Pakistan beat West Indies by 3 runs in 2nd T20I

Fri, Mar 31, 2017 09:44 am Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Shoaib Malik
March 31 (CRICKETNMORE) - Another match winning performance from young Pakistan's Leg spinner Shadab Khan helped the team to register a three-run victory on the last ball over the West Indies in the second T20 International on Thursday at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad 

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Asked to bat first by West Indies captain Brathwaite, Pakistan were bowled out for 132. Defending a small target, Pakistan bowlers restricted the hosts to 129 for eight as West Indies lost the match by 3 runs. 

West Indies needed just 14 runs in the last over and 5 from last ball but Holder managed to score just one. 

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The first match hero Shadab once again remained the chief architect in Pakistan's victory as he took 4/14 with his mesmerising mixture of leg-breaks and googlies. Shadab khan who took 3-7 in his debut match last Sunday has improved his figures and won his second consecutive man of the match award.

For Pakistan, Shoaib Malik remained the top scorer with 28. Babar Azam struck 27 before falling to Brathwaite while Wahab Riaz scored a quick 24 from 10 balls in the end.

Carlos Brathwaite and Sunil Naraine took 3 wickets each for West Indies.


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