BAN vs PAK: Pakistan lead by 446 after reaching tea on 92-3 on Day 3Dhaka, Bangladesh: Pakistan stretched its lead against Bangladesh to 446 runs by reaching tea at 92-3 on the third day of the second test on Friday.Bangladesh was bowled out for 203 to earn Pakistan a
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Pakistan stretched its lead against Bangladesh to 446 runs by reaching tea at 92-3 on the third day of the second test on Friday.
Bangladesh was bowled out for 203 to earn Pakistan a huge 354-run first-innings lead, and the latter decided against asking Bangladesh to follow on.
Seasoned campaigners Younis Khan and captain Misbah-ul Haq were batting on 30 and 22 runs at the interval.
Azhar Ali, the double centurion of the first innings, made 25.
Fast bowler Mohammad Shahid (2-23) gave the hosts an impressive start, removing openers Mohammad Hafeez (0) and Sami Aslam (8) to leave Pakistan at 25-2.
Medium-pacer Soumya Sarkar (1-45) accounted for Azhar, after which Younis and Misbah paced the innings.
Bangladesh could have imposed more pressure on Pakistan had Taijul Islam not put down a catch at cover when Younis he was on 16. Sarkar was bowling.
Younis, who hit 148 in the first innings, had three fours so far in his 47-ball knock.
Bangladesh bowled well to stem the run flow until Misbah arrived, and stroked four boundaries in 28 balls. He and Younis put on 43 in 10 overs.