Pak lead by only 124 runs with 5 wickets in hand vs West Indies in 1st test
The 1st test between Pakistan and West Indies is a gripping affair at Jamaica on the 2nd day with a result guaranteed.
After knocking over West Indies for 253 courtesy Abbas and Afridi fuller balls. Pakistan gradually progressed to 160/5 on a rain-marred day on a pitch assisting the bowlers.
After early Butt (0) dismissal, Abid Ali and Azhar Ali stitched together. A 55 run 2nd wicket stand before Azhar (23) exposed his leg stump to be bowl by Kemar Roach. Abid after a fine 34 studded with lovely front foot drives was dismiss by 19-year-old Seales. Who immediately got out Fawad Alam(0). From 65/4, skipper Babar Azam and Rizwan batted with application and determination to build a 56 run stand. After which Rizwan(30) departed caught behind of a fine outswinger from Holder. Babar (56no) and Faheem (12no) held on till the end to take Pakistan to 160/5 with a result imminent on the 3rd day itself. Pak lead by only 124 runs with 5 wickets in hand vs West Indies in 1st test.
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For the hosts, Roach, Seales and Holder bowled with great discipline using the conditions well.
Pak 217 & 160/5 , Babar 54*West Indies 253