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PAK vs WI, 2nd T20: Pooran’s inning fails to provide Windies victory

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Pakistan defeated West Indies in the third and final T20 of the series.

West Indies won the toss and elected bat first and managed to score 207 runs and Pakistan chased it with u wickets and 7 balls remaining.

Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam did a crucial 158 runs opening partnership that played the major role in their victory.

Rizwan was awarded with both the player of the match and player of the series for his outstanding performance with bat.

Pooran’s Knock failed

West Indies won the toss and elected bat first and managed to score 207 runs.

Nicholas Pooran smashed 67 runs. Brooks and Brandon King scored in 40s that helped Windies reach the total of 207 runs.

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Windies had a great total on board and a chance to win the final match.

West Indies openers did a 66 runs opening partnership before Brandon King got out after scoring 43 of just 21 balls by the end of sixth over.

Brooks continued the pace but missed his half century by a single run and got out after scoring 49 of 31 ball in the 10th over.

Nicholas Pooran progressed the innings from there on along with Darren Bravo.

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Pooran played a Captain’s knock and scored 64 runs of 37 ball before his departure in the 18th over.

Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan came to open the Innings for Pakistan and chase the target.

Both of them gave team a blazing start and fired blazing shots from both ends.

Windies bowling failed to get a breakthrough and Pakistan got closer to the target.

Both of the Openers joined 158 runs for the opening partnership.

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Odean Smith got the first break through in form of Babar Azam in the 16th over. He got out after scoring 79 of 53 balls.

Dominic Drakes then dismissed Mohammad Rizwan on the score of 87 of 45 balls in the 18th over.

Asif Ali’s cameo of 21 of 7 balls helped Pakistan finish the match and grab a clean sweep victory.

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Multi-media Journalist, Nikhil works as a Sub-Editor at The Vocal News. A sports enthusiast, who loves to follow and write about sports - Cricket, Football, Tennis, WWE, and many others. He is also a Movie cum Sports enthusiast and enjoys music. He has done Graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication from Chaudhary Charan Singh University.

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