In the second Brighto Cup Test match at Kensington Oval in Barbados, at stumps on day three, the West Indies posted 40 for one on board as they’re trailing by 41 runs to force visitors bat again.

The West Indies openers came to bat when 14 overs were left for the day and in the very second over of the host’s second innings they lost their first wicket when Kieran Powell was caught splendidly by wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed on the bowling of Mohammad Abbas.

Powell scored 6 off 4 balls before inside edge draws the first blood.

Moreover, the left-handed batsman Shimron Hetmyer, who looked solid in his defence, remained unbeaten on 22 off 34 balls alongside Kraigg Braithwaite, who is batting on 8 off 46 balls.

However, Misbah-Ul-Haq earlier knitted a 98-run partnership for the fourth wicket alongside Azhar Ali, who smashed his 13th Test century.

Ali, who scored 278-ball 105, was caught by Shane Dowrich on the bowling of leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo.
Interestingly, Misbah failed to convert his double figure mark into a triple as he fell just a run short for his 11th Test hundred.

It was the second time in straight Tests when Misbah didn’t cross past the triple-figure mark.

Misbah was caught by Shai Hope in the second slip when Pakistan’s score was 316 for five in 120.2 overs.

For West Indies, fast bowler Shannon Gabriel completed his figures while topping the bowling chart with four wickets followed by skipper Jason holder, who picked three each alongside leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo.

Pakistan posted 393 on board as Yasir Shah chipped in with 24 from 31 balls in response to the host’s first innings total of 312.

Asad Shafiq was claimed by Jason Holder as leg before wicket (LBW) when he was batting on 15 off 66 balls. Shafiq was followed by skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, who scored 9 off 13 balls before being dismissed by Shannon Gabriel as Kieran Powell completed the simple catch.

Rookie Shadab Khan, scored 16 off 34 balls. He was caught by Roston Chase on the bowling of Shannon Gabriel.

The left-arm batsman, Mohammed Amir was caught by Shai Hope on the bowling of Jason Holder after scoring 22-ball 10 runs. Mohammad Abbas remained unbeaten on 1 off 5 balls.

Earlier, Azhar scored 105 to help Pakistan consolidate their overnight position of 172 for three, as West Indies struggled in the morning session and were forced to go wicket-less.

While came to bat after their overnight score of 172 for three, Pakistan dominated the first session as Misbah and Ali hold off the host’s attack with ease before frustrated the bowlers.

At lunch, Pakistan was 226 for three as they added 54 runs in 26 overs.

Brief Scores: West Indies Vs Pakistan – Second Test; Day Three Stumps

West Indies 40 for one trailing by 41

Kraigg Braithwate 8* off 46 balls

Shimron Hetmyer 22* off 34 balls

Pakistan First Innings 393 allout

West Indies First Innings 312 allout

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    Tahir Ibn Manzoor is a staffer at Sportzwiki.com, who follows cricket like food after listening to running commentary on a transistor radio when he was only eight, and penned down the scorecard when he turned 11. He Tweets @TahirIbnManzoor

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