As expected, Twitter was buzzing with applause for New Zealand’s incredible effort to secure a series win against Sarfraz Ahmed’s side.
Former Kiwi Pacer and now commentator Danny Morrison termed New Zealand’s series win as magical.
WOW!!! Absolutely magical by the @BLACKCAPS over @TheRealPCB in the 3rd test.. Series 2-1...& the first test series victory over #Pakistan since 1969!!! 😱😬👏 #summerof69 #wattacaracker #congratscaptainKane 😊
— Danny Morrison (@SteelyDan66) December 7, 2018
Few of the White Ferns, New Zealand’s women’s side, Suzie Bates, Amy Satherwaite and Lea Tahuhu also took to Twitter to express their delight at the massive win.
How good @BLACKCAPS — Suzie Bates (@SuzieWBates) December 7, 2018
— Amy Satterthwaite (@AmySatterthwait) December 7, 2018
What a series win for the @BLACKCAPS congrats lads!! — Lea Tahuhu (@LTahuhu) December 7, 2018
Here are some of the reactions after their victory:
An away Test series win for NZ...what a fantastic result in the age of home dominance. 🏏👏👏 #PAKvNZ
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) December 7, 2018
Pakistan's recent Test record at 'home' (UAE) Played 8, won 2, lost 5, drawn 1 -- Their recent Test series losses in UAE to Sri Lanka 0-2 (2) in Sept-Oct 2017 to New Zealand 1-2 (3) in Nov-Dec 2018#PakvNZ — Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) December 7, 2018
Wow NZ 🙌🏽👏🏽, very well played specially winning in Asia.. so good for Test Crickat, well lead by Kane Williamson , Well Bowled @Shah64Y , and whatta debut for @wersomerville, u r a super star mate, age is just a number #PakvsNZ #Testcricketstillalive #UAE
— Fawad Ahmed (@bachaji23) December 7, 2018
#KaneWilliamson led New Zealand defeat Pakistan by 123 runs to clinch the Test series 2-1 at Abu Dhabi 🙌 This is the first Test series victory for the @BLACKCAPS in Asia since 2008! Congratulations, Kane 👏 pic.twitter.com/Mfzq9Bsoot — SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) December 7, 2018
When u have captains like #KaneWilliamson who first scored 2 gritty tons in 2 inngs under tremendous pressure, then declare and set the home team 280 to win in 79 overs, u know that #TestCricket is truly Alive n Kickin. #PAKvNZ @cricBC
— Rising_Rahul (@BoleToRahul) December 7, 2018