After a massive loss in the first T20I, this is a must-win game for the visitors -Windies. Pakistan the surpassed the opposition in all departments. After touching their highest T20 total – 203-5, Pakistan bundled out West Indies to just 60-their lowest T20I total.
Pakistan lead in the three matches T20I series by 1-0. They would be looking out for another win to gain an unassailable lead in the series. On the opposite, the weakened WIndies will have to fight back if they want to keep their part alive in the series and stop it from turning into a dead rubber.
Almost everyone in Pakistan played their part be it batsman, bowler or fielders. It was team effort which helped them reach their highest total and grab a massive win over the Windies. The visitors, on contrary, failed to stand against Pakistan’s bowling attack and fell like a pack of cards. it was a very poor performance with the bat. In the second game too, Pakistan will be the heavy favorites.
Let’ s have a look to the key players for today’s clash-
Pakistan’s batting line-up looked in good form. Fakhar Zaman, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik all were in good touch with the bat and scored runs for the team. Hussain Talat who was on debut scored 41 off 37 deliveries while Fakhar Zaman blasted 39 runs off 24 balls. In bowling, Mohammed Amir, Mohammed Nawaz, and Shoaib Malik took 2 wickets each.
Windies showcased a below-par performance. Only Marlon Samuels (18), Keemo Paul (10*) and Rayad Emirit (11) scored in double digits while 5 of WI batsmen returned with a duck. Marlon Samuels was the top scorer. Chadwick Walton, Marlon Samuels, skipper Jason Mohammed and Andre Fletcher will have to take the charge with the bat in the second game. In bowling Keemo Paul, Ryad Emrit and Rovman Powell shared 1-1 wicket each. Keemo Paul bowled economically well with 1/26 in his 4 over.
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