Cricket World Player of the Week – Kane Williamson New Zealand

Cricket World Player of the Week – Kane Williamson New Zealand
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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.

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.

Match Summary

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

Scorecard

 

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