New Zealand wins the first nail-biting test against Pakistan, becoming the top side ranked

In the first cricket test that finished very late on the fifth day 
on Wednesday, New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 101 
runs, achieving their third consecutive victory in three home tests 
this summer and taking 1-0 lead in the two-test series.
When they came to the fifth day of Test match for the first time 
this season having major lead, the win was not the emphatic one New 
Zealand possibly had expected.
Pakistan was 71-3 and 301 runs behind after 373 was expected to win, and New Zealand 
bowlers who had dismissed 
Pakistan for 239 in their first innings to provide 
192-run lead to the home side still held the upper hand.
Around the same time, for the first time in its history, New Zealand overtook Australia to hold the No. 1 world ranking in research.

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