Windies set 208-run target against Pakistan in COVID-hit final T20

0 Comments




Pakistan´s captain Babar Azam (L) and his teammate Mohammad Rizwan run between the wickets during the third Twenty20 international cricket match between Pakistan and West Indies at the National Stadium in Karachi on December 16, 2021. — AFP
Pakistan´s captain Babar Azam (L) and his teammate Mohammad Rizwan run between the wickets in the course of the third Twenty20 worldwide cricket match between Pakistan and West Indies on the National Stadium in Karachi on December 16, 2021. — AFP

KARACHI: West Indies set a 208-run target for Pakistan in the COVID-disrupted third and final Twenty20 worldwide in Karachi on Thursday.

Openers Brandon King and Shamarh Brooks set the stage for the defendible complete with their knocks of 43 and 49 every.

West Indies skipper Pooran was the very best scorer in the innings, including 64 runs to the scoreboard, aided by Darren Bravo’s efforts who contributed 34.

The aspect managed to come back away largely undented, with a lack of solely 3 wickets — these of Kings, Brooks and Pooran.

From the hosts’ aspect Shahnawaz Dahani captured one wicket (Brooks) — his first worldwide one on residence soil — whereas Mohammad Wasim took the opposite two.

Earlier, Pooran received the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan.

The match was almost referred to as off after 5 extra members of the touring squad — together with three gamers — examined constructive for COVID-19.

Six gamers had been dominated out total, however the West Indies agreed to play after the remaining 14 gamers examined unfavourable.

Gudakesh Motie made his worldwide debut at 26, with Darren Bravo additionally coming into the aspect.

Shai Hope and Akeal Hosein had been each not noted after testing constructive for the virus.

Pakistan, already 2-0 up, rested tempo spearheads Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf and introduced in Mohammad Hasnain and Shahnawaz Dahani.

The three-match ODI collection — beforehand scheduled to start in Karachi from Saturday — has been pushed forward to early June 2022.

Teams

Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Hasnain

West Indies: Nicholas Pooran (captain), Brendon King, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Dominic Drakes, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh, Gudakesh Motie

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Rashid Riaz (PAK)

TV umpire: Asif Yaqoob (PAK)

Match referee: Mohammad Javed (PAK)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Post