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Shoaib Malik Leads Pakistan to Win the Series

And Malik has done it! Putting a styled finish of the decider match by striking a six over the boundary to complete his unbeaten 9th one day international’s ton and of course, to seal the six-wicket victory and clinching the three-match series from 2-1 from the Windies.

Pakistan remains at position 8th after the win but the clinical innings of 101* by Shoaib Malik to triumph the victory was commendable to win the series. Malik played 111 balls including 10 fours and 2 sixes in which the second to Jason Holder one proved to be the match-winner to stamp his 9th go of reaching triple figure and Pakistan win.

Pakistan’s batting start was sluggish as Kamran Akmal went to the pavilion on the first ball later Shehzad and Babar joined the club but experienced duo steered them out of trouble after they were 36-3. Mohammad Hafeez who added 81 on the board with Malik to achieve the target of 234 runs with 41 deliveries to spare. When

Batting first after winning the toss, West Indies lost three players in the early 19th overs then Shai Hope and Jason Mohammed half-centuries helped West Indies to build the score of 233 at Providence Stadium Guyana. The top scorer from Windies, Hope made 71 but wrapped up by the young pick Shadab Khan and Mohammed was on 59 when experienced Junaid got him.

Earlier, Pakistan won the Twenty20 series 3-1 and will now turn their attention to coming out on top in the Test series, while the Windies will be defeating their wounds and must go back to the drawing board.

The coming test series between the nations is said to be last for the cricketing legends captain Misbah Ul Haq and World Class batsman Younus Khan. All eyes are set on the three matches to be played with West Indies as Younus Khan will complete his 10,000 runs of career since he is short of just 23 runs to achieve the milestone. 

Nazish Islam - a media graduate with an undying love for chai, books, traveling, series shows, sports, hijab, and of course writing.

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Shoaib Malik Leads Pakistan to Win the Series

And Malik has done it! Putting a styled finish of the decider match by striking a six over the boundary to complete his unbeaten 9th one day international’s ton and of course, to seal the six-wi...