Pakistan beat West Indies via 63 runs within the first T20 world on the Nationwide Stadium in Karachi to take a 1-0 lead within the three-match sequence on Monday.
Haider Ali and Mohammad Rizwan have been a part of a 105-run partnership for the 3rd wicket (AP Picture)
HIGHLIGHTSPakistan (200/6) beat West Indies (137) via 63 runs within the 1st T20IPakistan bettered their very own global report of essentially the most T20I wins in a calender yearThe 2nd and 3rd T20Is might be performed in Karachi on December 14 and 16, respectively
Pakistan on Monday made historical past as they beaten West Indies via 63 runs within the first T20 world in Karachi to turn out to be the primary crew to sign in 18 victories within the structure in a calendar yr.
Chasing a mammoth 201 for victory, Pakistan bowled out the two-time former global champions for 137 in 19 overs to raised their very own report of 17 wins in a calendar yr, which that they had completed in 2018.
West Indies have been by no means actually within the chase from the onset as they stored dropping wickets at common durations because of Mohammad Wasim’s exploits with the ball.
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Wasim bagged a career-best 4 wickets for 40 runs whilst Shadab Khan grabbed 3 for 17 to spherical off a commanding efficiency with the ball. Shaheen Afridi (1/35), Mohammad Nawaz (1/24) and Haris Rauf (1/21) have been additionally a few of the wickets for the house crew.
The tournament was once arrange within the first innings via opener Mohammad Rizwan and middle-order batsman Haider Ali, either one of whom scored half-centuries of their 105-run partnership for the 3rd wicket.
Rizwan top-scored with 78 runs from 52 balls however Haider was once adjudged Participant of the Fit for his 39-ball 68, that integrated six barriers and 4 sixes.
“I price my innings 10 out of 10. Rizi bhai supported me actually neatly and requested me to construct my innings. I were given numerous self belief from the best way Rizi bhai was once enjoying,” Haider mentioned.
Rizwan greater his tally this yr to at least one,201 runs in 27 T20s with every other masterful knock that stood out in Pakistan’s implementing 200-6 after being despatched in to bat. Haider alternatively, unfolded within the latter 1/2 of his knock to put up his career-best ranking.
“Rizwan and Haider Ali performed to hand knocks and the best way (Mohammad) Nawaz completed was once exceptional,” Pakistan skipper Babar Azam mentioned.
Babar added that the best way the West Indies batsmen struggled towards the spin of Shadab and Nawaz was once encouragement to pick out an additional spinner for the rest two T20Is, that might be performed on the identical venue on December 14 and 16.
“Our spinners bowled neatly and put them below drive. We can sit down and talk about what mixture to play for the following sport,” Babar concluded.
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