WI vs PAK Dream11: The first Test between the West Indies and Pakistan turned out to be an intense affair, as it was eventually the hosts that ended up getting the win with one wicket to spare. West Indies were given the task of chasing down a modest total of 168, and Pakistan did give it their all to get the desired result, but it just wasn’t meant to be. With West Indies now having a 1-0 lead, the visitors Pakistan have no other choice but to bounce back with a win in order level the the two-match Test Series. There were quite a few noteworthy performances on both ends, and here some of the key players who could have a major influence in the Test ahead.
Although Babar Azam did score a fifty in the second innings for his side, he wasn’t up to his usual standards. However, the Pakistani skipper does have ample quality within to make the difference in the second and final Test of the series. Having featured in 34 Tests, Babar Azam has scored 2254 runs, which includes 17 fifties and five hundreds to his name.
Babar Azam in Tests
Jayden Seales was the star of the show in the first Test for the West Indies. The fast bowler claimed eight wickets, that included three in the first innings, followed up by a fifer in the next. In spite of still being inexperienced in the international circuit, Seales has picked up 13 wickets, from the just the three Tests so far.
Jayden Seales in Tests
Best Figures: 5/55
Shaheen Afridi was one of the standout figures for Pakistan with the ball in hand. The left-arm-fast-bowler bagged four wickets each in both innings, and nearly got his side through in the first Test. Afridi has been a part of 18 Tests for Pakistan, and has picked up 66 wickets in the process.
Shaheen Afridi in Tests
Best Figures: 5/52
Jason Holder has been a real asset for West Indies when it comes to red-ball cricket. The premium all rounder has picked up 133 wickets from 50 Tests, and also has 11 fifties, as well as three hundreds to his name. In the first Test versus Pakistan, Holder scalped four wickets and even scored a vital knock of 58 in the first innings.
Jason Holder in Tests
Runs Scored: 2361
Mohammad Rizwan did get a start in the previous game, but wasn’t able to establish a big enough score to significantly contribute for his side. However, the wicket-keeper batsman has been one of the most pivotal players for Pakistan in recent times, and is expected to bounce back. Rizwan has been a part of 16 Tests for his country, and has scored 873 runs, with an average of 41.6
Mohammad Rizwan in Tests
The match can be streamed live on Fan Code.