Pakistani spinner Yasir Shah claimed five-wicket hauls in both innings of the 2nd Test match against New Zealand.


After completely destroying the New Zealand batting lineup in the first innings and reducing them to 90 all out with his 8-wickets stint, he breathed fire again and bagged six wickets in the second innings. Pakistan thus won the second Test by an innings and 16 runs. Here’s a look at the records made and broken by both teams in the Dubai between Pakistan and New Zealand.

Also Read: Yasir Shah helps Pakistan square series against New Zealand

 

Most wickets after 32 Tests:

195 YASIR SHAH
189 Syd Barnes (27 Tests)
187 Waqar Younis
176 R Ashwin
172 Clarrie Grimmett
171 Dennis Lillee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best match figures for Pakistan in Tests: 

14/116 Imran Khan vs SL, Lahore, 1982
14/184 YASIR SHAH vs NZ, Dubai, 2018*
13/101 Abdul Qadir vs Eng, Lahore, 1987
13/114 Fazal Mahmood vs Aus, Karachi, 1956
13/135 Waqar Younis vs Zim, Karachi, 1993

 

 

 

 

 

Best match figures in UAE in Tests:

14/184 YASIR SHAH vs NZ, Dubai, 2018*
11/136 R Herath vs Pak, Abu Dhabi, 2017
10/95 Mohammad Abbas vs Aus, Abu Dhabi, 2018
10/97 Saeed Ajmal vs Eng, Dubai, 2012

 

Best match figures vs NZ in Tests:

14/184 YASIR SHAH, Dubai, 2018*
13/55 Courtney Walsh(WI), Wellington, 1995
13/140 R Ashwin(IND), Indore, 2016
12/85 R Ashwin(IND), Hyderabad, 2012

 

Best match figures since 2001

The last time a bowler finished with better match figures than Yasir’s 14 for 184 was when Harbhajan Singh bagged 15 wickets against Australia in Chennai. He also bowled India to a magnificent series win. 

15/217 Harbhajan Singh(IND), Chennai, 2001
14/184 Yasir Shah(PAK), Dubai, 2018

 

New Zealand’s innings defeats against Pakistan

The last time New Zealand faced an innings against Pakistan was in the year 2002. It’s still the biggest margin of defeat enforced by Pakistan on New Zealand.

New Zealand lost inns & 324 runs lost 2nd v Pakistan Lahore 1 May 2002
New Zealand lost inns & 166 runs lost 2nd v Pakistan Dunedin 7 Feb 1973
New Zealand lost inns & 64 runs lost 1st v Pakistan Rawalpindi 27 Mar 1965
New Zealand lost inns & 43 runs lost 1st v Pakistan Karachi 10 Oct 1990
New Zealand lost inns & 16 runs lost 2nd v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 24 Nov 2018
New Zealand lost inns & 13 runs lost 1st v Pakistan Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996

 

Most ducks by batsmen 

Six Kiwi batsmen scored ducks in the 2nd Test match vs Pakistan in Dubai. This instance is the joint most number of ducks scored by a team in one innings.

Players Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 DUCKS Start Date
Pakistan (innings 1) v West Indies at Karachi, 1980/81
11 1 11 1 119 60 11.9 0 1 6 22-Dec-80
South Africa (innings 4) v India at Ahmedabad, 1996/97
11 1 11 1 96 48* 9.6 0 0 6 20-Nov-96
Bangladesh (innings 3) v West Indies at Dhaka, 2002/03
11 1 11 1 76 25 7.6 0 0 6 8-Dec-02
India (innings 1) v England at Manchester, 2014
11 1 11 1 140 71 14 0 1 6 7-Aug-14
New Zealand (innings 2) v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2018/19
11 1 11 1 86 31 8.6 0 0 6 24-Nov-18

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