Pakistan were in need of a marathon innings from their most senior batsman and Azhar Ali stepped up to the occasion. Asad Shafiq joined Azhar Ali when Haris Sohail left the crease at 85-3. The two most reliable batters of Pakistan were involved in a match saving partnership of 201 runs and Azhar played a valiant knock of 134 runs with the help of 12 fours.
Azhar Ali has been under immense pressure as he wasn’t able to score big in the last couple of series’. However, the experienced right handed batsman of Pakistan took full advantage of the opportunity and played an important innings in the decider of the Test series