NZ beat Pakistan by 8 wickets

Observer Report

Christchurch—New Zealand completed an eight-wicket victory in the first test against Pakistan in Christchurch on Sunday. Kane Williamson, leading the side in a test for the first time at home, scored his 24th half century before being dismissed for 61 with one run needed for victory.
Jeet Raval (36 not out) hit a four to take New Zealand to 108 for two, the hosts having needed 105 for the win. New Zealand had bowled the visitors out in their second innings for 171 about an hour into the fourth day’s play at Hagley Oval, setting themselves a target of 105 to secure a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

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