Cricket World Player of the Week – Kane Williamson New Zealand
Kane Williamson is this week's Cricket World Player of the Week. New Zealand won an historic Test series against Pakistan this week (for the first time, as an away series win, since 1969). Kane Williamson was man of the match in the 3rd Test with scores of - First innings: 89 (176) Second innings: 134 (297) and as captain, took away the series win as well.
New Zealand claim a famous 2-1 series win in the UAE!— ICC (@ICC) December 7, 2018
Pakistan are dismissed for 156 and the Blackcaps win by 123 runs - it's their first Test series win in Asia since 2008, their first away to Pakistan since 1969! #PAKvNZ scorecard ?? https://t.co/cS8PI6iRJl pic.twitter.com/66tmPxirHh
Pakistan v New Zealand 3rd Test
An enthralling match (and series) was eventually decided on the final day. New Zealand came out on top, beating Pakistan by 123 runs in the 3rd Test and taking the series 2-1.
New Zealand 274 (Kane Williamson 89, Jeet Raval 45, BJ Watling 77*; Yasir Shah 3-75, Bilal Asif 5-65) and 353-7 (Kane Williamson 139 , Henry Nicholls 126*; Shaheen Afridi 2-85, Yasir Shah 4-129)
Pakistan 348 (Azhar Ali 134, William Somerville 104; Trent Boult 2-66, William Somerville 4-75) and 156 (Babar Azam 51; Ajaz Patel 3-42, Tim Southee 3-42, William Somerville 3-52)
Result - New Zealand won by 123 runs
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