Pace bowler Mohammad Asif took a five-wicket haul and leggie Danish Kaneria took another three wickets to bowl Pakistan to a 141-run victory in the second Test at Wellington. The 3-Test Series is now leveled at 1-1.
Resuming the fourth day”s play at 70 for 3 chasing a target of 405, New Zealand were bowled out in 82.5 overs for 263. Ross Taylor (97 from 135 balls with 9 fours and 5 sixes) and Daniel Vettori (40) provided stiff resistance to the Pakistanis. Mohammad Asif was the Man of the Match for taking a total of 9 wickets.