1st Test Day 2: Pakistan 145/0 against Bangladesh at stumps, trail by 185 runs

On the second day of first cricket Test against Bangladesh at Chattogram, Pakistan in their first innings were 145 for loss of no wickets at stump today [Saturday].

Pakistan made a strong reply and reached 145 for no loss after fast bowler Hasan Ali claimed 5-51 to dismiss Bangladesh for 330 on day two of the opening Test.

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Openers Abid Ali and debutant Abdullah Shafique played out the second and third sessions comfortably in a good batting track to cut the deficit to 185 runs. Abid, who reached the 1,000-run mark in his 15th test, closed in on his fourth century, remaining unbeaten on 93 at stumps, owing to bad light. Shafique overcame a nervy start to finish the day on 52 not out.

“We are in a good position now and will try to take it session by session,” Ali said. “Our first target is to go past Bangladesh’s 330 and then we will try to take a big lead to give our bowlers an advantage.”

Earlier, Bangladesh were all out for 330 in their first innings.


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