Review of Pakistan-New Zealand Tests after 2022-23 series (Part 1)

This series was drawn 0-0 with both Tests at Karachi being drawn.

For Tests between these teams,

Pakistan lead 25-14 with 23 draws.

In Pakistan, Pakistan lead 13-2 with 8 draws.

In New Zealand, Pakistan lead 10-9 with 14 draws.

On neutral grounds, Pakistan trail 2-3 with 1 draw.

Looking at individual performances:


Most runs (750 or more):

Javed Miandad leads, with KS Williamson in second place.

Highest innings scores, (150 or more):

Inzamam-ul-Haq leads with a triple century. Williamson has NZ’s record with 238. In this series his 200* was the highest for NZ in Pakistan, surpassing the previous record of 152 by WK Lees in 1976.

Highest averages (Minimum 20 innings and 30.00):

Miandad leads second-placed Williamson by a large margin. Latham and some other recent players can also be seen here.

Highest strike rates (Minimum 1000 balls faced and 40.00):

Led by McCullum with today’s hero Sarfraz Ahmed close behind. R Taylor and Williamson follow closely.

To be continued. See Part 2.