November 28, 2021

|Abid, Shafique give Pakistan solid start

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh: An unbroken opening century stand by Abid Ali and debutant Abdullah Shafique gave Pakistan a solid platform after bowling out Bangladesh for 330 on day two of the first Test in Chittagong on Saturday.Ali closed in on his fourth Test century to stay unbeaten on 93 while Shafique was batting on 52 as Pakistan reached 145-0 at stumps, 185 shy of Bangladesh’s first-innings total.“In the afternoon, it started to spin a bit. The ball was old. So it was gripping and doing...