Karachi: Faheem Ashraf answered his critics with the bat as he scored unbeaten 91 runs to help Pakistan avoid first inning follow-on against New Zealand in the opening Test.
Taking to Twitter after Faheem and Rizwan’s match-saving partnership, cricket fans praised both the batters who were often under criticism for their selection in the national team.
— Stranger Hameed (@Hameed973) December 28, 2020
— Usáma Ali (@Ualiwrites) December 28, 2020
Faheem Ashraf is another talent not utilized well by PCB. Such a great fighting innings. Avoided follow-on. Unlucky that he fell just short of his maiden hundred! @iFaheemAshraf
— Supporter (@WearAMaskkk) December 28, 2020
— Hassan Bashir Awan (@moumkts1) December 28, 2020
— M Faheem Khan (@MFaheem06184830) December 28, 2020
It must be noted here that Pakistan avoided follow-on with Faheem and Rizwan scoring 107 runs together for the seventh wicket. Pakistan were bowled out for 239 runs. New Zealand will bat tomorrow with already having the lead of 192 runs.