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West Indies on their knees in the second Test

Fawad Alam has struck an unbeaten century to put Pakistan in a strong position after the third day of the second Test against West Indies.

The tourists declared their first inning at 9-302 and had the hosts struggling at 3-39 in reply before bad light brought a premature end to play at Sabina Park.

The hosts are 263 runs behind, having lost openers Kieran Powell and Kraigg Brathwaite cheaply, after being put in to bat in the evening session of another day hampered by the weather.

Nkrumah Bonner (18 not out) and nightwatchman Alzarri Joseph will resume with Pakistan needing to make more inroads in a battle against time as they fight to square the two-Test series.

Alam had retired hurt on the opening day on 76 suffering with heat exhaustion and, after rain ruled out play on the second day, had to wait to return to the crease before going on to bring up a fifth Test century as he…

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