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Yasir's six-for fires Pakistan to Test series win over Windies

Updated: Oct 25, 2016 17:44 IST

Abu Dhabi [UAE], Oct.25 (ANI): Leg-spinner Yasir Shah scalped six wickets as Pakistan registered a crushing 133-run win over West Indies in the second Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series here at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday.

Chasing a daunting target of 456 runs, West Indies were bundled out for 322 despite some brilliant efforts by opener Kraigg Brathwaite (67) and middle-order batsman Jermaine Blackwood (95). The visitors resumed the fifth and final day's play on 171-4.

Shai Hope was another notable contributor for the Caribbean side as he scored a fighting 41 before being dismissed by left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar.

Yasir, who was declared `Man of the Match`, led from the font as he picked six wickets for 124 in the second innings to finish with 10-wicket overall, his second ten-wicket haul in Test cricket.

Babar claimed two wickets while Rahat Ali and Mohammad Nawaz also chipped in with a wicket each.

Earlier, Misbah-ul-Haq's side declared their second innings at 227-2, with Sami Aslam(50) and Azhar Ali (79) sharing a huge 93-run stand for opening wicket. Asad Shafiq also scored an unbeaten 58-run knock.

Pakistan won the opening Test by 56 runs in Dubai, thus leaving the inconsequential third and final Test in Sharjah starting from Sunday. (ANI)

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