CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan are ready to face West Indies in 10th match of International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup scheduled to be played at Hagley Oval on Saturday.
West Indies defeated Pakistan by 150 runs, Click here for details.
Pakistan 157/9 Shahid Afridi out
Pakistan 155/8 Wahab Riaz out
Pakistan 139/7 Umar Akmal out after scoring 59 runs.
Pakistan 104/6 Sohaib Maqsood out after scoring 50 runs.
Pakistan 104/5 Sohaib Maqsood scored a half century facing 64 deliveries.
Pakistan 70/5 Umar Akmal and Sohaib Maqsood are still out their on the crease.
Pakistan 25/5 Misbah Ul Haq caught behind Chris Gayle took catch, Russel got wicket.
Pakistan 1/4 Harris Sohail lost wicket Carter took catch Taylor got his wicket.
Pakistan 1/3 Ahmed Shahzad lost wicket Simmons took his catch on the ball of holder.
Pakistan 1/2 Younis Khan caught behind Ramdin took catch Taylor was the bowler.
Pakistan 0/1 Nasir Jamshed lost wicket on very fist bowl of the inning, Russel took his catch on a ball of Taylor.
Pakistan to chase 311 runs
West Indies 310/6 50th over Simmons run out.
West Indies 259/5 48th over Sammy lost his wicket, Afridi after dropping two catches finally took catch, wicket goes to Wahab Riyaz, Sammy scored 30 runs.
West Indies 194/4 40th over Ramdin catch was taken by Yasir Shah on the ball of Harris Sohail. Ramdin made 51 runs.
West Indies 103/3 25th over Marlon Samuels lost his wicket Yasir Shah takes the catch, Harris Sohail was the bowler.
West Indies 28/2 8th over Dwayne Smith was caught behind on the ball of Sohail Khan, Harris Sohail took the catch, Smith scored 23 runs.
West Indies 17/1 at the end of 5th over.
Pakistan got early success in fifth over when Chris Gayle’s was caught and Wahab Riyaz took his catch on the ball of Muhammad Irfan on the score of 17 runs. Gayle scored 4 runs.
Pakistan won the toss and elected to ball first due to moisture on the pitch says Pakistani skipper Misbah.
Both teams are capable of surprising their opponent at any time. Pakistan and West Indies both won the World cup of couple of formats.
Last time Pakistan faced West Indies in T20 World Cup match on April 1st at Mir pur Bangladesh, where Pakistan lost the match by 84 runs.
Its true that Pakistan and West Indies is facing crisis, on one side West Indies team deprived from their best spinner Narine where in other side Pakistan team lost magician Saeed Ajmal just before Cricket World Cup 2015.
Pakistan lost all rounder Mohammad Hafeez due to the hamstring injury and on other side West Indies selection committee dropped their best all-rounder Bravo.
If West Indies team has the aggressive batsman Gayle than Pakistan has Shahid Afridi, the man having the best strike rate in the world.
In middle order, Pakistan team has experienced Younis Khan whereas Caribbean has experienced Marlon Samuels who was declared man of the match in the final of T20 World Cup 2014.
Pakistan lost the match from India and West Indies suffered from first upset of mega event when Ireland beat West Indies by four wickets.
West Indies have lost their last four World Cup matches. They have never lost five in a row.
West Indies (likely): Dwayne Smith, Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Lendl Simmons, Darren Sammy, Jason Holder (capt), Jerome Taylor, Sulieman Benn.
Pakistan (likely): Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Haris Sohail, Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Akmal (wk), Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Nasir Jamshed, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Irfan.Pakistan vs West
Total played: 126
Pakistan won 55; West Indies won 68, tied 3.
While in World Cup: West Indies 9, Pakistan 3
Timing: The match will began at 3:00 AM Pakistan Standard Time.