Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 1 Highlights: Pakistan Reach 161/2 At Stumps
Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1 Highlights: Pakistan reached 161 for 2 at Stumps on Day 1of the ongoing second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.
Pakistan reached 161 for 2 at Stumps on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka. The visitors lost openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique in the first session after captain Babar Azam won the toss and chose to bat. However, Babar Azam (60*) and Azhar Ali (36*) added an unbeaten 91 runs for the third wicket, giving the visitors an early advantage. Leading the series 1-0, the visitor's could expect a tough challenge from the home side with the return of all-rounder Shakib al Hasan. Pakistan will again rely on the exploits of their batting unit which rallied to help the visitor's win the first Test by eight wickets. Bangladesh, on the other hand, will need to be more clinical and aim at finishing ahead in crucial junctures of the game. Bangladesh's Mahmudul Hasan, the 21 year-old right-hander, was handed his first Test cap. (Scorecard)