West Indies stutter to 73-4 at lunch on Day 5, 3rd Test; Pakistan 6 wickets away from series win

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West Indies stutter to 73-4 at lunch on Day 5, 3rd Test; Pakistan 6 wickets away from series win

Shimron Hetmyer (Above) was undone by a terrific delivery by Mohammad Aamer © AFP

West Indies go to lunch at 73 for 4 against Pakistan on Day Five of the third Test at Roseau, Dominica. West Indies continue to fight, but it is Pakistan, who have the upper hand in this match as they are just 6 wickets away from a series win. West Indies on the other hand need a further 231 runs more to win this match. Roston Chase and Vishaul Singh are at the crease and they will hope to take West Indies to safety in the second session. The session started off well for Pakistan as they managed to get rid of Kraigg Barathwaite early. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: PAK vs WI 2017, 3rd Test

Shimron Hetmyer looked positive by the was undone by a peach from Mohammad Aamer for 25. Hope and Chase have fought on since. Hope and Chase dug it out for a while, but a brilliant yorker from Hasan Ali bowled Hope, giving the young Pakistan bowler his maiden Test wicket. Pakistan will feel that they can wrap up the match in the post-lunch session. Their bowlers have done a superb job so far. Their fast bowlers were not up to the mark in the initial stages of the first innings, but they have gotten into their stride early in the second innings, which is great news for Pakistan. Live Updates: Pakistan vs West Indies 3rd Test, Day 5

West Indies on Day Four were bowled out for 247, conceding a 129-run first innings lead. Roston Chase top-scored for West Indies with 69, but Mohammad Abbas was the star of the show as he picked up his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests. West Indies managed to pull things back when they bowled in the second session. They reduced Pakistan to 90 for 7 at one point, but recovered well enough to declare at 174 for 8, setting West Indies a target f 304.

Pakistan’s second innings marked the last time Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan would bat for Pakistan. Younis scored 35 in his final innings, but Misbah scored just two.

Pakistan in their first innings scored 376, thanks to a century from Azhar Ali. Misbah-ul-Haq, Babar Azam and Sarfraz Ahmed to chipped in with important fifties. Chase picked up four wickets, while Jason Holder finished with three.

On Day One, West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl first. They went into this match with an unchanged side. Pakistan got in Hasan Ali and Shan Masood in place of Shadab Khan and Ahmed Shehzad respectively. The three-match series is level on 1-1.

Brief scores:

Pakistan 376 & 174 for 8 decl. (Younis Khan 35, Yasir Shah 38*; Shannon Gabriel 2 for 24, Alzarri Joseph 3 for 53) lead West Indies 247 & 73 for 4 (Shimron Hetmyer 25, Roston Chase 19*; Mohammad Aamer 1 for 8, Yasir Shah 2 for 43) by 230 runs

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