World Test Championship: West Indies beat Pakistan by 1 Wicket:
Pakistan is on the tour of the West Indies, where they faced the home side in the first test match at Kingston cricket ground. The home side elected to field first in the first test match after winning the toss.
It proved to be a great decision by the Captain of the WI team ‘Kraigg Brathwaite,’ as they won the match after a thrilling finish.
Batting first, Pakistan could only make 217 runs. Pakistani openers Imran Butt and Abid Ali couldn’t provide a good start to their team. Both players were dismissed for a total score of just 21.
The Captain of the Pakistan team Babar Azam also failed to add many scores to the total and was dismissed when the total score was 68.
Fawad Alam and Faheem Ashraf remained the top scorer from the Pakistan team. Both players scored 56 and 44 respectively.
West Indies bowlers bowled on the right areas and restricted the Pakistan cricket team to just 217 runs. Jayden Seales was the top bowler from the West Indies team. He took 3 wickets in his 16 over spell.
In reply, West Indies scored 253 runs in their first innings. The start of the WI team was not too good. They lose their two important wickets for just 2 runs.
The Captain of the WI team ‘Kraigg Brathwaite‘ leads from the front and scored a brilliant 97 runs.
Pakistan started their second innings with a trail of 36 runs. West Indies bowlers bowled brilliantly again in the second innings.
They dismissed the whole Pakistani team on just 203 runs.
The Captain of Pakistan’s Cricket team ‘Babar Azam’ remained the top scorer with 55 runs on 160 balls.
The West Indies bowler ‘Jayden Seales’ took five wickets in the second innings.
Pakistan gave a target of 168 runs.
West Indies in their final innings achieved the target for the loss of nine wickets.
Jermaine Blackwood and Kemar Roach was the top scorer as they scored 55 and 30 runs respectively.
1st Test PAK vs. WI: Player Of The Match
Jayden Seales was nominated as the Player of the match due to his brilliant bowling performance. He took 8 crucial wickets. Three in the first innings and five in the second one.
Pak vs. WI Tour Schedule 2021
The final test between both the teams will be started on Friday 20th of August.