Pakistan speedster Shaheen Afridi ripped aside Bangladesh top-order, taking three wickets and limiting the hosts at 39/4 earlier than the tip of the third day’s play of the ongoing first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
Afridi dismissed the highest three Bangladesh batters – Shadman Islam (1), Saif Hassan (19), Najmul Hossain Shanto (0) – to cut back the house workforce at 15/3. Simply 10 runs later, Bangladesh misplaced one other wicket earlier than the stumps was introduced because the hosts have been 83 runs forward.
Earlier, Pakistan began fairly effectively with Abid Ali, and Abdullah Shafique dominated the proceedings. The pair went on so as to add 146 runs for the opening wicket to place Pakistan in a commanding place in reply to Bangladesh’s 330.
Because the vacationers have been seeking to cruise via a large rating, Bangladesh pacer Taijul Islam despatched shockwaves to the Pakistan unit with scintillating bowling. Taijul exhibited top-class bowling and picked up a splendid seven-wicket haul to assist his facet prohibit the guests for 286.
Pakistan opener Abid Ali hit an incredible century – his fourth in Checks – however the Babar Azam-led facet misplaced 6 for 83 within the second session to concede a lead. Taijul picked up seven scalps in 44.4 overs with the assistance of 9 maidens.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
— Saj Sadiq (@SajSadiqCricket) November 28, 2021
Saif Hassan wont be getting any entrance foot observe over then subsequent week in prep for the subsequent check match. #PAKvBAN
— Brad Hogg (@Brad_Hogg) November 28, 2021
Taijul Islam is indefatigable from one finish, ending with 7-116. His second finest bowling figures brings Bangladesh again into the competition after Pakistan made a stable begin.#BANvPAK
— Mohammad Isam (@Isam84) November 28, 2021
— ICC (@ICC) November 28, 2021
Bangladesh end day-three of the Chattogram Take a look at with a lead of 83 (six second innings wickets in hand).
Prime work by Pakistan bowlers within the last session led by @iShaheenAfridi 👏👏👏#BANvPAK #HarHaalMainCricket pic.twitter.com/QXudaVAWI5
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) November 28, 2021
🇵🇰 Shaheen Shah Afridi and Hasan Ali have a great current file of taking wickets of toporder with the brand new ball in check cricket! Likewise batting partnerships check cricket additionally calls for partnership amongst bowlers and Hasan/Shaheen are turning out to be good duo for Pakistan!#BANvPAK
— Arfa Feroz Zake (@ArfaSays_) November 28, 2021