Pakistan start strong against West Indies in first day-night Test
Pakistan were 81-0 at tea on the opening day of the first day-night Test against West Indies in Dubai on Thursday.
Openers Azhar Ali (38) and Sami Aslam (37) were unbeaten at the break after Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat in the second ever day-night Test, played with a pink ball instead of the traditional red at Dubai stadium.
Turning up for the Tests, a big test!
Pakistan, who are playing their 400th Test, handed Test caps to batsman Babar Azam and left-arm spinning allrounder Mohammad Nawaz.
West Indies, routed 3-0 in both the preceding T20I and ODI series, included three seamers and two spinners in the side.
History in making: Dubai to host Asiaâ€™s first day-night Test
The remaining two Tests will be played in Abu Dhabi (October 21-25) and Sharjah (October30-November 3)
Misbahul Haq (captain), Azhar Ali, Sami Aslam, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Sohail Khan
Jason Holder (captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Devendra Bishoo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Leon Johnson
Umpires: Richard Illingworth (ENG) and Paul Reiffel (AUS)
Tv umpire: Ian Gould (ENG)
Match referee: Jeff Corwe (NZL)
source The Express Tribune news