Day three of Bangladesh-Pakistan Test in Dhaka washed out

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Day 3 of Bangladesh-Pakistan Examination in Dhaka rinsed

Record The climate, nonetheless, guarantees to be much better on the fourth and also 5th days, without any rainfall projection

Pakistan 188 for 2 (Babar 71 *, Azhar 52, Taijul 2-49) vs Bangladesh

The 3rd day of the Dhaka Test met its extremely wet forecast with a full day washout. The covers never ever came off the Shere Bangla National Stadium, and also Bangladesh and Pakistan players didn’t come to the ground, as the country’s capital birthed the brunt of an anxiety at the Bay of Bengal.Play was called off at 2pm local time, an inevitable verdict, though it can have happened a lot previously. Match officials generally cling on the hope of rain relenting. Even in that case, it takes an hour to remove the water off the ground and also the covers. None of that was required on Monday.The last time a complete day’s play was shed in an Examination in

Bangladesh was in July-August 2015, when South Africa visited the country.Only half an hour of play was possible on the 2nd day, when Pakistan resumed their first innings for just 6.2 overs. It sufficed time for Azhar Ali to relocate from his overnight 39 to his 34th Test half-century and after that to 52 not-out. Babar Azam struck a few boundaries to relocate to an unbeaten 71. Babar began the day with a very easy border off Khaled Ahmed, before Azhar raised the 100-run stand. He after that struck two fours off Ebadot Hossain to reach his fifty, off 126 rounds. Both have actually so far included 118 runs for the unbroken third-wicket stand.Earlier on the very first day, site visitors made an unsurprisingly solid beginning, with Abid Ali and also Abdullah Shafique including 59 for the opening stand.

It was Pakistan’s fourth succeeding 50-plus mean the initial wicket, equating to the same task from 2002. Taijul Islam removed both Abid and also Shafique, however Azhar and also Babar continued to be solid.The climate, nevertheless, assures to be much better on the fourth and also fifth days. There is no more rain in projection, yet it might take a while for the ground staff to eliminate the excess water also when the sun comes out.Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84 Published at Mon, 06 Dec 2021 17:33:04 -0600

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