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Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test: Abid Ali leads guests to eight-wicket win, 9 wanting 2nd consecutive ton

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Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test: Abid Ali fell 9 runs wanting his second century of the Test as Pakistan cruised to an eight wicket win over Bangladesh regardless of conceding a primary innings lead earlier within the match. Abid Ali adopted up his first innings century with an unbeaten 91 to steer Pakistan to victory. (Courtesy of PCB)HIGHLIGHTSAbid Ali fell to Taijul Islam after scoring 91He had earlier scored 133 within the first inningsAbid shared a 151-run opening stand with Abdullah Shafique within the 2nd inningsPakistan’s Abid Ali fell 9 runs wanting a second consecutive century because the guests chased down a goal of 202 on Tuesday to win the primary Test in Chittagong by eight wickets and take the lead within the two-match collection towards Bangladesh.

Abid, who scored 133 in Pakistan’s first innings, and Abdullah Shafique stitched collectively a 151-run opening partnership within the second innings to place Pakistan inside touching distance of victory on Day 5 of the Test.Pakistan appeared like they’d cruise to a 10-wicket win, however Mehidy Hasan trapped debutant Abdullah leg-before on 73 to ease the margin of defeat.Abid misplaced his wicket six overs later, when Taijul Islam rattled his pads to get him out leg-before.”Abdullah Shafique was making his debut, so we tried to stay on the crease, waited for bad balls and succeeded in putting those away,” Abid mentioned.”I had done well in domestic cricket and carried that positive mindset here too. Abdullah played really well, I gave him more credit.”I’m a bit upset that I acquired out for 91 within the second innings however on the similar time I’m blissful that we gained the match.”Azhar Ali (24 not out) and Babar Azam (13 not out) then mixed to information Pakistan over the end line. The second Test in Dhaka begins on December 4.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.