Barbados remained an unchartered territory for Pakistan as the touring party fell 106 runs short of a 188-run target on the last day. An abysmal batting display saw Pakistan last for mere 34.4 overs. Shannon Gabriel picked his career’s second five-wicket haul at the cost of just 1.20 runs per wicket.
His 5 for 11 in 11 overs went down his Test career’s best bowling figures.
Pakistan lost half of their batting line-up for 35 in the first session as Shannon Gabriel accounted for the wickets of Azhar Ali, Misbah-ul-Haq, and Asad Shafiq. Ahmed Shehzad had another lucky escape when he was put down by Kieran Powell off Alzarri Joseph on the last ball of the 10th over.
Yasir Shah bagged four wickets in the last session of the day to bring back Pakistan in the second of the third-match Test series against the West Indies at Barbados. With a wicket in hand, the hosts led by 183 runs at Stumps of the fourth day.
Shai Hope’s solid half-century took West Indies’ lead past 100 as Pakistan kept searching for wickets on a fast-deteriorating wicket in the second session of the fourth day.
West Indies lost two more wickets as they worked themselves into the lead at 112 for three at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan at Kensington Oval in Barbados.
The hosts lost one wicket for 40 runs in the last session of the third day after they wrapped up Pakistan’s batting line-up for 393. Mohammad Abbas struck in the second over of Windies’ innings to get rid of Kieran Powell. West Indies trailed by 41 at the end of day’s play.
Pakistan lost four wickets, notably of Misbah-ul-Haq fell short of a century by one run. The Pakistan captain became the first player in Test cricket’s history to register three scores of 99. The tourists, however, were taken into the lead before the 42-year-old gave his wicket away to Jason Holder cheaply.
Azhar Ali (94 off 257) and Misbah-ul-Haq (40 off 121) snail-paced Pakistan to 226 for 3 at Lunch. Starting the day at 172 for 3, the duo added 54 runs in the first session. Pakistan are still 86 runs behind West Indies’ 312.
Davendra Bishoo and Shannon Gabriel partnered to bring West Indies back in the second Test, that seemed to have been slipping away from the hosts grip. The leggie struck to remove Ahmed Shehzad. The fast-bowler picked up Babar Azam’s wicket with a caught and bowl even before the batsman had opened his account. Veteran batsman Younis Khan also failed to get off the mark and pulled Bishoo into Gabriel’s hands on his ninth ball. Pakistan were 172 for 3 when the umpires called off the play due to bad light.
Pakistan were 106 without a wicket at Tea with Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad unbeaten on 54 and 40. Shehzad had two reprieves as he survived a LBW and a stumping after Shannon Gabriel and Roston Chase were found overstepping.
Pakistan were 36 without a loss after West Indies were rolled out for 312. The 132-run stand between Roston Chase and Jason Holder finally came to an end in the early overs of the day. The hosts added 26 runs to their overnight total.
A strong 132-run seventh-wicket stand between Roston Chase (131 off 207) and captain Jason Holder (58 off 125) took West Indies to 286 for 6 by the end of the first day’s play at Barbados. Pakistan failed to bag a wicket during the session despite some tight line and length bowling by the Pakistan spin-bowlers and the pacers.
Roston Chase’s defiant fifty helped West Indies put up 96 runs at a loss of three wickets. The hosts were 166 for 6.
West Indies were three down for 72 at Lunch on day one of the second Test against Pakistan at Barbados. On a placid wicket, Kraigg Brathwaite and Shimron Hetmyer fell within four balls to leave their side reeling at 12 for 2. Shai Hope followed his teammates just before the Lunch break.