DHAKA: The second day of the second Test also belonged to the guest as Pakistani bowlers did not let Bangladeshi batsmen to mount partnerships trailing massive 557.
Earlier, Pakistan resumed its first inning from the last night’s score 323/3 and added 234 to its total and declared at 557/8. The last night’s not out middle order, Azhar Ali, remained the star of the second day with scoring his first double-hundred in Test cricket. He got out after making career best 226 and he was much supported by Asad Shafiq, who left the field after adding 107 into the total of his team score.
Having massive 557 runs on the board to trail, Bangladeshi batting line-up had to face early blow when its last match’s hero Tamim Iqbal was made his way back to pavilion after being hit on pads by Junaid Khan when he was on 4. After his departure, Imrual Kayes was accompanied by Mominul Haque and they started playing aggressive cricket. But Imrul was compelled to depart when Yasir Shah bowled him on 32. Soon after his leaving, the middle order of Bangladeshi line-up started trembling and no one could sustain the firing deliveries of Pakistani bowlers who seemed really fired up today.