New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson played a captain's knock for his team on the first day of the final Test against Pakistan. Batting first, Jeet Raval started the proceedings for the Kiwis with a steady knock of 45. It was Yasir Shah once again, who rattled the Black Caps and picked up 2 consecutive wickets. Williamson (89) and Watling (45) had a strong 104-run stand for the fifth wicket. With the help of this partnership, the Kiwis reached a respectable total of 229 for the loss of 7 wickets on the opening day of the game.
Yasir Shah picked up 3 wickets at the end of the day and is just 2 wickets from becoming the fastest bowler to reach 200 Test wickets
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Sports Journalist by profession, a Cricket Fanatic by passion. Aayush Sharma has been following the game of cricket since childhood and considers Sachin Tendulkar as his idol. When in free time, he loves to read books or go out and play some gully cricket with friends. For him, Tennis ace Roger Federer and F1 Legend Michael Schumacher are the only sportspersons that reach the level of Tendulkar