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Cricket 1st Test: Pk scores 438 in 1st innings against NZ

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KARACHI: Pakistani Cricket Team was all out for 438 in the first innings of Test Match against New Zealand here on Tuesday (27th of December, 2022).

Middle-order batter Agha Salman scored a maiden century before being last man out on 103 after Pakistan resumed on 317-5.

Skipper Babar Azam fell in the first over of the day without adding to his overnight score of 161.

For New Zealand, fast bowler Tim Southee took 3-69, completing 350 Test wickets in his 89th Test.
Pakistan batted slowly to reach 377-8 at lunch after losing Azam in the first over of the day when fast bowler Tim Southee forced an edge to wicket-keeper Tom Blundell.

He struck 16 boundaries and a six in his 365-minute knock.

Pakistan also lost Nauman Ali (seven) and Mohammad Wasim (two) in the first session, which produced just 60 runs.

Pacer Neil Wagner had Nauman caught off a short-pitched delivery before Wasim was caught behind off spinner Ish Sodhi.

Southee (2-58), Michael Bracewell (2-72) and Ajaz Patel (2-111) were the main wicket-takers for New Zealand.

New Zealand are on their first Test tour of Pakistan since 2002.