First Test, day two, Dubai
Pakistan 579-3 declared: Azhar 302*, Aslam 90, Azam 69, Shafiq 67
West Indies 69-1: Brathwaite 32*


Azhar Ali struck 302 not out - Pakistan's fourth-highest individual score - as his side took control of the first Test against the West Indies, reports BBC.

Azhar's 469-ball innings in Dubai lasted 11 hours and included 23 fours and three sixes.

Only Hanif Mohammad (337), Inzamam ul-Haq (329) and Younus Khan (313) have scored more for Pakistan in a Test.

In only the second day-night Test, Pakistan made 579-3 declared, with West Indies 69-1 at the close of day two.

Pakistan are second in the Test rankings, behind India, following a 2-2 draw in the summer series against England.

They have beaten West Indies 3-0 in both the one-day and Twenty20 international series.

Ends/ 15, 2016