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.
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.