Third T20, Pakistan’s clean sweep of the series by defeating West Indies
Karachi (92 News) Pakistan completed the whitewash in the series by defeating West Indies by 7 wickets in the third T20.
Pakistan achieved the target of 208 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 18.5 overs. The Pakistani openers made the match easier with excellent batting and provided 158 runs. Opener Mohammad Rizwan scored 87 and captain Babar Azam scored 79 runs.
Fakhr Zaman, who came in at one down position, scored 12 runs, Asif Ali 21 and Iftikhar Ahmed remained unbeaten on one run.
Romario Shepherd, Dominic Drax and Odin Smith took one wicket each for West Indies.
Earlier, West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 207 runs for the loss of 3 wickets against Pakistan in the stipulated 20 overs.
The hosts were given a 66-run start by the openers, with Brendon King scoring 43 and Shammar Brooks 49. Nicholas batted brilliantly and scored a half century. He played an innings of 64 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 6 fours.
Mohammad Rizwan was declared Man of the Match and Man of the Series for his excellent batting by Pakistan.
West Indies hard hitter Darren Bravo (34) and Roman Powell (6) remained unbeaten.
For Pakistan, Muhammad Waseem took two wickets and Shahnawaz Dhani one.