BARBADOS – Pakistani bowlers took remaining four wickets quickly in the first session of the second day to bundle out West Indies for 312 runs in the first innings of the second Test at Bridgetown, Barbados.
West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and opted to bat on a dry pitch. The decision did not prove to be completely right, as Pakistan pace attack exploited the conditions in the first hour and sent four of the Windies batsmen back.
The wicket began to dry and playing shots became easier, after losing two wickets to spinners, Roston Chase (131) and Jason Holder (58) played out the last session on the first day. However
However, the duo could not resist on the second day and got out in the first two overs. Rest of the e team got out on the total of 312. They had to break a partnership of 132 between centurion Roston Chase and half-centurion Jason Holder. They did so third ball. And from there on, it was pretty straightforward work.
Newcomer Abbas was tricky with the ball, he took four wickets for 56 runs, whereas Amir took 3 for 65.
Mickey Arthur and Azhar Mahmood hand out pats on the back for a job well done on the second day.