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Kane Williamson, Southee tame Pakistan in rain-affected first ODI

by Athar Ansari Jan 06, 2018 • 15:30 PM

In reply, Southee then had two of the Pakistan batsmen back in the dressing room in five balls, in an excellent spell of swing bowling.

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Pakistan were reduced to 13/3, and then 37/4; from that point, it was always unlikely that they would threaten.

Young opener Fakhar Zaman fought, and was unbeaten on an 86-ball 82, having taken his side to 166/6 in 30.1 overs when the umpires finally called off play due to rain.

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