Pak vs WI: Kemar Roach and Jayden Seales struck right on time for the West Indies as Pakistan came to 34 for two in a downpour abbreviated morning meeting after they were placed in to bat on the first day of the season of the primary Test of the two-match series at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Thursday.
Opening batsmen Imran Butt and Abid Ali arranged the main half-hour of play without an excessive number of alerts before veteran pacer Roach bowled Butt through the door with a full-length conveyance in the seventh over of the day.
Seales, who made his Test debut in the past series against South Africa in St Lucia two months sooner, then, at that point discarded Ali with no expansion to the score by means of a catch to wicketkeeper Joshua da Silva when he goaded ambivalently at another conveyance pitched up to the batsman.
Pakistan commander Babar Azam joined previous captain Azhar Ali with the guests effectively in a tough situation at 21 for two.
They played with overstated consideration in adapting to the principal change pair of bowlers — Jason Holder and Kyle Mayers — before the downpour which was conjecture shown up to take the players off the field 40 minutes before the booked stretch.
Azam will continue on 10 and Azhar on three, expecting the showers yield to take into account a brief resumption following the prior mid-day break.
Downpour is conjecture all through the primary Test and is with regards to this Pakistan stay through the Caribbean which has effectively been seriously disturbed by nasty climate.
Only one apparatus of the planned four-match T20 International series in Barbados and Guyana was finished with Pakistan winning by seven runs in that experience at Providence.
Aware of pitch conditions which are relied upon to support spinners later in the match, the West Indies decided on left-arm customary lethargic bowler Jomel Warrican over set up off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall in their last eleven.
Nkrumah Bonner additionally gets back to the group instead of Shai Hope in the center request after he experienced a blackout and was managed out of the rest of the South Africa series in the wake of being struck on the cap by a bouncer from quick bowler Anrich Nortje.
Pakistan’s line-up shows no curve balls as leg-spinner Yasir Shah recovers his spot subsequent to missing the mission against Zimbabwe in Harare in which the guests whipped the hosts by an innings in both matches.
Mohammad Abbas is likewise back in the group to support a crease Pak vs WI assault which additionally incorporates Shaheen Shah Afridi and Hasan Ali.
West Indies – Kraigg Brathwaite (chief), Kieran Powell, Nkrumah Bonner, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua da Silva (wicketkeeper), Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Jomel Warrican.
Pakistan – Babar Azam (chief), Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Shah Afridi.