WI vs PAK Stats : West Indies will take on Pakistan in a four match T20I series that starts in Bridgetown, Barbados from Wednesday, 28 July. West Indies in the last one month have played two five match T20I series against South Africa and Australia. Against South Africa they suffered 3-2 series loss while registered an easy series win over Australia by 4-1 so they have the form and momentum with them and will look to continue their winning form against Pakistan as well. On the other side, Pakistan is coming with a series loss at the hands of England in England and they will look to do much better in this series and it’s an important series for both sides as they’re preparing for the upcoming T20 World Cup which is just two months away.
West Indies and Pakistan played T20I against each other for the first time in 2011 and since then in these ten years these two sides have played total 14 T20Is against each other and this rivalry has been one sided in the favour of Pakistan.
West Indies and Pakistan first played a T20I match against each other in St Lucia in April 2011 and this match was won by West Indies but after that it’s Pakistan who dominated most and went on to win next 11 of the 13 T20Is and West Indies have been very poor against the Pakistan attack and in this series both the sides will look to improve their records further and here is a statistical look at their T20Is rivalry.
WI vs PAK T20I Match Results Since T20 World Cup 2016 :
West Indies are the defending champions in this format as they won the T20 World Cup 2016 in India by beating England in the final and it’s their second World T20 title but after their performance in this format has been very poor despite having many specialist player of this format. Although many of them didn’t play internationals due to some reasons but now they’re all back and West Indies will look to improve their record and they’re one of the biggest threats for other teams in the coming tournament and here are their records in last five years.
West Indies in T20I Cricket Since T20 World Cup 2016 :
Pakistan were knocked out in the group stage of World T20 2016 and in that tournament they registered only one win and it’s their worst ever performance in a T20 World Cup but after that they have bounced back and over the years have become one of the best T20I side and for almost two years they’re also ranked number one in ICC T20I team rankings and here are their stats since the last T20 World Cup.
Pakistan in T20I Cricket Since T20 World Cup 2016 :
West Indies and Pakistan have played total 14 T20Is in the last 10 years and most of them have been won by Pakistan. West Indies have struggled a lot against Pakistan’s spin bowling attack and resultant they have lost 8 of their last 10 T20Is against them and this series is a good opportunity for them to improve their head to head record against Pakistan.
Last 5 T20Is between WI and PAK :
West Indies won – 1
Pakistan won – 4
West Indies have a pretty solid batting line up in T20Is and the depth in their batting further make them a very strong batting unit. The likes of Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell and Nichols Pooran have been good in this format all over the world and they can smash any bowling attack on their days and all these players have played match winning knocks in South Africa and Australia series and here are their batting stats against Pakistan in T20Is.
West Indies Bowling Stats vs Pakistan in T20Is :
West Indies have a bowling unit of young and experienced players. Youngsters Obed McCoy, Kevin Sinclair, Akeal Hosein, Fabian Allen, Hayden Walsh jnr have been good in the concluded T20I series against South Africa and Australia and the likes of Dwayne Bravo, Fidel Edwards and Andre Russell too did well and they all will look to continue their good form in this series as well.
Pakistan have a decent batting line up. Captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have been scoring runs for fun in this format this year and the likes of Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Sharjeel Khan, Shoaib Maqsood, Azam Khan etc too have played some good knocks in domestic cricket and they will look to do well in this series to secure their places for T20 World Cup.
Pakistan Bowling Stats vs West Indies in T20Is :
In the bowling department Pakistan have Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain and Hasan Ali who been good in PSL and did decently against England as well and in spin Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim who both have good record against Windies will be the key along with Usman Qadir.
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