PAK vs NZ: Azhar Ali is disappointed at missing out on century, said – Waiting for the first century in New Zealand

Christchurch
Pakistan’s star batsman Azhar Ali He missed a century in the first innings of the second Test match against New Zealand. He scored 93 after facing difficult conditions on the first day of the match on Sunday. Azhar has expressed disappointment over missing out on a century.

Azhar, who missed out on his 18th Test career century by just seven runs, said he wanted to score a century. “I have not played a century in New Zealand then but it was one of my better innings because the conditions were better for the bowlers and it was challenging to bat there,” he said. Azhar faced 172 balls and hit 12 fours.

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The former captain, who is playing the 83rd Test for Pakistan, said it was pleasant to see that his team played good and positive cricket. “We think we have scored well because the pitch is still better for the bowlers,” he said.

Azhar also praised Faheem Ashraf and debutant Zafar Gauhar for his contribution with the bat in the lower order with the batting of Rizwan leading the team in place of regular captain Babar Azam. New Zealand allowed Pakistan to score 297 runs in the first innings. Kyle Jamieson took an amazing five wickets.