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Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd ODI: Match Review



Pakistan team won the second match of the three-match ODI series by a huge margin of 120 runs. With this win, the team took a 2-0 lead in the series. They defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first match. In the 28th over of the Pakistani innings, Imam-ul-Haq was dismissed for 72 runs. Angered by this, Imam was seen swinging his bat on the wicket itself.

Imam plays Aqeel Hossain towards midwicket and tries to take a single. But the captain Babar Azam, standing at the non-strike end, did not show any interest at all. While the Imam ran to the other end. In such a situation, the Imam tried unsuccessfully to return.


West Indies got the target of 276 runs

After this penalty, the West Indies team got a target of 276 runs. However, the Caribbean team could only manage 155 runs in 32.2 overs. S Brooks scored 42 runs from his side. Kyle Meier also contributed 33 runs. Pak bowler Mohammad Nawaz took 4 and Mohammad Wasim took 3 wickets. Earlier, captain Babar Azam contributed 77 and Imam-ul-Haq 72 runs in Pakistan’s innings. Shadab Khan and Khushdil added 22-22 runs. Akil Hossain took three wickets. Aljafri Joseph and Anderson Phillips took two wickets each.

During the Pakistani innings in the match, a fan broke the security cordon and entered the ground. In such a situation, the match had to be stopped midway. However, he returned in the 39th over with a hug from Shadab.

Similarly Pakistan captain Babar Azam took to the field wearing wicket-keeping gloves in one hand. Due to this mistake, the on-field umpire imposed a penalty of 5 runs on the Pakistani team or said that the West Indies were given 5 runs as a bonus. The matter is of the 29th over.