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Pakistan reply well to Bangladesh's 338

Last updated on: December 18, 2011 19:10 IST

Taufiq Umar closed in on a half-century as Pakistan reached 87 for one in reply to Bangladesh's 338 all out on the second day of the second Test on Sunday.

Umar reached 44 and Azhar Ali was unbeaten on 26 before bad light halted play early.

Pakistan players celebrate after dismissing Shahriar Nafees on SundayThe only wicket fell to Nazmul Hossain who had Mohammad Hafeez (14) caught behind with his first ball on his return to the international team after playing one previous Test in 2004.

Pakistan had dismissed the hosts on the stroke of tea, quickly wrapping up the innings after Shakib Al Hasan had been run out for a fine 144.

Shakib went after a bad mix-up with Mushfiqur Rahim (40) which ended their 82-run sixth-wicket stand.

Rahim called for a single but then changed his mind leaving Shakib stranded with Taufiq hitting the stumps with a direct throw from mid-on.

Rahim was dismissed with the next delivery, caught behind down the leg side off Umar Gul.

Spinner Saeed Ajmal then took two wickets to clean up the tail.


Bangladesh 1st innings (overnight 234-5):

Tamim Iqbal c Cheema b Umar Gul 14

Nazimuddin lbw b Aizaz Cheema 0

Shahriar Nafees c Adnan b Umar Gul 97

Mahmudullah b Aizaz Cheema 0

Nasir Hossain c Adnan b Aizaz Cheema 7

Shakib Al Hasan run out 144

Mushfiqur Rahim c Adnan b Umar Gul 40

Elias Sunny lbw b Saeed Ajmal 12

Shahadat Hossain not out 21

Nazmul Hossain run out 0

Robiul Islam lbw b Saeed Ajmal 0

Extras: (lb-3) 3

Total: (107.2 overs) 338

Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-16, 3-21, 4-43, 5-223, 6-305, 7-305, 8-331, 9-332.

Bowling: Umar Gul 28-1-102-3, Aizaz Cheema 26-4-73-3, Mohammad Hafeez 9-3-27-0, Saeed Ajmal 24.2-3-64-2, Abdur Rehman 19-0-66-0, Younus Khan 1-0-3-0.

Pakistan 1st innings:

Mohammad Hafeez c Rahim b Nazmul Hossain 14

Taufiq Umar not out 44

Azhar Ali not out 26

Extras: (nb-3) 3

Total: (27 overs) 87 for 1

Fall of wicket: 1-23

Bowling: Shahadat Hossain 2-0-15-0 (nb-1), Robiul Islam 7-1-24-0 (nb-2), Nazmul Hossain 8-0-28-1, Mahmudullah 6-2-14-0, Shakib Al Hasan 4-1-6-0.

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