Pakistan set West Indies 456-run target to win second Test

ABU DABHI: Pakistan, resuming at 114-1, declared their second innings at the score of 227 for the loss of two wickets at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test of the three-match series against West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Monday.


Middleorder batsman Asad Shafiq completed his second half-century of the match and was unbeaten on 58 along with first innings centurian Younus Khan, who was not out on 29 as the hosts stretched their overall lead to 455 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Misbahul Haq’s men made 452 in their first innings, and managed to take a massive lead of 228 after dismissing the visiting side for mere 224 in reply on the third day of the second Test.

Pakistan lead the three-match series 1-0 after winning the first day-night Test in Asia by 56 runs in Dubai.