West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Test: Jason Holder, Jayden Seales bundle out visitors for 217 | Cricket News


Jason Holder and Jayden Seales grabbed three wickets every because the West Indies bowled out Pakistan for 217 runs on the rain-affected opening day of the primary Test at Sabina Park on Thursday (August 12) however fell into hassle as they started their reply. Holder took 3-17 and Seales 3-70 because the vacationers had been toppled cheaply after the Windies gained the toss and despatched them into bat, discovering good motion with the ball.

But the hosts misplaced Kieran Powell and Nkrumah Bonner to successive balls from Mohammad Abbas in solely the third over of their reply and had been 2-2 when dangerous gentle introduced play to a untimely shut.

Kraigg Brathwaite and Roston Chase will resume on the crease on Friday on a pitch nonetheless wanting full of life and providing the bowlers loads of alternative. Pakistan misplaced their first 5 wickets for 101 runs as rain delayed play earlier than lunch however when the climate cleared Fawad Alam and Faheem Ashraf placed on a promising 85-run partnership for the sixth wicket regardless of the humid situations.

But an pointless run out ended the resistance, with Faheem out for 44 to a direct throw from Chase, and regardless of Fawad’s efforts the final 5 wickets fell cheaply for 31 runs as the house bowlers reasserted their early dominance.

Fawad top-scored with 56 earlier than being bowled by Holder, who then eliminated Abbas together with his subsequent ball and might be on a hat trick when he subsequent bowls in Pakistan’s second innings. The Test is the primary of two between the groups at Sabina Park, being performed behind closed doorways due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

(with Reuters inputs)


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