West Indies were 106-4 at the close of play in their first innings on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Jermaine Blackwood and nightwatchman Devendra Bishoo were yet to get off the mark, with West Indies still trailing Pakistan’s first innings total of 452 by 346 runs with six wickets in hand.

Earlier paceman Shannon Gabriel took a career best 5-96 and Jason Holder 3-47 after Pakistan resumed the day on 304-4. Misbah-ul-Haq fell for 96.

Pakistan were dismissed after 452 in their first innings on the second day.

Misbah-ul-Haq was unlucky to miss his 11th Test century by just four runs but Sarfraz Ahmed (56) and Mohammad Nawaz (25) added 70 for the seventh wicket to ensure Pakistan crossed 450-mark.

Gabriel, whose previous best of 3-10 came against Zimbabwe at Bridgetown in 2013, had dismissed Misbah in the first session before bowling Ahmed soon after lunch.

He dismissed Zulfiqar Babar for nought to wrap up the innings.

Sohail Khan hit five boundaries before he bacame one of three victims for Jason Holder, who finished with 3-47.

Pakistan had resumed at 304-4 in the hope that Misbah and nightwatchman Yasir Shah would survive the second new ball which West Indies took at the start of play.

Shah was fortunate to escape a leg-before review off fast bowler Jason Holder but Misbah was unlucky to be dismissed in the next over.

Misbah missed an incoming delivery which hit him in front of the wickets, with English umpire Michael Gough raising his finger. The Pakistani skipper reluctantly reviewed the decision but without success.

He hit four boundaries and two sixes during his 162-ball stay.

Shah was the next to go as he pulled fast bowler Jason Holder straight to square-leg fielder Devendra Bishoo after scoring 23.

Ahmed paced his innings well, hitting six boundaries in his 59-ball knock, taking Pakistan past the 400 mark. Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq fell for 96 while Sarfraz Ahmed contributed 56 after Pakistan resumed the day on 304-4.

Pakistan leads the three-match series 1-0 after winning the first Test — a day-night affair played with pink ball — by 56 runs.



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