Devon Conway’s century
Agha Salman took 3 wickets
First day of Karachi Test is over
new Delhi. The second match of the ongoing two-match Test series between Pakistan and New Zealand is being played in Karachi from January 2. Batting first after winning the toss, the New Zealand team has scored 306 runs at the loss of six wickets after the end of the first day. Till the end of the game, wicket-keeper batsman Tom Blundell is unbeaten on 32 off 62 balls with the help of three fours and lower-order player Ish Sodhi is unbeaten on 11 off 29 balls with the help of two fours.
Devon Conway opened the innings for the Kiwi team in the Karachi Test with Tom Latham. During this, both the openers were seen in tremendous rhythm. For the team, where Latham was dismissed after scoring 71 runs in 100 balls with the help of nine. At the same time, Conway scored the first century of the year 2023 while batting well. Conway returned to the pavilion after scoring 122 runs in 191 balls with the help of 16 fours and a six in the first innings of the second Test.
Apart from these two batsmen, other batsmen failed to score big for the Kiwi team. Captain Kane Williamson was dismissed after scoring 36 runs in 91 balls with the help of five fours. At the same time, Henry Nicholls scored 26 in 56 balls with the help of three fours, Daryl Mitchell three in 14 balls and Michael Bracewell returned to the pavilion without opening the account.
Agha Salman was the most successful bowler on the first day of the second Test match for the host Pakistan. While bowling 20 overs for the team, he got the maximum three successes by spending 55 runs. Salman’s victims became Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls and Daryl Mitchell.
Apart from Agha Salman, the other successful bowler was Naseem Shah. He took two wickets for the team. Apart from these two bowlers, Abrar Ahmed achieved a success.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 02, 2023, 18:53 IST