Western India and Pakistan met in a gripping first Test at Sabina Park. The hosts won the match by one wicket to take a 1-0 lead in the series. Pakistan ride on important contributions from Fawad Alam (56), Faheem Ashraf (44) and Babar Azam, 217 in the first innings. A heart-warming beat from Kraigg Braithwaite ensured that the West Indies took a 36-run lead after their first innings.
Jayden Seales went through Pakistan’s batting line in the second innings to put them together for 203. West Indies needed 168 runs to win the Test and Pakistan’s bowlers made sure they did not easily chase it.
Pakistan took 9 wickets for 152 runs and look favorites to win the Test during the final session of day 4. Roston Chase and Jayden Seales kept their nerves and added 17 runs for the final wicket to help the team win the Test by one wicket.
Pakistan vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Record-to-Head Records:
|Statistics||Matches||WI won||PAK won||Bound||No result|
|In Sabina Park, Jamaica||5||3||2||–||–|
|In the last 5 matches||5||3||2|
Teams and players’ records in fights against each other
Pakistan vs West Indies (Image Credit: ESPN Cricinfo)
|Statistics||PAK (vs WI)||WI (US PAK)|
|Highest total||657 / 8d (319 overs) at Bridgetown, 17-23 January 1958||790/3 at Kingston, 26 to 4 February 1958|
|Lowest total completed||77 (44.5 overs) in Lahore, 7-9 November 1986||53 in Faisalabad, October 24-29, 1986|
|Biggest win (per runs)||266 runs, 4th Test, Port of Spain, 1 April-6 April 1977||276 runs, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 26-29 May 2005|
|Biggest win (with wickets)||10 wickets, Karachi, 1st Test, February 20-25, 1959||10 wickets, Bridgetown, 2nd Test, 23 April-27 April 1993|
(Statistics of top players)
|Statistics||Pak (vs WI)||WI (vs Pak)|
|Highest individual score||337 by Hanif Mohammad at Bridgetown, 17-23 January 1958||365 By Garry Sobers, 3rd Test, Kingston, February 26-March 4, 1958|
|Best bowling figures||7/80 by Imran Khan, 1st Test, Georgetown, 2-6 April 1988||8/29 by Colin Croft, Port Of Spain, March 4, 1977|
|Most runs scored||1214 runs by Mohammad Yousuf||1173 by Brain Lara|
|Most wickets||80 wickets by Imran Khan||63 wickets by Courtney Walsh|
Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Yasir Shah (subject to fitness), Zahid Mahmood.
Kraigg Brathwaite (C), Jermaine Blackwood (VC), Nkrumah Bonner, Shamarh Brooks, Rahkeem Cornwall, Roston Chase, Joshua Da Silva, Jahmar Hamilton, Chemar Holder, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Jomel Warrican.