Kane Williamson missed a second successive hundred while Ross Taylor made an unbeaten 88 to steer New Zealand to 275-4 in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
New Zealand stand-in captain Kane Williamson Monday said his team needs to ‘reflect’ on the lessons learnt from the loss in the third One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan while it is still trying to adjust to the conditions here.
Opener Ahmed Shehzad hit a swashbuckling hundred and Shahid Afridi made a fiery 55 and took three wickets to lead Pakistan to a crushing 147-run win over New Zealand in the third one-dayer in Sharjah on Sunday.
Sri Lankan spinner Sachithra Senanayake and New Zealand offie Kane Williamson have been given permission to roll their arms in international cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC), according to media reports.
Brendon McCullum became one of only four batsmen to score three double hundreds in a year as he guided New Zealand into a strong position in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah Saturday.
Captain Brendon McCullum`s blazing century gave New Zealand a brisk start on the second day of the third and final test against Pakistan in Sharjah as the death of Australian Phillip Hughes continued to cast a gloomy shadow over the match.