Corey anderson made his 2nd Test half-century against Pakistan © Getty Images
Corey Anderson fell for  48 © Getty Images

Nov 11, 2014

New Zealand lost Corey Anderson for 48. and are 130 for four. Rahat Ali had him  inside edging one on to his stumps. This is the second time Ali’s done that today. Pakistan would be relieved. Losing Anderson was a bad blow. He was batting well and did not look in apparent discomfort. He was perhaps a tad unlucky to edge one to his stumps, furthermore he was two short of a half-century.

He came in when his team was in a spot of bother as they lost The burly all-rounder kept his attacking instincts in check before lunch. After the lunch interval he came out attacking and began with as flurry of boundaries.

New Zealand were 81 for three against Pakistan  at the end of  the first session on Day 3 of the opening Test on Tuesday at Abu Dhabi. Opener Tom Latham  and Corey Anderson   were are at the crease on 42 and 13 respectively. New Zealand were 15 for no loss overnight with skipper Brendon McCullum and Tom Latham at the crease. At the end of the lunch session Pakistan have them on the ropes with their star batsmen McCullum, Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor back in the pavilion. McCullum was out for 18, Kane Williamson for three and Taylor for a duck.

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