Mushtaq puts paid to poor New Zealand

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Pakistan 208 and 434 New Zealand 286 and 195 (Pakistan win by 161 runs)

Mushtaq Ahmed finished with career-best figures of 7 for 56 yesterday and Waqar Younis became, at 24, the youngest bowler to take 200 Test wickets as Pakistan wrapped up victory over New Zealand in the one-off Test at Christchurch.

Roger Twose, the former Warwickshire batsman, top-scored for New Zealand with 51 not out.

(Fourth day; New Zealand won toss)

PAKISTAN - First Innings 208 (Aamir Sohail 88, Ramiz Raja 54; C Cairns 4-51).

NEW ZEALAND - First Innings 286 (C Cairns 76, R Twose 59; Wasim Akram 5-53).

PAKISTAN - Second Innings 434 (Ijaz Ahmed 103, Inzamam-ul-Haq 82)

NEW ZEALAND - Second Innings

B Young c Latif b Mushtaq 18

C Spearman c Sohail b Mushtaq 33

A Parore lbw b Mushtaq 5

S Fleming lbw b Ata-ur-Rehman 0

R Twose not out 51

C Cairns c Malik b Mushtaq 8

*L Germon run out 12

D Patel b Mushtaq 15

G Larsen c Sohail b Mushtaq 13

D Nash b Waqar 22

D Morrison c Malik b Mushtaq 1

Extras (lb9, nb4, w1, b3) 17

Total 195

Fall: 1-50 2-57 3-60 4-60 5-75 6-101 7-131 8-163 9-192.

Bowling: Wasim Akram 11-3-31-0; Waqar Younis 26-6-73-1; Mushtaq Ahmed 34.4-13-56-7; Ata-ur-Rehman 9-1-23-1.

Umpires: S Dunne and B C Cooray (Sri Lanka).

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