Pakistan cricket team has registered 16-run victory over West Indies in the second t20 of three-match series to take 2-0 winning lead in the series. Remember Pakistan won first t20 comprehensively by 9 wickets. Last T20I of the series will be played on 27 September.
Winning the toss, West Indies asked Pakistan to bat first. Opener Sharjeel Khan was removed in the third over of the innings by Samuel Badree. After this Khalid Latif and Babar Azam build partnership and took team’s total past 50. Caribbean skipper Carlos Brathwaite dismissed Babar Azam in the 9th over.
Shoaib Malik, Khalid Latif and captain Sarfraz Ahmed played crucial innings which helped Pakistan team to cross 150 mark. At the end of 20 overs, Pakistan scored 160 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Sarfraz Ahmed made 46 runs meanwhile Latif contributed 40 runs.
In the chase of 161 target, whole West Indies team managed to score 144 runs which were shortened by 16 runs to Pakistan’s total. Hence Men in Green won the match by 16 runs. Sohail Tanvir and Hasan Ali took 3-3 wickets each in Windies 9 wickets loss. Sarfraz Ahmed was announced as the player of the match.
Toss: West Indies won toss and chose to bowl first
Pakistan Innings: 160 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs (Sarfraz-46*, Latif-40*)
West Indies Innings: 144 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs (Narine-30, Tanvir-3 wickets)
Result: Pakistan won by 16 runs
Man of the Match: Sarfraz Ahmed (Pakistan)