Viral Statement: Naseem Shah’s Stump Mic Recording during Pakistan vs New Zealand Test
Naseem Shah’s Stump Mic Recording: As you might be knowing that currently Pakistan in on a tour of New Zealand. A hilarious conversation got recorded on the stump mic which is going viral on social media. Naseem Shah quipped to Mohd. Abbas, “You know all the responsibility is on me, need to take singles or else we will get scolded”.
Such light-hearted moments are what adds an extra flavor to cricket. If we talk about the match, then Pakistan is currently trailing by 354 runs. The match is being conducted in Hagley Oval. New Zealand had won the toss and they decided to bowl first. Pakistan in their first innings managed to score 297 runs.
The top scorer in this innings was Azhar Ali who smashed 93 runs. He was assisted by skipper Mohammed Rizwan (61 runs) and Faheem Ashraf (48 runs). Other batsmen than these fail to make a mark in the match.
As for the Kiwi bowling attack, then Kylie Jamieson took whopping 5 wickets. It was all thanks to his performance that the Kiwis were able to stop Pakistan in their tracks. If we talk about the first innings of the Kiwis, then they scored a truly massive total of 659 runs!
The skipper Kane Williamson scored a double tonne (238 runs). He was also assisted by fellow teammates Henry Nicholls (157 runs) and Daryl Mitchell (102 runs). Mitchell hundred was especially significant because he scored his innings in just 112 bowls.
Where Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Abbas, and Faheem Ashraf took 2 wickets each to their name. But, Shan Masood turned out to be the most expensive bowler as he gave away 17 runs in 2 overs that he bowled.
As for the Paki’s second innings, they have lost 1 wicket as of now. While Abid Ali and Mohammed Abbas are on the crease.