Pakistan vs West Indies, 2nd T20I Live Cricket Score Updates from Karachi
West Indies 163 in 20 Overs Romario Shepherd extraordinary efforts goes in vain as Pakistan mange to win the match by 9 runs. Shaheen Afridi claimed three wickets while West Indies' Brandon King scored 67 runs in 43 balls.
West Indies 118/5 in 15.2 Overs Brandon King's 67 run knock power West Indies to 118 after a sluggish start. Haris Rauf removed him in the 16th over of the chase with West Indies needing 55 runs in 30 balls.
West Indies 31/2 in 3.2 Overs Mohammad Nawaz strikes in his second over as he removes Shamarh Brooks on 10. Brooks played for a ball spinning away from him but Nawaz had bowled an arm ball that struck him on the pads. Umpire raise the finger in no time.
West Indies 17/1 in 2.2 Overs West Indies opening batsman Shai Hope was sent back by Mohammad Wasim Jr for 1 in the third over of the chase. Shamarh Brooks has joined Brandon King in the middle.
Pakistan 172/8 in 20 overs Iftikhar Ahmed's 32 runs in 19 balls followed by Shadab Khan's cameo of 12 ball 28 helped Pakistan post 172 runs in 20 overs.
Pakistan 109/4 in 14 overs Quick wickets for West Indies as Haider Ali departs for 31 in 34 balls. WI bowlers are pulling things back with the ball in last few overs. All eyes will be on Asif Ali now. Can he give Pakistan a solid finish?
Pakistan 86/3 in 11.1 overs Excellent low catch by Shai Hope to dismiss in-form Rizwan for 28. Odean Smith picks his first wicket of the match on the first delivery of the night. Iftikhar Ahmed has joined Ali in the middle.
Pakistan 73/2 in 10 overs Rizwan inching towards fifty while Ali still playing sluggish innings. We are halfway through the innings and the current net run rate is just above 7. Pakistan need to pick up the pace.
Pakistan 52/2 in 7 overs Fifty up for Pakistan in the 7th over as Rizwan continue to dominate the visitors while Haider Ali has found it difficult to tackle the West Indies spin attack. Ali has scored 4 runs in 11 balls while Rizwan is playing on 28 runs in 21 balls.
Pakistan 38/2 in 4.1 overs Brilliant stumping by Nicholas Pooran as he gathers the ball outside off and disturbs the timer in no time to dismiss Fakhar Zaman for 10.
Pakistan 14/1 in 2.3 overs Pakistan captain Babar Azam gets run out for 7. Hayden Walsh's acrobatic efforts help West Indies get the first wicket of the match. Fakhar Zaman has joined Rizwan in the middle.
All set up 2nd T20I
Pakistan are unchanged from the last game while West Indies replaced Devon Thomas with Hayden Walsh.
West Indies Shai Hope(w), Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran(c), Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Dominic Drakes, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein, Oshane Thomas
Pakistan Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi
Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and opted to bat first against West Indies in the second T20I of the series here at the National Stadium, Karachi. Pakistan are 1-0 up in the three-match series with a win in the first game.
Series so far PAK 1 - WI 0
Pakistan broke the record for the most wins in a calendar year, surpassing their own record of 17 wins in men's T20Is in 2018, with a 63-run victory over West Indies in Karachi. After the batters got the hosts to a solid total of 200, the bowlers were on the money right from the start as West Indies crumbled under the pressure of the chase.
Pakistan in T20Is in 2021
- 18 wins
- 6 losses
West Indies Squad: Shai Hope(w), Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran(c), Devon Thomas, Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Dominic Drakes, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Akeal Hosein, Oshane Thomas, Darren Bravo, Gudakesh Motie, Alzarri Joseph, Hayden Walsh
Pakistan Squad: Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Shahnawaz Dahani