Pakistan vs West Indies 1st T20 Match Highlights – Apr 1, 2018
Pakistan played good all-round cricket to beat world champions West Indies by 143 runs in the 1st Twenty 20 in Karachi on Sunday 1st April 2018, Watch highlights of all T20 Matches and international matches on cricop.com
Pakistan v West Indies Highlights Today
1st twenty/20 from National Stadium, Karachi (Pakistan) Sunday 1nd April 2018. This is the 1st T20 match which Pakistan won by 143 runs which is a huge margin. After the end of the play, Jason Mohammed speaks after his side’s T20 defeat to Pakistan in Karachi (We have to improve all round – Mohammed). Pakistan had lost the toss and batted first, Pakistan scored 203 runs in 20 overs with five wickets down. Hussain Talat and Asif Ali played on their debut, From West Indies KMA Paul and V Permaul were debutants. Fakhar Zaman scored 39 runs and out when it was 7.1 mix up! And Fakhar’s stranded. Good length on off, and defended towards point. Talat’s ball-watching and doesn’t notice Fakhar halfway down the wicket. He tries to turn, and race back, but to no avail. The throw’s at the top of the stumps, and easy work for the bowler backing up 65/2. Babar Azam contributed 17 runs, Hussain Talat 41, Sarfraz Ahmed (c) † 38, Shoaib Malik 37 and Faheem Ashraf 16. From West Indies, MN Samuels scored 18, KMA Paul 10 and KMA Paul 11, West Indies all out in 13.4 overs with 60 runs. Mohammad Nawaz(3), Mohammad Amir and Shoaib Malik these three bowlers took two wickets each of them, Hasan Ali, Shadab Khan and Hussain Talat these three took one wicket each of them in the first match.
1st T20I, West Indies tour of Pakistan at Karachi Highlights
Mohammad: “Looks like a good-looking wicket, so want to chase. The boys are excited. It’s my first time captaining the T20 team, so hope to rally the boys around. A lot of young guys, some seniors, they’ll look to make a mark.”
Sarfraz: “Seems like it’s a batting pitch. Hope to score around 160. Very glad that I’m playing an international at home for the first time since 2008. Hope the locals enjoy the cricket. Hussain and Talat will come. Babar and Fakhar will open, so a small change at the top as well.”
West Indies win the toss and will bowl first.
Pakistan team/playing XI
Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed (c, wk), Hussain Talat, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali.
West Indies team/playing XI
Jason Mohammed (c), Andre Fletcher, Rovman Powell, Marlon Samuels, Keemo Paul, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Kesrick Williams, V Permaul, Chadwick Walton, Rayad Emrit, Samuel Badree.