Pakistan Beats West Indies In The Second Test Of The Series

The second test in Pakistan vs. West Indies Test Series 2021 saw Pakistan defeating the hosts at Sabina Park. The hosts won the first test match. But this time, Pakistan did not miss their opportunity to level the series. Pakistan emerged triumphant at the end of the day even though rain and lightning threatened to pause the match.

Pakistan’s Heroics In The Match

The final day of the test required West Indies to chase 280 runs with nine wickets in hand. But Shaheen Afridi completed his first ten-wicket haul by knocking down the hosts at 219. The 21-year-old pacer took the wicket of Kemar Roach to wrap up the game. Spinner Nauman Ali claimed three wickets to his name. But the unsung hero of Pakistan was Fawad Alam. He scored an unbeaten 124 in the first innings of the game.

Key Players On The West Indies Side 

None of the host’s team batsmen scored even 50 in the Pak vs WI 2nd Test Match. Jason Holder achieved the highest with a total of 47 runs. The former skipper also took four wickets for the team. The hosts won the toss and chose to bowl first. Captain Kraigg Brathwaite took it slow and scored 39 runs after facing 147 balls. But it was not enough to beat the charged up Pakistani side. 

Conclusion

The Pakistan tour of the West Indies helped the Pakistanis to gather ICC World Test Championship points. The fate of the Pakistanis at the end of the series will depend on how they perform in the remaining matches. Keep it here for all sports news updates and more on the 2021 CPL, IPL matches stats.

Reference Resource: 

  1. https://sports.ndtv.com/cricket/west-indies-vs-pakistan-2nd-test-shaheen-afridi-shines-as-pakistan-on-top-at-stumps-on-day-4-2517232
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