Pakistan 286 (Abid 133, Shafique 52, Taijul 7-116) and 109 for 0 (Abid Ali 56*, Shafique 53*) need another 93 runs to beat Bangladesh 330 (Liton 114, Mushfiqur 91, Hasan 5-51) and 157 (Liton 59, Afridi 5-32) by 164 runs
Chattogram: Pakistan is just 93 runs away from registering a victory over Bangladesh in the ongoing first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram on Monday.
At stumps on Day 4, Pakistan's score read 109/0 while chasing 202.
Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique are currently unbeaten on 56 and 53.
Chasing 202, Pakistan got off to an excellent start with openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique putting up 109 runs inside 33 overs and the side did not lose any wicket before the close of play.
Earlier, resuming Day 4 at 39/4, overnight batter Mushfiqur Rahim (16) was bowled by pacer Hasan Ali and the hosts lost their fifth wicket with the lead still being under 100.
Yasir Ali had to retire hurt after playing a knock of 36 and this brought Liton Das and Mehidy Hasan together at the crease.
Shaheen Shah Afridi went on to take five wickets as Bangladesh was bowled out for 157, setting a 202-run target for the visitors.