Pakistan beat a resurgent West Indies in an exciting end by way of 9 runs to win the second one Twenty20 world in Karachi on Tuesday, taking an unbeatable 2-0 lead within the three-match sequence. For the house group Mohammad Rizwan top-scored for a 2d event operating with 38 to lend a hand Pakistan get to 172-8 sooner than conserving the West Indies all the way down to 163 all out in 20 overs. The win provides Pakistan some other sequence with the remaining sport on Thursday, additionally in Karachi.
Brendon King knocked a fluent 43-ball 67 — his maiden T20I part century — with 3 towering sixes and 6 barriers however Pakistan bowlers have been tricky to care for for different batsmen.
Romario Shepherd attempted to prevent the inevitable with a fiery 19-ball 35 no longer out spiced with two sixes and as many barriers however did not get the desired 23 off the remaining over.
Lanky pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi (3-26), fellow rapid bowlers Mohammad Wasim (2-39) and Haris Rauf (2-40) and spinner Mohammad Nawaz (2-36) shared the bowling honours.
With 61 wanted within the remaining 5 overs, King hoisted pacer Haris Rauf for a large six however fell subsequent ball whilst making an attempt some other most, stuck close to the long-on boundary.
Nicholas Pooran (26 off as many balls) helped King upload 54 for the 3rd wicket however Nawaz ended the partnership with Pooran maintaining out within the deep.
Odean Smith hit a six and a boundary in his brief keep of 12 sooner than Shaheen brushed aside him off the primary ball of seventeenth over ans then got rid of Dominic Drakes and Hayden Walsh off successive deliveries.
For Pakistan Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed (32) and Haider Ali (31) were given just right begins however did not play a large knock.
Skipper Babar Azam failed over again, scoring simply seven with a boundary sooner than fell run out off a pointy unmarried to backward level.
Fakhar Zaman additionally flopped for a 2d event in succession when he was once stumped by way of Pooran off spinner Akeal Hosein for ten leaving Pakistan all the way down to 38-2.
Rizwan, who hit 4 barriers and a six in his 30-ball knock, added 48 for the 3rd wicket with Haider however each fell to medium pacer Smith who was once the select of bowlers with 2-24.
Iftikhar Ahmed smashed two sixes and a boundary in his 19-ball knock whilst Shadab Khan cracked 3 sixes and a boundary in his 12-ball 28 no longer out.
The ones fiery knocks helped Pakistan get 59 within the remaining 5 overs.
Pakistan stored the similar 11 from their first event whilst the West Indies introduced in spinner Hayden Walsh for Devon Thomas.
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