Liton Das scored his maiden Take a look at century because the Bangladesh wicket-keeper and Mushfiqur Rahim helped rebuild after a top-order collapse in Chittagong on Friday.
At stumps on day one, Bangladesh had been on 253 for 4 of their first innings with Liton unbeaten on 113 and Mushfiqur not out 82.
Opting to bat first, the hosts had been in bother at 49-4 earlier than the duo turned the tide with 204-run unbroken fifth-wicket stand.
“Credit score goes to Bangladesh batsmen for placing up an excellent battle after shedding 4 fast wickets, particularly in opposition to a powerful crew like Pakistan,” mentioned Inzamam on his official YouTube channel.
“I believe Pakistan missed the companies of Yasir Shah. I don’t why he wasn’t taking part in however his expertise would have turn out to be useful particularly after the pacers had supplied wickets with the brand new ball. I believe the present spinners, Nauman and Sajid, lack expertise. Pakistan may have additionally thought-about selecting Shadab Khan, for my part,” he added.
Liton led the cost, hitting 11 fours and hoisting off-spinner Sajid Khan over lengthy on for his solely six within the innings.
He struck left-arm spinner Nauman Ali to deliver up his tenth Take a look at fifty earlier than Mushfiqur adopted go well with, his twenty fourth in Checks, with a 4 off Hasan Ali.
Liton, who was dropped on 67 by Sajid at quick midwicket off Afridi, accomplished his maiden Take a look at hundred with a tough single off left-arm spinner Nauman Ali.
He needed to dive to finish the run after pushing Ali at midoff and a direct hit may have value him his wicket on 99.
Mushfiqur hugged Liton as he stood again to kiss his helmet and lift his bat responding to applaud from the gallery and the dressing room.
Mushfiqur additionally batted solidly, hitting 10 fours.
Pakistan’s bowlers had dominated the opening session as Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf and Sajid every claimed a wicket.
Afridi set the tone for Pakistan with a gem of a supply within the fifth over that rose sharply to look off opener Saif Hassan’s bat to Abid Ali at quick leg. He made 14.
Hasan Ali then trapped the opposite opener, Shadman Islam, leg-before for 14.
Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque fell quickly afterwards, scoring simply six as Sajid spun one sharply to take an edge that was gladly accepted by wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan.
The umpire initially declared Mominul not out however the determination was overruled on overview.