Pak­istan suf­fer col­lapse as Ki­wis taste rare away se­ries vic­tory

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Abu Dhabi: New Zealand beat Pak­istan in a road Test se­ries for the first time in 49 years af­ter crush­ing the home side by 123 runs in the third Test on Fri­day.

Set 280 to win in 79 overs on the last day, Pak­istan were 55/5 by lunch, and were all out for 156 in an ex­tended mid­dle ses­sion.

Tim Southee took 3/42 while 34-year-old debu­tant Wil­liam Somerville and fel­low spin­ner Ajaz Pa­tel shared six wick­ets.

Brief scores: New Zealand 274 & (o/n 272/4) 353/7 decl in 113 overs (K Wil­liamson 139, H Ni­cholls 126*; Y Shah 4/129, S Afridi 2/85) bt Pak­istan 348 & 156 all out in 56.1 overs (B Azam 51; T Southee 3/42, A Pa­tel 3/42, W Somerville 3/52) by 123 runs No. of wick­ets Yasir Shah took in the se­ries, the most wick­ets by a bowler in a 3-Test se­ries de­feat


New Zealand play­ers pose with the win­ner’s tro­phy af­ter beat­ing Pak­istan in the third Test to clinch the se­ries 2-1 in Abu Dhabi on Fri­day

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