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West Indies lead by 183 runs


EZRA STUART, [email protected]

West Indies lead by 183 runs

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BRIDGETOWN – West Indies reached 264 for nine off 102 overs at the close of play on the fourth day of the second cricket Test against Pakistan in the Brighto Paints Q Mobile Cup series at Kensington Oval here Wednesday.

The not out batsmen are leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo on 16 and fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, who is yet to score.

With one day left in the match, the West Indies have an overall lead of 183 runs with one wicket in hand, after trailing by 81 runs on first innings.

Resuming from 197 for four at tea, the West Indies suffered a middle and lower order collapse, losing five wickets, including top-scorer Shai Hope, who made a responsible 90, for 67 runs in 32 overs.

The 23-year-old Hope batted for 317 minutes, faced 209 balls and hit eight fours and a six in his career-best Test knock.

Other batsmen dismissed were Vishaul Singh for 32; captain Jason Holder, who made just one, Shane Dowrich for two and Alzarri Joseph for seven.

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah, who also dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite for 43 in the pre-lunch session, has been Pakistan’s most successful bowler with six wickets for 90 runs in 39 overs.    

Summarised Scores:

West Indies 312 in 98.5 overs (Roston Chase 131, Jason Holder 58; Mohammad Abbas 4-56, Mohammad Amir 3-65) and 264-9 in 102 overs (Shai Hope 90, Kraigg Brathwaite 43, Vishaul Singh 32; Yasir Shah 6-90, Mohammed Abbas 2-57). Pakistan 393 in 140 overs (Azhar Ali 105, Misbah-ul-Haq 99; Shannon Gabriel 4-81, Jason Holder 3-42, Devendra Bishoo 3-116). (EZS)

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