‘Test is best’ – former cricketers turn to Twitter after Pak-NZ contest

'Test is best' - former cricketers turn to Twitter after Pak-NZ contest

Pakistan and New Zealand contested in a thrilling Test match, which the visitors won by four runs courtesy of the Men in Geen’s habit of crumbling while chasing.

Pakistan were cruising towards the low total of 176 runs with 130/4, however, the debutante Aijaz Patel claimed a five-wicket haul to halt Pakistan at 171/10.

Though Pakistan lost the opening Test of the three-match series, which gave New Zealand a 1-0 lead, but it once again highlighted how exciting the longest format of the game can be and how a five-day game changes upside down in merely a session.

Former India’s batting maestro, Virender Sehwag took Twitter to say that Test is the best format.

Another Indian batting legend, VVS Laxman also talked about the first Test between Pakistan and Blackcaps and called it a memorable Test.

Pakistan’s veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi also loved the game and hoped for Pakistan’s comeback in the second contest of the series.

Whereas, the fastest bowler to ever play the game of cricket, Shoaib Akhtar was astonished on how Pakistan threw away this encounter.

The second Test of the three-match series will be played from November 24 at Dubai.