Twitter reactions: Babar Azam, Fawad Alam rescue Pakistan after top-order failure on Day 1 of 2nd Test

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  • Babar Azam, Fawad Alam led recovery for Pakistan in second Test against West Indies.

  • At stumps, Pakistan have posted 212/4 on the board in their first innings.

Twitter reactions: Babar Azam, Fawad Alam rescue Pakistan after top-order failure on Day 1 of 2nd Test
Fawad Alam, Babar Azam (Image Source: Twitter)

Babar Azam and Fawad Alam lifted Pakistan from a terrible start on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test against West Indies at Sabina Park, Kingston in Jamaica.

The visitors had lost their top three batters for just 2 runs before Babar and Fawad recovered their unit from hot waters. The duo went on to add a crucial 158-run stand for the fourth wicket and guided Pakistan to 212/4 at stumps.

Babar played a tremendous knock of 75 runs off 174 deliveries with the help of 13 fours before being dismissed by Kemar Roach. Similarly, Fawad also scored a gutsy 76-run inning before retiring hurt due to cramps.

Highest Test partnership after 3 wickets fell at the same score:

  • 158 – Babar Azam & Fawad Alam, Pakistan vs West Indies, 2021 *
  • 155 – Tamim Iqbal & Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh vs Australia, 2017
  • 147 – Fakhar Zaman & Sarfaraz Ahmed, Pakistan vs Australia, 2018

Mohammad Rizwan and Faheem Ashraf are at the crease with scores of 22 and 23 respectively. They have put together unbeaten 44-run partnership for the fifth wicket.

For the hosts, Roach was the pick of the bowlers, bagging a three-wicket haul for 49 runs in his 17 overs. Youngster Jayden Seales claimed one scalp for 25 runs in his 11 overs.

Here is how Twitter reacted:

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