KRAIGG LEADS FIGHTBACK
OPENER Kraigg Brathwaite scored a half century to lead West Indies’s fightback after losing three early wickets on the second day of the third and final Test against Pakistan yesterday. West Indies had reached 141-4 at tea as they added 103 runs in the post-lunch session after struggling at 38-3, having lost the key wickets of Darren Bravo (11) and Marlon Samuels for no score. At the break Brathwaite was on 55 and Roston Chase 43 not out, the pair adding 73 runs for the unbroken fifth wicket stand. West Indies trail Pakistan’s first innings total of 281 by 140 runs with six wickets intact. Brathwaite took a single off spinner Mohammad Nawaz to complete his 12th Test fifty, having so far hit six boundaries in his 123-ball stay. Chase has also struck six boundaries in his confident 82-ball stay.