WI vs PAK Test: West Indies won by just 1 wicket in a thrilling match - Newztezz Online


Monday, August 16, 2021

WI vs PAK Test: West Indies won by just 1 wicket in a thrilling match

West Indies have won the first Test match against Pakistan by bringing them on an exciting turn. 
They won by just one wicket in the final moments of the fourth day of the match. Chasing the target of 168 runs, the hosts lost their 9 wickets for 151 runs. Pakistan had a chance to win here. But Kemar Roach (30 *) along with Jaden Seals (2 *) managed to add the last 18 runs. They are now leading 1-0 in the two-Test series. 

Earlier, the West Indies team had got a target of 168 runs in the fourth innings of the match. But his start was very poor and he lost his first 3 wickets for 16 runs. These three wickets were taken by Shaheen Afridi himself. After this, Roston Jess (22) and Jermaine Blackwood (55) worked to bring the Windies team back on track. 

The West Indies team was just looking comfortable that now Faheem Ashraf (2/29) and Hasan Ali (3/37) took the lead and together they showed the 5 batsmen of the host team the way to the pavilion and tightened their grip on the match. . Meanwhile, Shaheen Afridi (4/50) also took his fourth wicket.

Pakistan needed just one wicket to win from here and they still had 18 runs left. But Kemar Roach, who came to bat at number 9, along with Jaden Seals, successfully added the last 18 runs.

Let us tell you that in this test, Windies won the toss and decided to field first. He bundled out Pakistan's first innings at 217. After this, his first innings ended on 253 runs, on the basis of which he got a lead of 36 runs. Pakistan could score only 203 runs in their second innings as well and the Windies team won the match.

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