Twose stands firm

Pakistan 208 & 434 New Zealand 286 & 158-7
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Pakistan 208 & 434 New Zealand 286 & 158-7

New Zealand, set 357 to win, were fighting to avoid defeat against Pakistan in Christchurch. Roger Twose made an unbeaten 44 in just over three hours, but at the end of the fourth day but New Zealand were struggling at 158 for 7. The leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed did most of the damage, taking 5 for 43 from 27 overs.

(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

(Overnight 369 for 7)

*Wasim Akram c Fleming b Cairns 19

Mustaq Ahmed c Germon b Larsen 24

Waqar Younis lbw b Larsen 34

Ata-ur-Rehman not out 0

Extras (lb6, b5, w4, nb5) 20

Total 434

Fall (cont): 8-384 9-425.

Bowling: Morrison 27-5-99-2; Nash 30-6-91-2; Cairns 35-6-114-3; Patel 24-8-61-1; Larsen 29-10-58-2.

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 44

C Cairns c Malik b Mushtaq 8

*L Germon run out 12

D Patel b Mushtaq 15

G Larsen not out 8

Extras (lb7, nb4, w1, b3) 15

Total (for 7) 158

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

Bowling: Wasim Akram 11-3-31-0; Waqar Younis 19-4-51-0; Mushtaq Ahmed 27-10-43-5; Ata-ur-Rehman 9-1-23-1.

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

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