Haris, Azam frustrate New Zealand in second Take a look at



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25 Nov 2018, 17:05 IST

Dubai, Nov 25 (AFP) Haris Sohail hit his greatest Take a look at rating and Babar Azam was one away from a primary century as Pakistan reached 356-Four at tea on the second day of the second Take a look at towards New Zealand in Dubai on Sunday.

Sohail was unbeaten on 143 whereas Azam was 99 not out because the duo thwarted New Zealand’s bowling throughout their unbroken 182-run stand on a grassless Dubai stadium pitch.

Sohail improved on his earlier better of 110 scored towards Australia on the similar venue final month whereas Azam handed his earlier better of 90, additionally, towards New Zealand, in 2016.

The Pakistani batsmen added 82 between lunch and tea, scoring sooner than in any of the pervious periods.

Sohail has to date hit 13 boundaries in a marathon 411-ball keep.

He took 309 balls to achieve three figures after which waved his bat towards the dressing room, apparently pointing to his team-mate Azhar Ali who was run out after a mix-up with Sohail on Saturday.

Azam has ably supported Sohail, having to date smashed a six and ten boundaries.
Pakistan path the three-match collection 1-Zero after shedding the primary Take a look at in Abu Dhabi by simply 4 runs.

Pakistan, resuming at 207-4, wanted a giant partnership to place stress on New Zealand and Sohail and Azam responded nicely.

Medium pacer Colin de Grandhomme has figures of 2-44 whereas left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel, who took seven wickets within the first Take a look at, has taken one wicket for 91


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