In-form Iftikhar Ahmed has been included in place of Mohammad Hafeez as the national selection committee announced an 18-member Pakistan squad for the tour of Bangladesh where a three-match T20 series will be staged on Nov.19, 20 and 22 in Dhaka.
An unbroken opening century stand by Abid Ali and debutant Abdullah Shafique gave Pakistan a solid platform after bowling out Bangladesh for 330 on day two of the first Test in Chittagong on Saturday.
Bangladesh had secured a 44-run lead after bowling out Pakistan for 286, thanks largely to left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, who returned figures of 7-116.
Openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique each hit unbeaten half-centuries to put Pakistan just 93 runs away from registering a victory over Bangladesh in the first Test in Chittagong on Monday.
The incident occurred during the third over of Bangladesh's innings, when Afridi fielded the ball on his follow through and threw it at Afif, hitting him on the foot. The batsman was within the popping crease and not intending to take a run.
Bangladesh were bowled out for 168 in their second innings after resuming the day on 126-6 as Pakistan's pace and spin attack was too hot to handle despite a flat Rawalpindi pitch.
Pakistan completed a crushing innings-and-44-run victory over Bangladesh on the fourth morning on Monday, taking a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series. Bangladesh were bowled
"The Test team is in good shape after winning the last Test against Sri Lanka,” head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul Haq said on Saturday. "Now we have different opponent, but still we haven’t made lot of changes.”
The 33-year-old sparked a social media storm in the Muslim-majority nation after attending a ceremony in Kolkata dedicated to a Hindu goddess on Nov.12.
Mayers' innings is the highest individual collection for West Indies in the fourth innings of a Test since Brian Lara stunned Australia with 153 runs in Bridgetown in 1999. "It's a great feeling to be playing Test cricket, and then going on to score 100, 200 and then to win the match," Mayers said.