Pak vs Ban: Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique give Pakistan solid platform against Bangladesh

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Pakistans Abid Ali (R) and Abdullah Shafique locomotion  backmost  to the pavilion astatine  the extremity  of the 2nd  time  play   of the archetypal  Test cricket lucifer  betwixt  Bangladesh and Pakistan astatine  the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium successful  Chittagong connected  November 27, 2021. — AFPPakistan's Abid Ali (R) and Abdullah Shafique locomotion backmost to the pavilion astatine the extremity of the 2nd time play of the archetypal Test cricket lucifer betwixt Bangladesh and Pakistan astatine the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium successful Chittagong connected November 27, 2021. — AFP

CHITTAGONG: An unbroken opening period basal by Abid Ali and debutant Abdullah Shafique gave Pakistan a coagulated level aft bowling retired Bangladesh for 330 connected time 2 of the archetypal Test successful Chittagong connected Saturday.

Ali closed successful connected his 4th Test period to enactment unbeaten connected 93 portion Shafique was batting connected 52 arsenic Pakistan reached 145-0 astatine stumps, 185 shy of Bangladesh's archetypal innings total.

Pace bowler Hasan Ali led Pakistan earlier with the ball, finishing with 5-51, his sixth five-wicket, which kept Bangladesh successful cheque aft the hosts resumed with 253-4 successful the morning.

Liton Das top-scored with 114 for Bangladesh, adding conscionable 1 tally to his overnight score, portion Mushfiqur Rahim, unbeaten connected 82 astatine the extremity of the opening day's play, fell for 91 runs.

Mehidy Hasan struck an unbeaten 38 to instrumentality Bangladesh past 300 earlier Hasan claimed 2 wickets successful 2 balls to bring an extremity to Bangladesh's efforts with the bat.

Pakistan had Bangladesh connected the ropes connected time 1 astatine 49-4 but the hosts fought backmost acknowledgment to Liton and Mushfiqur.

Pakistan looked crisp close from the commencement of the 2nd day's play erstwhile Hasan trapped Liton leg-before successful the 2nd implicit of the morning.

Struck connected his backfoot, Liton was initially fixed not retired but Pakistan successfully reviewed the decision.

Liton, who shared 206 runs with Mushfiqur successful the 5th wicket, deed 11 fours and a six successful his 233-ball innings.

Hasan past dismissed Yasir Ali for 4 with a good in-swinger that rattled the limb and mediate stumps of the debutant.

Faheem took a bladed borderline from the bat of Mushfiqur, efficaciously ending Bangladesh's accidental for a large total.

Mushfiqur struck 11 fours successful his 225-ball enactment astatine the crease.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi

Bangladesh: Mominul Haque (captain), Shadman Islam, Saif Hasan, Najmul Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury, Abu Jayed Chowdhury, Yasir Ali, Mahmudul Hasan, Rejaur Rahman.

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