The first match of the Test series between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played in Karachi. Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. During this, a unique record was made in the Test being played at the National Stadium. This happened for the first time in Test cricket when the first two wickets of a team were stumped out.
Pakistan lost their two wickets within 19 runs. Then Babbar Azam, who came to bat at number four, took the lead. Babar Azam brought the team out of trouble by sharing 29 runs with Imam-ul-Haq and 62 runs with Saud Shakeel. Babar then stitched an excellent partnership with former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed to bring the team back into the match. Babar Azam is slowly moving towards the century. Till the time of writing the news, Pakistan has scored 156 runs for 4 wickets. Babar Azam remained unbeaten on 78 and Sarfaraz Ahmed scored 16 runs.
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On the first day of the first Test (PAK vs NZ 1st Test) played between Pakistan and New Zealand in Karachi, such a record was made which has never been made before in the history of 145 years. Batting first in the first Test, Pakistan scored 317 runs losing 5 wickets till the end of the first day’s play. Babar Azam is unbeaten on 161 and Agha Salman is at the crease to support him.
On the first day, Sarfaraz Ahmed returned to the Test after four years. Babar Azam has scored more than 1000 runs in Tests this year. He also became the captain with the most 50 runs in a year as a batsman, but thanks to the New Zealand spinners, something that had never happened in the history of Test cricket.