Pakistan tour of West Indies 2017 ODI Series Report

Three ODI matches have been between Pakistan and West Indies first on April 7, second April 9 and third April 11. In their first match, Pakistan batted first and scored 308 runs with the loss of five wickets down in 50 overs. On that day pitch was batting friendly but Pakistani batsmen had not taken full advantage of it. But 309 runs target was almost impossible for the West Indies team because they had not chased more than 300 runs ever.

West Indies’ highest chase was 300 against South Africa in 2004 at SuperSport Park, Centurion ODI no 2094. In that match, South Africa scored 297 runs and West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 30 balls remaining). In the first ODI between Pakistan and West Indies target was 309 runs and West Indies won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining). Which means it was the highest successful runs chase for the West Indies team. JN Mohammed was the batsmen who smashed boundaries all over the park and scored 91 runs off 58 balls.

In their second ODI Pakistan lost the toss again and again batted first but this time pitch behavior was difficult than previous conditions. In that match, Pakistan scored 282 runs in 50 overs with five wickets down. On that day Babar Azam, a new youngster from the Pakistan team batted so well and scored 125 runs by facing 132 deliveries. From the Pakistani bowling attack, Hasan Ali dismissed five West Indians batsmen and West Indies team all out in 44.5 overs with 208 runs. The third ODI was a series-deciding match and Pakistan also won that match by Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 41 balls remaining).