Cricket-Conway century lifts New Zealand to 309-6 vs Pakistan

Pakistan’s avid gamers rejoice after the dismissal of New Zealand’s Henry Nicholls (now not pictured) throughout the primary day of the second one cricket Test event between Pakistan and New Zealand on the National Stadium in Karachi on January 2, 2023. — AFP

KARACHI: Opener Devon Conway led New Zealand’s early domination of Pakistan on day one of the crucial 2d take a look at in Karachi with a knock of 122, sooner than the hosts struck again within the ultimate consultation to restrict their combatants to 309-6 at stumps on Monday.

Electing to bat first, the guests began strongly as Conway stitched in combination partnerships of 134 and 100 with Tom Latham and Kane Williamson respectively in entrance of a modest crowd on the National Stadium.

Conway, who scored a complete of 110 runs within the first take a look at, hit 16 limitations and one six in his 191-ball knock to notch his fourth century in take a look at cricket.

Pakistan have been in any case in a position to stem New Zealand’s float within the ultimate consultation as they took 5 wickets, with Agha Salman claiming the scalps of Conway, Henry Nicholls and Daryl Mitchell.

Tom Blundell used to be on 30 unbeaten with Ish Sodhi on the shut.

The two-match collection is tied at 0-0 after the hole recreation, which used to be additionally performed in Karachi, resulted in a draw. 

Playing XI

Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Shan Masood, Babar Azam (c), Saud Shakeel, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Agha Salman, Hasan Ali, Naseem Shah, Mir Hamza, Abrar Ahmed

New Zealand: Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Michael Bracewell, Tim Southee (c), Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Ajaz Patel

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