Pakistan vs New Zealand, highlights, 3rd Test at Abu Dhabi, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Kiwis 229/7 at Stumps on opening day

Follow live updates on Day 1 of the third and final Test between Pakistan and New Zealand at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

FirstCricket Staff, Dec 03, 2018 11:33:47 IST

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 123 runs

274/10
Overs
116.1
R/R
2.36
Fours
18
Sixes
1
Extras
17
348/10
Overs
135.0
R/R
2.58
Fours
35
Sixes
0
Extras
16
353/7
Overs
113.0
R/R
3.12
Fours
31
Sixes
3
Extras
11
156/10
Overs
56.1
R/R
2.78
Fours
16
Sixes
1
Extras
11

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Toss report: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

There is all to play for in the match as the series is level at 1-1, after New Zealand won the first Test by four runs in Abu Dhabi and Pakistan bounced back with an innings and 16 runs victory in Dubai.

Sarfraz Ahmed and Kane Williamson, captain of Pakistan and New Zealand respectively, pose with the series trophy. AFP

Sarfraz Ahmed and Kane Williamson, captain of Pakistan and New Zealand respectively, pose with the series trophy. AFP

New Zealand brought back experienced pacer Tim Southee in place of Neil Wagner while leg-spinner Ish Sodhi made way for 34-year-old off-spinner Will Somerville who is making his debut.

Pakistan were forced to leave out Mohammad Abbas who injured his shoulder in Dubai. He is replaced by 18-year-old left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi, who is making his debut.

Teams

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Imam-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Yasir Shah, Bilal Asif, Hassan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Ajaz Patel, Jeet Raval, Will Somerville, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

With inputs from AFP

Updated Date: Dec 03, 2018 21:05:01 IST


IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Mumbai
14 9 5 0 18
2
Chennai
14 9 5 0 18
3
Delhi
14 9 5 0 18
4
Hyderabad
14 6 8 0 12
5
Kolkata
14 6 8 0 12
6
Punjab
14 6 8 0 12
7
Rajasthan
14 5 8 0 11
8
Bangalore
14 5 8 0 11
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5372 125
2 India 5669 121
3 South Africa 4488 115
4 New Zealand 3729 113
5 Australia 4342 109
6 Pakistan 3846 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254