Black Caps celebrate win over Pakistan with Bhangra music

Sarfraz Ahmed and Kane Williamson unveil the trophy for the upcoming Test series between Pakistan and New Zealand. —AFP

Sarfraz Ahmed and Kane Williamson unveil the trophy for the upcoming Test series between Pakistan and New Zealand. —AFP

Pakistan renowned over the years for their penetrative bowling quickly had the Kiwis in tenterhooks claiming the first three wickets with 39 runs on the board.

By the time the final wicket fell, meaning Pakistan were all out for 171, more than £47m had been traded in the match odds market on Betfair.

Medium pacer Hasan Ali and leg-spinner Yasir Shah took five wickets apiece to set Pakistan on the victory path on the third day of the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. We knew the surface was not an easy one. "It's a great advertisement for Test cricket that it came down to the wire", New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said.

The visitors resumed their incomplete innings with 81 runs on the score board and seven wickets in hand after lunch on day one.

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It was Pakistan's fourth worst collapse in their Test history.

Pakistan were strong contenders for the win despite losing the first three wickets as Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq stabilised proceedings. Babar Azam was run-out for 15 after a misunderstanding with Azhar Ali, followed by Sarfraz Ahmed gloving one behind after adopting the sweep-shot leaving Pakistan needing 21 more runs for victory. His match-winning delivery to trap Azhar Ali leg before wicket was perfectly pitched on leg stump before straightening to hit the befuddled batsman in line with the stumps. Skipper Laura Delany got very emotional the other day in her post match press conference. "The wicket was challenging and both teams had to fight hard, and certainly Pakistan had the upper-hand, but some of the characteristics we held very dear is the attitude to fight on". In theory it was an old-fashioned test match, really slow in terms of scoring. Henry Nicholls (55) and BJ Watling (59) built a solid partnership and reached to half centuries.

Patel was named man of the match for his 5/59 on debut in the second innings, including four of the last five to fall.

There is already a list of Patels who have played Tests for New Zealand.

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