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Pakistan finish day two of the second Test on 87-1 in reply to Bangladesh's first innings score of 338.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2011 12:09
Bangladesh's fightback continued in Dhaka after their mauling in the first Test [AFP]

Pakistan reached 87-1 to trail Bangladesh in their first innings by 251 runs at stumps on Sunday on the second day of the second cricket Test in Dhaka.

After Bangladesh were dismissed for 338, Pakistan batted for 27 overs before bad light forced umpires to call it a day.

Second day scorecard

Bangladesh first innings (o’night 234-5):

T Iqbal c Cheema b Gul 14
M Nazimuddin lbw b Cheema 0
SNafees c Akmal b Gul 97
M Mahmudullah b Cheema 0
N Hossain c Akmal b Cheema 7
S Al Hasan run out 144
M Rahim c Akmal b Gul 40
E Sunny lbw b Ajmal 12
S Hossain not out 21
N Hossain run out 0
R Islam lbw b Ajmal 0
Extras 3
Total (for all out; 107.2 overs) 338

Pakistan first innings:

M Hafeez c Rahim b Nazmul 14
T Umar not out 44
A Ali not out 26
Extras 3
Total (for one wicket; 27 overs) 87

After losing opener Mohammad Hafeez on 14, Taufeeq Umar remained unbeaten on 44 with Azhar Ali on 26 at stumps.

Nazmul Hossain (1-28) took the wicket of Hafeez, who was caught by wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim.

Bangladesh out

Earlier, Pakistan's Aizaz Cheema and Umar Gul took three wickets each to dismiss Bangladesh.

Saeed Ajmal also claimed two wickets for the visitors, conceding 64 runs.

Cheema finished with 3-73, while Gul claimed 3-102.

Shakib Al Hasan smashed 144 runs to lead Bangladesh before being run out by Umar in the second session.

Shakib added 82 runs with partner Mushfiqur Rahim in a sixth-wicket stand a day after he and Shahriar Nafees tallied 180 - Bangladesh's first century partnership in Tests in more than a year.

Immediately after Shakib's dismissal, Rahim lost his concentration and nipped a lengthy delivery from Gul outside leg stump that was caught by Adnan Akmal.

Bangladesh then quickly lost the remaining wickets, adding only 33 runs.

Pakistan lead the two-Test series 1-0 after the visitors beat Bangladesh by an innings and 184 runs in the first Test in Chittagong. 

Source:
AP
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