Pakistan on verge of victory in the 1st test match against Bangladesh


In reply to Pakistan’s 445 in the Rawalpindi Test, Bangladesh scored 126 for six in their second innings, and the guest team needed 86 more runs to avoid an innings defeat.

Bangladesh started their second innings in reply to Pakistan’s 445 on the third day of the game. On the score of 39, Saif Hassan bowled on the ball of Naseem Shah with 16 runs. Tamim Iqbal, the second opener of the Bangal team, also scored 34 runs.

Then on 124, Naseem Shah scored his first Test hat-trick with Najam-ul-Hassan Shanto, Taij-ul-Islam and Mahmudullah falling one after the other. At the end of the game on the third day, Bangladesh’s last-out player was Mohammad Mithun, who bowled off Yasir Shah without scoring.

Bangladesh need 86 more runs to finish Pakistan’s lead with 4 wickets remaining. Earlier on the third day, Pakistan started their first unbeaten innings with 342 runs for 3 wickets, while Babar Azam and Asad Shafiq were batting.

Babar Azam who scored a century on the last day was dismissed on the first ball of the match. Babar Azam was dismissed for 143 runs without any increase in his previous day’s score. Asad Shafiq also went out on 65 after adding just 5 runs to his previous day’s score.

Haris Sohail scored 75 runs while no other batsman was able to perform and the whole team was out for 445 runs. Pakistan’s Babar Azam was the leading batsman with 143 runs, while Bangladesh’s Abu Jayed and Rubel Hussain took three wickets each, while Taij-ul-Islam took two wickets.