Pakistan's bowlers held their nerve to seize a 56-run win over West Indies after an intense, attritional fifth day in Dubai, in which Darren Bravo led his side's plucky fight
West Indies batsman Darren Bravo says he was less focused on playing for a win or a draw and more driven to stay at the crease, believing either result was possible as long as he kept batting
West Indies failed to chase down 346, but a few records would have been broken had they got there
56 Margin of victory for Pakistan in this match, the smallest for them in a Test in the UAE. The previous smallest victory in terms of runs was 71 runs against England in Dubai in 2012.507 Balls faced
West Indies captain Jason Holder said that the reprieves given to Azhar Ali in the first innings and the large number of extras conceded by the side were factors in their 56-run defeat to Pakista
Devendra Bishoo rattled Pakistan with a career-best 8 for 49 to skittle them for 123 and leave West Indies with an outside chance of victory
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said his batsmen had given West Indies legspinner Devendra Bishoo "eight soft wickets" during their second-innings collapse on the fourth day of the day-night Test
Stats analysis from the fourth day's play between Pakistan and West Indies in Dubai
Darren Bravo's resolute 87 and Marlon Samuels' attacking 76 led West Indies' resistance, but Pakistan's bowlers were able to maintain control and ultimately leave West Indies at 315 for 6 by stum
57.95 Darren Bravo's average in Tests in Asia - his highest in any continent. In 26 innings in the subcontinent, he has scored 1391 runs. Four of his seven Test centuries have also come in Asia. Outsi
Confronted with bowling that was toothless at best and ragged at worst, Azhar Ali marched to 302 not out - his first Test triple-century - to anchor Pakistan's mammoth first innings total of 579
Pakistan players react to Azhar Ali's triple-century against West Indies in the day-night Test in Dubai
Stats highlights of a historical second day of the day-night Test in Dubai between West Indies and Pakistan
Pakistan opener Azhar Ali, after making his team's historic 400th Test even more memorable by scoring a triple-hundred, has rued the lack of crowds at the Dubai International Stadium
After Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss in Pakistan's 400th Test, Azhar Ali hit an unbeaten 146 - his 11th Test ton - to help his side to 279 for 1 by the close
Stats highlights from the first day of Pakistan's 400th Test
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that dew played a role in reducing the effectiveness of his bowling attack during the day-night Test in Dubai
West Indies captain Jason Holder has said he is a fan of the concept of day-night Test cricket, urging players to give the format a chance on the eve of his team's maiden pink-ball Test
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said day-night Tests are likely to be the future of cricket, just the way Twenty20s have gained popularity over ODIs in the last few years
Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali says his side is excited about the opportunity to take part in a day-night Test for the first time, a sentiment echoed West Indies batsman Darren Bravo
PAKISTAN'S DECADE-WISE RESULTS 128 Tests won by Pakistan, out of 399. At the same stage in their Test history, four teams had more wins - Australia (176), England (160), West Indies (146), and South A
Babar Azam and Mohammad Nawaz are likely to debut for Pakistan in their historic 400th Test match, against West Indies in Dubai
Previous most overs played by West Indies in the 4th inns of a Test, at Eden Gardens in 1978-79. They have batted more overs than that it in this inns.
Last time a West Indies batsman scored century in the 4th inns of an away Test - Chanderpaul at Old Trafford. This is Bravo's first 4th inns century.
No. of times Bravo had scored 50 or more in both inns of a Test, before this match. He scored 87 in the first inns and another fifty in this inns.
Bravo's average in the 4th innings of Tests, before this match - his best in any innings.
No. of times Amir took more than 2 wickets in an innings since his return, before this inns. He has taken three wkts so far in this 4th inns.
No. of better bowling figures by a visiting bowler in Asia, than Bishoo's 8 for 49. The previous best was Klusener's 8 for 64 at Eden Gardens in 1996-97.
No. of bowlers to reach 100 Test wickets in fewer matches than Yasir Shah's 17 - Lohmann got there in 16 Tests. Turner, Barnes and Grimmett also took 17 Tests.
Bravo's average in Tests in Asia, before this match - his best in any continent. 4 of his 7 Test 100s have come in the subcontinent in 25 innings.
Samuels' average in last 2 away tours - to SL & Aus - in 9 inns. His highest score was only 19 in those inns. He has got to a fifty in the first inns of this tour.
No. of Pakistan batsmen to score triple-centuries in Tests, including Azhar Ali. Hanif Mohammad (337), Inzamam (329) and Younis (313) are the others.