Abu Dhabi (AFP): West Indies, set a target of 456 to win, were 272-7 at lunch on the fifth and final day of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
Shai Hope was batting on 23 and with him Devendra Bishoo on five not out as Pakistan need just three more wickets for a series-clinching 2-0 win at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Leg-spinner Yasir Shah has figures of 5-105 as he dismissed Jermaine Blackwood (95), Roston Chase (20) and Jason Holder (16) after West Indies resumed at 171-4.
Pakistan leads the three-match series 1-0 after winning the first Test by 56 runs in Dubai.
Scoreboard at lunch on the fifth and final day of the second Test between Pakistan and West Indies at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday:
Pakistan first innings 452 (Younis Khan 127, Misbah-ul-Haq 96; S. Gabriel 5-96)
West Indies first innings 224 (D. Bravo 43; Yasir Shah 4-86, Rahat Ali 3-45)
Pakistan second innings 227-2 dec (Azhar Ali 79, Asad Shafiq 58 not out)
West Indies 2nd innings (overnight 171-4)
K. Brathwaite lbw b Nawaz 67
L. Johnson b Shah 9
D. Bravo c Nawaz b Rahat 13
M. Samuels c and b Shah 23
J. Blackwood b Shah 95
R. Chase c Ahmed b Shah 20
S. Hope not out 23
J. Holder lbw b Shah 16
D. Bishoo not out 5
Extras: (lb1) 1
Total: (for seven wkts; 91 overs) 272
To bat: M. Cummins, S. Gabriel
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Johnson), 2-63 (Bravo), 3-112 (Samuels), 4-124 (Brathwaite), 5-187 (Chase), 6-244 (Blackwood), 7-266 (Holder)
Bowling: Sohail 14-3-44-0, Rahat 20-2-58-1, Shah 32-4-105-5, Babar 18-5-42-0, Nawaz 7-0-22-1
Umpires: Michael Gough (ENG) and Richard Illingworth (ENG)
TV umpire: Paul Reiffel (AUS)
Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)