Pakistan thrashed Bangladesh By An Innings And 184 Runs


CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh: Pakistan thrashed Bangladesh by an innings and 184 runs on the penultimate day of the aperture Test actuality at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Monday to accretion a 1-0 advance in the two-match series.

Bangladesh, abaft by 459 runs, resumed their additional innings at 134-4 and were bowled out for 275 afterwards cafeteria to ache their 62nd defeat in 72 Tests.

Left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman affective four wickets for 88 runs as he, off-spinner Saeed Ajmal and
paceman Aizaz Cheema aggregate bristles wickets that fell on the fourth-day.

Fast bowler Rubel Hossain did not bat due a accept injury, suffered while fielding on Sunday.

Debutant Mohammed Nazimuddin (78), Shakib Al Hasan (51) and skipper
Mushfiqur Rahim (49) were the capital run-getters for Bangladesh.

Cheema concluded the innings back he had Shahadat Hossain (21) bent by Umar Gul in the covers in his aboriginal over with the additional new ball.

Rehman absolved agreed Nazimuddin and above captain Shakib in the morning affair afore accounting for Rahim to accomplishment the bout with seven wickets afterwards accepting taken three in the aboriginal innings.

Ajmal was the added wicket-taker in the morning back he bowled Mohammad Mahmudullah for no score.

Nazimuddin was complex in two stands, abacus 78 runs for the fifth wicket with Shakib and 47 for the abutting with Rahim afore actuality bent by Ajmal at mid-off.

Opener Nazimuddin, 41 overnight, hit two sixes and nine fours in his 186-ball knock.
He was the second-highest scorer in the aboriginal innings with 31.

He defied the Pakistani advance for added than an hour and completed his half-century back he angry Rehman to abysmal mid-wicket for three runs.

He again played a brace of big shots, lofting Rehman over added awning and again Ajmal over mid-wicket for sixes. He gave two affairs off Ajmal afterwards commutual his half-century but wicket-keeper Adnan Akmal absent both.

Bangladesh had added alone 24 runs to their brief absolute back Shakib was trapped leg-before by Rehman afterwards hitting eight fours in his ninth Test half-century.

Pakistan had on Sunday acquaint a behemothic 594-5 declared in their aboriginal innings in acknowledgment to Bangladesh's 135, with Younis Khan (200 not out), Mohammad Hafeez (143) and Asad Shafiq (104) actuality the capital scorers.

The additional and final Test starts in Dhaka on Saturday.(AFP)

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