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Pakistan wrap up convincing win in first Test vs NZ

January 09, 2011 13:31 IST

Pakistan completed a thumping 10-wicket victory in the first Test over New Zealand inside three days after they had bowled the hosts out for just 110 in their second innings after the tea break.

The visitors had been given a victory target of just 19 runs after they established a 92-run first innings lead earlier on Sunday before left-arm spinner Abdul Rehman was again the principle tormenter of New Zealand's batsmen, taking three wickets for 24 runs and creating enormous pressure.

Rehman also combined magnificently with left-arm pace bowler Wahab Riaz, who ended with three for 38, while Umar Gul mopped up the tail to finish with three for 28.

Mohamam Hafeez and Taufeeq Umar wrapped up the victory in just 3.4 overs to guide the visitors to 21-0 and a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. The second Test begins in Wellington next Saturday.


New Zealand first innings: 275

Pakistan first innings: (overnight 235-4)

M Hafeez c McIntosh b Martin 0

T Umar c Williamson b Arnel 54

A Ali c Young b Martin 24

Y Khan c & b Arnel 23

Misbah-ul-haq lbw b Arnel 62

A Shafiq lbw b Southee 83

A Akmal c Ryder b Southee 44

A Rehman b Arnel 28

U Gul lbw b Vettori 17

T Ahmed c Southee b Martin 18

W Riaz not out 0

Extras: (nb-3 w-1 lb-6 b-4) 14

Total: (all out, 122.1 overs) 367

Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-72, 3-104, 4-107, 5-256, 6-256, 7-332, 8-332, 9-365, 10-367.

Bowling: Martin 25.1-7-86-3 (w-1, nb-2), Southee 32-10-82-2, Arnel 28-6-95-4, Vettori 29-12-48-1 (nb-1), Williamson 6-0-33-0, Guptill 2-0-13-0.

New Zealand second innings

T McIntosh st Akmal b Rehman 3

B McCullum c Akmal b Wahab 35

M Guptill c Taufeeq b Rehman 11

R Taylor run out 8

J Ryder lbw b Wahab 0

K Williamson c Hafeez b Wahab 1

R Young c Azhar b Gul 12

D Vettori lbw b Rehman 3

T Southee c sub b Gul 17

B Arnel not out 7

C Martin c Misbah b Gul 8

Extras: (nb-5) 5

Total: (all out, 38.3 overs) 110

Fall of wickets: 1-36, 2-44, 3-60, 4-60, 5-61, 6-61, 7-71, 8-90, 9-96, 10-110

Bowling: Gul 8.3-3-28-3 (nb-1), Tanvir 4-1-20-0 (nb-1), Rehman 15-6-24-3, Wahab 11-1-38-3 (nb-3).

Pakistan second innings

M Hafeez not out 9

T Umar not out 12

Total: (for no wickets, 3.4 overs) 21

Bowling: Martin 2-0-11-0, Southee 1.4-0-10-0.

Result: Pakistan won by 10 wickets.

Man of the match: Abdul Rehman (Pakistan).

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