Kane Williamson ton, Henry Nicholls 90* put New Zealand in control

Kane Williamson ton, Henry Nicholls 90* put New Zealand in control

Stumps New Zealand 272 for 4 (Williamson 139*, Nicholls 90*, Shaheen 2-55) and 274 (Williamson 89, Watling 77*, Bilal 5-65) lead Pakistan 348 (Azhar 134, Shafiq 104, Somerville 4-75) by 198 runs Where Kane Williamson began the morning simply trying to keep his side afloat, he will put his feet up this evening pondering the best way to press home an advantage that now decidedly belongs to his side in Abu Dhabi. A superlative second-innings…

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Abu Dhabi win ranks as ‘one of our best’ – Williamson

Abu Dhabi win ranks as ‘one of our best’ – Williamson

Kane Williamson has hailed the astonishing four-run win in Abu Dhabi as New Zealand’s “best in recent memory” and among the best in his career. Speaking just after New Zealand triggered a Pakistan collapse that saw the hosts lose their last six wickets for 24 runs to be bowled out for 171, the New Zealand captain praised the attitude and “fighting attributes” of his side. “Some of the characteristics we hold very dear is our…

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