WI vs Pakistan 2nd Test Day 3 : Fawad Alam, Afridi put Pakistan on top against WI.

West Indies slipped to 39 for 3 at stumps on day three as Pakistan gained quick headway in their bid to even out the two-Test series. Fawad Alam struck his fifth Test ton – his fourth since making a rebound – to proceed with his fantasy run and assist the side with announcing 302 for 9. His unbeaten 124 assisted the guests with going 300 subsequent to stammering at 231/7 at one phase. This after he had assisted the side with recuperating 2 for 3 on the first day of the season.

Pakistan will glance back at the day with fulfillment and frustration. Around an hour and a half of play was lost toward the beginning in light of a sodden outfield. When the West Indies players advanced out, the primary meeting was sliced short to only eight conveyances. A sodden region close to the bowler’s run-up implied the surface gambled injury to the players. Kemar Roach began with a lady against Mohammad Rizwan while Jason Holder bowled two conveyances before the players strolled off. Kraigg Brathwaite had no faltering in telling the authorities his disappointment about the playing conditions before play was suspended.

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Post lunch, the initial hour ended up being routine. However West Indies nipped out Faheem Ashraf – caught lbw by Jayden Seales for 26 – there wasn’t much separated from that activity. Jason Holder figured out how to push Pakistan on the backfoot when he excused Rizwan and Nauman Ali off successive conveyances after the beverages break. Pakistan were reeling at that stage and the onus was on Fawad to drive the score forward.

Having done the harm, West Indies needed to bear two baffling lower-request stands. Fawad scored 36 for the eighth wicket with Hasan Ali then 35 for the 10th wicket with Shaheen Afridi. Before Pakistan pronounced, Afridi needed to suffer hits to the head protector during his 33-ball stay. The pacer, nonetheless, gave back in kind with an unfriendly opening spell that left the hosts feeling the warmth.

West Indies were 8 for no misfortune in the initial three overs however Afridi struck twice to leave them reeling at 9 for 2. Kieran Powell was lbw while West Indies chief Kraigg Brathwaite was bowled by a conveyance that pinched in and took out the posts. Nkrumah Bonner and Roston Chase figured out how to facilitate a portion of the nerves in the changing area with their 48-ball stay yet couldn’t exactly see their side to stumps.

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Faheem nipped one past the guard of Chase to tidy up the batsman to leave West Indies panting at 34 for 3. Bonner (18 not out) waited thus did nightwatchman Alzarri Joseph (0 off 16) yet the early wickets implied the hosts should buckle down on the fourth day to guarantee Pakistan don’t discover a way back.

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