Leicestershire v Pakistan: Tourists draw in final Test warm-up game
|Tour match, Fischer County Ground, Leicester (day two of two):|
|Pakistan 321-9 dec (89.5 overs): Azhar 73, Zaman 71, Salahuddin 69*|
|Leicestershire 226-6 (75.0 overs): Javid 54 (retd out)|
Azhar Ali top-scored as Pakistan drew with Leicestershire in their final game before this summer's two-match Test series in England.
Azhar hit 73 while opening partner Fakhar Zaman scored 71 as Pakistan made a dominant start to the two-day game.
Usman Salahuddin added an unbeaten 69 before the tourists declared on their overnight total of 321-9.
A young Leicestershire batting line-up then made 226-6 on Sunday, with Ateeq Javid hitting 54 before he retired out.
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Azhar and Zaman began the match in commanding form, making 121 for the first wicket before Zaman was dismissed by Tom Wells, who finished with figures of 2-45.
Dieter Klein (2-44) took the next two wickets with Javid (2-42) and Aadil Ali (2-28) Leicestershire's other wicket-takers.
Pakistan's bowlers were then unable to dismiss an inexperienced Leicestershire line-up, despite two quick wickets leaving the hosts on 52-2.
Captain Lewis Hill (33), Javid and Aadil Ali (41) helped Leicestershire recover to 165-4 and frustrate the tourists, who play England in the first Test at Lord's on Thursday.