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3rd Test, First Day: Pakistan 70 for one at lunch

Dominica(May 10, 2017): Pakistan were 70 for one in their first innings at lunch after being put in to bat on the opening day of the third and final Test against the West Indies at Windsor Park in Dominica on Wednesday.

Azhar Ali and Babar Azam consolidate Pakistan batting in first innings till lunch by putting a 51-run stand on Day-1 till lunch. Azhar Ali scored 36 with two fours and two sixes.

Pakistan lost just one wicket that of Shan Masood who fell prey to Roston Chase caught by WI skipper Jason Holder. Young talent Babar Azam remains not out on 24 with two boundaries to his name.

The series is finely poised at one win apiece after the West Indies won by 106 runs in the second Test in Barbados.

West Indies won the toss and elected to field first in the third and final Test at Roseau as Pakistan look to end the series on a victories note, not only to register history in the Caribbean but to make possible a dream farewell for the retiring duo captain Misbah-ul-Haq and veteran batsman Younis Khan.

Hasan Ali makes his Test debut in place of leg-spinner Shadab Khan. Shan Masood replaces Ahmed Shehzad.

West Indies are in pursuit of a first Test series success in five years against a team ranked higher and will seek to achieve the feat in Wednesday´s decisive third and final Test at Windsor Park.

But despite being routed for 81 on the final day of the second Test in Barbados, Pakistan are still in with a chance of pulling off their first-ever Test series triumph in the Caribbean.

Both Younas and Misbah are going to play their last international match as Pakistan looking forward to a memorable farewell to the two legends.