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Three wickets stall Pakistan; Misbah misses century

EZRA STUART, [email protected]

Three wickets stall Pakistan; Misbah misses century

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BRIDGETOWN – West Indies made three late strikes to leave Pakistan on 329 for seven, replying to their first innings total of 312 at tea on the third day of the second cricket Test in the Brighto Paints Q Mobile Cup series at Kensington Oval here Tuesday.

Captain Jason Holder claimed the wickets of his opposite number Misbah-ul-Haq, who fell for 99 and Asad Shafiq for 15 while fast bowler Shannon Gabriel removed wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed for nine.

Resuming from 226 for three at lunch, Pakistan also lost opener Ahmed Ali for 105 to leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, shortly after he completed his 13th Test century.

Bishoo has so far taken three for 103 off 39 overs while Holder, has two for 23 in 23 overs and Gabriel, two for 73 off 27 overs. (EZS)

Summarised scores:

West Indies 286 for 6 (Roston Chase 131 not out, Jason Holder 58 not out, Kieran Powell 38, Shane Dowrich 29, Devendra Bishoo 14; Mohammad Abbas 4-56, Mohammad Amir 3-65, Yasir Shah 2-83). Pakistan 226-3. (Azhar Ali 105, Ahmed Shehzad 70, Misbah-ul-Haq 40 n.o., Asad Sharif 15; Devendra Bishoo 3-57, Jason Holder 2-23, Shannon Gabriel 2-73). Pakistan lead by 17 runs.