Karachi Test: Pakistani Team All Out On 378 With 158 Runs Lead In First Innings

Karachi Test

Pakistan cricket team was bowled out for 378 in the first Test against South Africa and the national team took a 158-run lead in the first innings.

On the third day of the first Test match of the series being played at the National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan started the innings with 308 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Hassan Ali and Noman Ali were present on the wicket. Hassan Ali showed some hands at the beginning of the day but Kagiso Rabada ended his short innings of 21 runs by scattering his wickets.

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With this wicket, Rabada also crossed the milestone of 200 wickets in Test cricket. South Africa had hoped that they would end Pakistan’s innings soon after that, but Yasir Shah and Nauman took their goodwill away with aggressive batting. Both the players especially Yasir Shah batted well which helped Pakistan to put more runs on board and increase their lead.

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Noman and Yasir put on an excellent 55-run stand for the last wicket and the partnership ended when Noman returned to the pavilion after scoring 24 runs. Pakistan was bowled out for 378 and Pakistan took a 158-run lead in the first innings to strengthen their grip on the match. Yasir Shah remained not out on 38. For South Africa, Kashyap Maharaj and Kagiso Rabada took three wickets each, while Energ Norje and Lungi Nagidi took two wickets each.

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