Pakistan beat West Indies by 63 runs in the first T20 match played in Karachi. Took a 1-0 lead in the series.
Pakistan beat West Indies by 63 runs in the first T20 match played in Karachi. Took a 1-0 lead in the series. Batting first, Pakistan scored 200 for 6 wickets. The West Indies batted with a target of 201 and were all out for just 137. Mohammad Rizwan and Haider Ali led Pakistan to victory with half-centuries. In bowling, Mohammad Wasim took 4 wickets and Shadab Khan 3 wickets.
Pakistan also set a world record by defeating the West Indies. Pakistan became the first team to win the most T20Is in a year. Broke the record of 17 wins. India and South Africa are next with 15 wins a year. Haider Ali scored 68 off 39 balls and was instrumental in Pakistan’s victory. He hit 6 fours and 4 sixes. Haider Ali scored at 174 strike rate. Hyder Ali, who considered Rohit Sharma as his role model, completed his half-century off just 29 balls.
Mohammad Rizwan also scored 78 runs. Pakistan captain Babur Azam Douk was sent off. For the fourth time this year in three formats he was knocked out without opening an account. No batsman in the West Indies has played a big innings. Wicketkeeper Shai Hope scored 31 off 26 balls. Rowman Powell scored 23 runs. Odeon Smith 24, Romario Shepherd 21.
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