Babar Azam, Azhar Ali half centuries put Pakistan in position of strength on Day 1: As it happened

Azhar Ali remains unbeaten on 85 and will come out to bat with Younis Khan on Day 2.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 11, 2017 7:52 am
Babar Azam and Azhar Ali’s half centuries helped Pakistan get to a position of strength on Day 1. (Source: ICC Twitter)

It was a rain-hit first day in Dominica and it was one that belonged to Pakistan. Babar Azam and Azhar Ali scored half centuries and that helped Pakistan blunt out the West Indies attack. While Babar was dismissed by Azlarri Joseph, Azhar Ali remains unbeaten on 85. Giving him company on Day 2 will be Younis Khan who has made 10. Pakistan end the rain-shortened Day 1 at 169/2 with 69 overs having been played.

Pakistan vs West Indies 3rd Test Day 1 highlights:

TOSS: West Indies win toss, elect to bowl against Pakistan

West Indies Playing XI

Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Vishaul Singh, Shane Dowrich(w), Jason Holder(c), Devendra Bishoo, Alzarri Joseph, Shannon Gabriel

Pakistan Playing XI

Azhar Ali, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed(w), Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Abbas

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