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Pakistan beat WI in second Test to go 2-0 in series; Yasir Shah shines with ten wickets

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah’s Six Wickets In The Second-innings And Overall Ten Wickets In The Match Helped Pakistan Beat West Indies By 133-run In The Second Test Match Played In Abu Dhabi. With This Win The Pak Team Took An Unbeatable 2-0 Lead In The Three-match Series.

PTI | Updated on: 25 Oct 2016, 05:40:37 PM
Yasir Shah (source: Getty)

Abu Dhabi:

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah’s six wickets in the second-innings and overall ten wickets in the match helped Pakistan beat West Indies by 133-run in the second Test match played in Abu Dhabi. With this win the Pak team took an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

The wily spinner finished with 6-124 to secure his second ten-wicket haul in Test cricket after claiming four wickets in the first innings as West Indies were bowled out for 322 before tea on a weary fifth and final day pitch at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Shah had deprived West Indian batsman Jermaine Blackwood his second Test hundred when he bowled him for 95 in the pre-lunch session.

West Indies, chasing a mammoth 456-run target for an unlikely victory, still fought hard and batted for 108 overs with Shai Hope also scoring a fighting 41.

Hope and Devendra Bishoo fought for 45 runs during their eighth-wicket stand before left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar (2-51) had Hope and Bishoo (26) caught to finish the match.

In between Babar's wickets, Shah had Miguel Cummins bowled for nought to finish the match with figures of 10-210, having taken 4-86 in the first innings.

Pakistan won the first Test by 56 runs in Dubai. The third and final Test in will be played Sharjah from October 30.

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First Published : 25 Oct 2016, 05:35:00 PM