Bishoo takes 8 for 49
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo had the remarkable figures of 8-49 to bowl out Pakistan for 123 in the second innings and give the West Indies a chance of a come-from-behind victory in their first pink ball Test match under lights of the first Test match at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Bishoo recorded career-best figures to end the match with 10-174. The 8-49 was his third five-wicket haul beat his previous best of 6-80 against Australia in Dominica in June, 2015.
He now has the best bowling figures in the United Arab Emirates, and the fifth best in West Indies Test history.
West Indies will enter the final day on 95-2 — the not out batsmen are Darren Bravo (26) and Marlon Samuels (4). The visitors need another 251 runs for victory with eight wickets in hand.
Match scores: Pakistan 579-3 declared (Azhar Ali 302 not out, Sami Aslam 90, Babar Azam 69, Asad Shafiq 67; Devendra Bishoo 2-125) and 123 (Sami Aslam 44, Babar Azam 21; Devendra Bishoo 8-49)
West Indies 357 (Darren Bravo 87, Marlon Samuels 76, Jermaine Blackwood 37, Kraigg Brathwaite 32, Shane Dowrich 22; Yasir Shah 5-121, Mohammad Nawaz 2-38, Wahab Riaz 2-65) and 95-2 (Leon Johnson 47, Darren Bravo 26 not out; Mohammad Amir 2-26)
Play resumes on Monday at 3:30pm (7:30am Eastern Caribbean Time/6:30am Jamaica Time).
FULL SQUAD Jason Holder (captain) Kraigg Brathwaite (vice captain) Devendra Bishoo Jermaine Blackwood Carlos Brathwaite Darren Bravo Roston Chase Miguel Cummins Shane Dowrich Shannon Gabriel Shai Hope Leon Johnson Alzarri Joseph Marlon Samuels Jomel Warrican
TEST SERIES SCHEDULE
Thursday, Oct 13 to Monday, Oct 17: 1st Test at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (day/night) Friday, Oct 21 to Tuesday, Oct 25: 2nd Test at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi Sunday, Oct 30 to Thursday, Nov 3: 3rd Test at Sharjah Cricket Stadium