), and Watling (5). New Zealand scored 431 in the first innings yesterday. The team was bowled out for 239. Pakistan’s opening batting line also failed miserably in the first innings, but the middle order improved the overall score and saved Pakistan’s follow-on against New Zealand.

Also read: If there was a good partnership in the top order, the situation would have been different, Younis Khan

For Pakistan, Faheem Ashraf played career-best 91-run innings and was caught out, while captain Mohammad Rizwan also stood out with 71 runs.

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