Day four: Windies two down chasing 456 against Pakistan

ABU DABHI: 

West Indies, set a target of 456 for victory, were 86-2 at tea on the fourth day of the second Test of the three-match series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

Opener Kraig Brathwaite (56) and Marlon Samuels (nine) were at the crease after Pakistan declared their second innings at the lunch break on 227-2 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

West Indies, who lost Leon Johnson (nine) and Darren Bravo (13), still need a further 370 runs for victory or bat out the four remaining sessions in the match.

Getting their noses in front: Pakistan tighten up noose on West Indies

Earlier, Misbahul Haq’s men resumed their second innings at 114-1, and declared at lunch at the score of 227 for the loss of two wickets at lunch.

Middleorder batsman Asad Shafiq completed his second half-century of the match and was unbeaten on 58 along with first innings centurian Younus Khan, who was not out on 29 as the hosts stretched their overall lead to 455 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Getting their noses in front: Pakistan tighten up noose on West Indies

The hosts made 452 in their first innings, and managed to take a massive lead of 228 after dismissing the visiting side for mere 224 in reply on the third day of the second Test.

Pakistan lead the three-match series 1-0 after winning the first day-night Test in Asia by 56 runs in Dubai.

source The Express Tribune news