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Yasir and Williamson share honours as third Test heads for fascinating finale

Record-breaking Yasir Shah had to share the day s honours with New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Thursday as the third and final Test heads towards a gripping final day in Abu Dhabi. The early part of the morning belonged to Yasir who collected the one wicket he needed to become the fastest man to reach 200 wickets in Test cricket. The rest of the day, however, belonged to Williamson who played a masterly innings, and was 139 not out as the Kiwis reached 272-4 by the close. Williamson had great support from Henry Nicholls who made 90 not out during an unbroken fifth wicket partnership of 212 that has given New Zealand a lead of 198 with six wickets remaining. With the series tied at 1-1, the final day of this last Test promises to be fascinating with both sides capable of winning. The day began in high anticipation with New Zealand resuming at 26-2 and Yasir taking the ball to bowl the third over. He needed just one wicket to break a record set 82 years ago by the great ...

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