KARACHI: Pakistani bowlers drew flak after setting new information of below-par efficiency throughout New Zealand’s first innings of the 2nd Test towards the kiwis at Christchurch.
Kiwis declared innings after scoring 659-6, which is the 4th highest ever innings complete being scored towards Pakistan in Test Cricket, leaving inexperienced shirts below worry of an innings defeat.
Only thrice in historical past groups have scored extra runs towards Pakistani bowlers in an innings of a Test match; 790-3 by West Indies in 1958, 690 by New Zealand in 2014, and 675-5 by India in 2004.
On the opposite hand, the 369-run partnership between Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls is the 4th highest partnership for any wicket being scored towards Pakistan and highest towards Pakistan in additional than 10 years.
Pakistani bowlers have conceded three 300+ partnerships within the final 9 exams.
There’ve been solely 5 triple-century partnerships in Test cricket for the reason that begin of January 2019 and three of them are towards Pakistan. South Africa and Sri Lanka conceded one every over the last two years.
Pakistani bowlers have total conceded 15 triple-century partnerships and 13 of them got here for the reason that begin of the 2000s.
Before the beginning of this century, Pakistan had conceded solely 2 partnerships of over 300 whereas conceded 10 such partnerships between January 2000 and December 2018.
Zafar Gohar’s debut
Unfortunately, debutant Zafar Gohar conceded 159 runs with out taking a wicket which is the worst ever debut by Pakistan and the second-worst ever wicket-less debut ever after 0-163 by Adil Rasheed.
Pakistani bowlers additionally conceded 64 runs as extras which embrace 17 runs when it comes to “wide” – essentially the most runs conceded by Pakistani bowlers in an innings ever as extensive.
Additionally, 64 extras in innings can also be Pakistan’s collectively most additional conceded in an innings.