Today had play 2nd T20 match in National Stadium Karachi between West Indies and Pakistan. Pakistan also performed well in second T20 against West Indies. As result West Indies Defeated By 9 Runs second time and Pakistan took lead 2-0 in the three matches series.
West Indies Defeated By 9 Runs in Second T20
Babar Azam won the toss and elected to bat first in the National Stadium Karachi.
In the match played at Karachi National Stadium, Pakistan decided to bat first after winning the toss. No changes were made in the Pakistan team. Pakistan scored 172 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs to give the visitors a target of 173 runs which West Indies failed to chase.
When Pakistan started batting, captain Babar Azam run out for just 7 runs on a score of 14. Fakhrazman also failed in the second match in a row and scored 10 runs off 5 balls and became the target of Akil Hussain.
Muhammad Rizwan batted brilliantly and scored 38 runs. Smith ended Rizwan inning by taking his wicket. Haider Ali and Iftikhar Ahmed had just taken Pakistan’s score to 109 when Smith dismissed young batsman Haider Ali.
All-rounder Mohammad Nawaz also added just one run and gave the wicket to Wash at a score of 111. Asif Ali dismissed for 9 off 7 balls while Pakistan’s score had reached 124 in the 17th over. Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan batted aggressively in the closing overs and forged a good partnership to take Pakistan’s score to 141 runs.
Shadab Khan teamed up with Mohammad Wasim for the eighth wicket to lead the team to a reasonable target. However, Wasim run out on the fifth ball of the 20th over.
Pakistan scored 172 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and gave the visitors a target of 173 runs.
West Indies Batting
When West Indies started chasing the target, Muhammad Waseem, who bowled brilliantly in the last match, got the valuable wicket of Shea Hope on the score of 17. West Indies’ second wicket fell at 31 runs when Brooks played a 10-run innings on Muhammad Nawaz’s ball and became LBW. In the third wicket partnership, captain Nicholas Puran along with Brendon King took the score to 85 runs. Nicholas Puran played an innings of 26 runs but Muhammad Nawaz caught him at the hands of Haris Rauf.
After which Roman Powell played with King and increased the score to 102. But his innings consisted of only 4 runs. Brendon King was the fifth batsman to be dismissed. Who played a key role in bringing the West Indies closer to victory and also scored his half-century. However, Haris Rauf ended his 67-run innings.
In the last over, a sixth made hope for West Indies. But Asif Ali on Boundary demonstrated a great field while saving Boundary.
The entire team of West Indies scored 163 runs on the last ball and lost the match by 9 runs.
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