Second Test: Misbah eyes to create history on Caribbean soil


BARBADOS: Misbah-ul-Haq will be eyeing to create history by leading Pakistan to their first ever test series win in West Indies as the second test match between the two sides will be played at Barbados from today (Sunday).

Pakistan, already leading the three-match test series 1-0, will be eyeing to make history by winning the second test match and go on to take an unassailable 2-0 lead.

Pakistan, thanks to the efforts of Yasir Shah, steam rolled the hosts in the Jamaica test by seven wickets. Younis Khan made history by becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score 10000 test runs.

The sub-continent side has already won the Twenty20 and one-day series against the hosts.

Pakistan (squad): Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asghar, Shadab Khan, Shan Masood, Usman Salahuddin, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Younis Khan

West Indies (squad): Jason Holder (captain), Devendra Bishoo, Jermaine Blackwood, Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kieran Powell and Vishaul Singh.