Jayden Seales celebrates after getting Yasir Shah during the first Test between Pakistan and West Indies. 1

Five-wicket Seales stars as West Indies
chase 168 to beat Pakistan

Jayden Seales became the youngest West Indies bowler to claim five
wickets in a Test innings as Pakistan were dismissed for 203 on the
fourth day of the first Test on Sunday.
West Indies will need 168 to take victory in the first of a two-match
series at Sabina Park. Seales, 19, finished with 5-55 as Pakistan lost
their last five second innings wickets on Sunday for the addition of just
43 runs to their overnight total.
Earlier, Faheem Ashraf joined captain Babar Azam to see out day three
of the first Test, edging to a lead of 124 and giving his team the upper
hand. Ashraf was resolute in his defensive approach, ending on 12*
(78), while Babar compiled his 17th Test fifty in spite of tricky
conditions and a mini-collapse at the other end earlier in the day. The
efforts complimented a solid job from Pakistan’s bowlers, who ensured
the hosts couldn’t extend their first innings advantage in the morning

Eight wickets down to begin the day, the West Indies could only add
two runs from their overnight score, bowled out for 253 after Shaheen
Shah Afridi claimed both Jomel Warrican and Joshua Da Silva. With a
36-run deficit, Pakistan in reply lost Imran Butt (6) early to Kemar
Roach, though the second wicket pair of Abid Ali and Azhar compiled 55
to hand the visitors a lead.
The pair fell in quick succession to Roach and Jayden Seales
respectively, and when Fawad Alam edged to Joshua da Silva for a duck,
the West Indies looked on course for an early finish, as their adversaries
fell into a hole at 65/4. Pakistan captain Babar Azam had different ideas
however, putting on 56 with Mohammad Rizwan, who fell for 30 after a
rain delay.
The skipper battened down the hatches, passing fifty at a strike rate in
the low forties, with new partner Faheem Ashraf taking 65 balls to
reach double figures. The pair played out a number of maidens in their
stay, with three home quicks conceding less than two runs an over.
Seven of Roach’s fifteen overs were maidens, finishing the day with
2/15. Kyle Mayers (0/19) and Jason Holder (1/27) were also miserly.
As the light began to fade at Sabina Park, the hosts turned to spin to
break the partnership, though the left/right combination held firm.
Jomel Warrican and Roston Chase asked questions, though couldn’t
find the key breakthrough late, with skipper Kraigg Brathwaite also
trying his luck to no avail. Pakistan finished the day with a lead of 124,
and may look to push on during day four with rain a possibility for day

Kraigg Brathwaite run out 97
Kieran Powell c Imran Butt b Abbas 0
Nkrumah Bonner lbw b Abbas 0
Roston Chase c Rizwan b Hasan Ali 21
J Blackwood c Abbas b Shaheen Shah 22
Kyle Mayers lbw b Shaheen Shah 0
Jason Holder c Rizwan b Faheem 58
Joshua Da Silva lbw b Shaheen 21
Kemar Roach lbw b M Abbas 13
Jomel Warrican b Shaheen Shah 1
Jayden Seales not out 0
EXTRAS: (b3, lb11, nb6) 20
TOTAL: (all out, 89.4 overs) 253
FOW: 1-1, 2-1, 3-51, 4-100, 5-100, 6-196, 7-221, 8-249, 9-252, 10-253.
BOWLING: Mohammad Abbas 22-9-43-3, Shaheen Shah Afridi21.4-6-
59-4, Yasir Shah13-1-46-0, Faheem Ashraf14-6-37-1, Hasan Ali 19-4-54-
Imran Butt lbw b Roach 0
Abid Ali c Holder b Seales 34
Azhar Ali b Roach 23
Babar Azam c Holder b Mayers 55
Fawad Alam c Da Silva b Seales 0

M Rizwan c Da Silva b Holder 30
Faheem Ashraf c Da Silva b Roach 20
Yasir Shah c Da Silva b Seales 4
Hasan Ali c Roach b Seales 28
Shaheen Afridi lbw b Seales 0
Mohammad Abbas not out 1
EXTRAS: (b4, lb2, nb2) 8
TOTAL: (all out, 83.4 overs) 203
FOW: 1-1, 2-56, 3-65, 4-65, 5-121, 6-168, 7-170, 8-180, 9-192, 10-203.
BOWLING: Kemar Roach 19-8-30-3, Jayden Seales 15.4-3-55-5, Kyle
Mayers 15-5-33-1, Jason Holder 18-6-36-1, Jomel Warrican 7-2-28-0,
Roston Chase 6-2-12-0, Kraigg Brathwaite 3-1-3-0.
TOSS: West Indies
UMPIRES: Gregory Brathwaite, Joel Wilson
TV UMPIRE: Leslie Reifer
MATCH REFEREE: Richie Richardson


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