Pakistan wins first Test match against Bangladesh

Bangladesh was bowled out for 168 in their second innings after resuming the day on 126-6 on the fourth day of the match. The second Test will be played after a two-month break, in Karachi from April 5 to 9.

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Pakistan has beaten Bangladesh on Monday in the first Test in Rawalpindi by an inning and 44 runs taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Bangladesh was bowled out for 168 in their second innings after resuming the day on 126-6 on the fourth day of the match.

Fast bowler Naseem Shah, 16, who at has become the youngest-ever bowler to take a Test hat-trick on Sunday, finished with 4-26.

The second Test will be played after a two-month break, in Karachi from April 5 to 9.

In the second innings, none of the Bangladeshi players could make 50 runs, whereas in the first innings only Mohammad Mithun scored 63 runs with seven boundaries.

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Earlier today, Bangladeshi skipper Mominul Haque could not complete his fifty despite playing handsomely with five boundaries when trapped leg before wicket (lbw) on 41 by Shaheen Afridi.

The visitors resumed play at 126 runs for the loss of six wickets and were trailing by 75 runs against Pakistan at 137 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 48.4 overs.

Naseem Shah makes history

Yesterday, paceman Naseem Shah became the youngest player to record a Test hat-trick as Pakistan closed in on victory against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi on Sunday.

Just when Bangladesh seemed to have fought their way back into the match at 124-2, minutes before the close on the third day, Naseem did a hat-trick.

Aged 16 years and 359 days, he becomes the youngest player to record a Test hat-trick, beating Bangladeshi Alok Kapali, who achieved the feat aged 19 in 2003. Naseem had figures of 4-26 before he left the field with a shoulder injury.

At the close on Sunday, Bangladesh was 126-6 and needing another 86 runs to avoid an innings defeat with two days to play.

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Naseem, who debuted on Pakistan’s Australia tour last year, is also the youngest fast bowler and second bowler overall to take five wickets in a Test inning.

He achieved that feat at 16 years and 307 days against Sri Lanka in Karachi last year.

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