Azhar Ali's ton came off 212 deliveries, including 10 boundaries along with a strike rate of 49.31 © AFP
Azhar Ali’s ton came off 212 deliveries, including 10 boundaries along with a strike rate of 49.31 © AFP

Pakistan middle order batsman, Azhar Ali scored his eighth century in Test cricket against Bangladesh on Day 1 of the second and final Test at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka on Wednesday. His ton came off 212 deliveries, including 10 boundaries along with a strike rate of 49.31. Currently, Bangladesh are 267 for the loss of two wickets with Azhar Ali on 108 and Younis Khan on 124. Live Updates: Bangladesh vs Pakistan 2nd Test, Day 1

Earlier Bangladesh won the toss and decided to insert Pakistan in on a pitch which has some green tinged on it. Both teams have made one change each. For Bangladesh Shahadat Hossain replaced injured Rubel Hossain. Pakistan on the other hand have brought in pacer Imran Khan in place of  Zulfiqar Babar. At Lunch Pakistan were 70 for Two. Thanks to this unbeaten partnership they have made excellent progress since then. Live Scorecard: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1