KARACHI: Sarfraz Ahmed was elated after his staff’s complete 9-wicket win towards world champions West Indies of their opening Twenty20 Worldwide in Dubai on Friday night time.
“All credit score goes to the boys, and the best way they’re working arduous, and giving their one hundred pc on the sector, should you take a look at the Manchester match and this match, our effort is to encourage the boys and we have now actually been specializing in fielding, and the boys have responded properly, and all our plans are working nicely, and we now have been capable of get good outcomes due to that,” Pakistan’s captain stated after the collection opener.
Sarfraz was assured that Pakistan will go on to win the three-match collection.
“We’re very proud of this win, however we’ve to concentrate on the match tomorrow (on Saturday night time) and win that match too and wrap up the collection.”
Sarfraz hailed Imad Wasim for his match-profitable figures of 5-14.
“Imad is an attacking bowler, he was in nice type within the CPL and he is aware of how one can bowl within the Powerplay. Our goal was to assault with him.
“We knew how the pitch will behave, it was skidding. A little bit of grass on the pitch helped the spinners too. We made use of that benefit.”
Earlier, Wasim’s spin assault routed the West Indies for a low rating of one hundred fifteen in 19.5 overs which Pakistan surpassed in 14.2 overs to take a 1-zero lead within the three-match collection.
Dwayne Bravo hit a gritty half-century to keep away from a complete catastrophe, including a brand new world document Twenty20 stand of sixty six runs for the ninth wicket with Jerome Taylor who made 21.
Pakistan had misplaced opener Sharjeel Khan for 22 within the fourth over however Babar Zaman (fifty five not out) and Khalid Latif (34 not out) ensured the goal was chased down comfortably.
Babar hit two consecutive fours to convey up the victory, hitting two sixes and 6 boundaries general in his 37-ball knock.
“I bowl wicket to wicket and this introduced me wickets,” stated Wasim who was declared man of the match. “I attempt to give my hundred % each time.”
West Indian skipper Carlos Brathwaite blamed his batsmen.
“We didn’t have a very good begin, so we have to change issues shortly as a result of there are again to again matches,” stated Brathwaite.
Earlier, Bravo scored a fifty four-ball fifty five for his fourth half-century and lifted the world champions from a precarious forty eight-eight in eleven.three overs earlier than being bowled off the penultimate ball.
Wasim made his profession milestone in his 4 damaging overs — the third greatest figures for Pakistan in all Twenty20 cricket — after Sarfraz Ahmed gained the toss and opted to bowl on a sluggish turner at Dubai stadium.
The victory gave Pakistan’s new T20 captain Sarfraz Ahmed two in two after taking up in his staff’s 9 wicket win over England at Manchester earlier this month.
Pakistan gained toss
J Charles b Nawaz 7
E Lewis c Nawaz b Imad 1
†A D S Fletcher b Imad 2
M N Samuels lbw b Imad four
D J Bravo c Akmal b Sohail fifty five
N Pooran c Sarfraz b Hasan 5
Okay A Pollard b Imad 9
*C R Brathwaite c Khalid b Imad zero
S P Narine run out 1
J E Taylor b Sohail 21
S Badree not out 1
Extras (lb 2, w 5, nb 2) 9
Complete (all out; 19.5 overs) one hundred fifteen
Fall: 1-three, 2-eleven, three-15, four-17, 5-22, 6-forty seven, 7-forty seven, eight-forty eight, 9-114, 10-one hundred fifteen
Bowling: Imad four-zero-14-5; Sohail three.5-zero-26-2 (2w); Nawaz (three) four-zero-sixteen-1; Hasan three-zero-32-1 (1nb, 1w); Shoaib 1-zero-5-zero (1w); Wahab four-1-20-zero (1nb, 1w)
Sharjeel Khan b Badree 22
Khalid Latif not out 34
Babar Azam not out fifty five
Extras (lb 1, w three, nb 1) 5
Complete (1 wicket; 14.2 overs) 116
Didn’t bat: Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, *†Sarfraz Ahmed, M Nawaz (three), Imad Wasim, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanvir, Hasan Ali
Bowling: Badree four-zero-27-1 (1w); Taylor 1-zero-eight-zero; Narine three-zero-21-zero; Bravo 2-zero-sixteen-zero (1w); Brathwaite 2.2-zero-29-zero (1nb); Pollard 2-zero-14-zero (1w)
Outcome: Pakistan gained by 9 wickets
Collection: Pakistan lead the three-match collection by 1-zero
T20I debut: N Pooran (West Indies)
Man of the Match: Imad Wasim (Pakistan)
Umpires: Ahsan Raza (Pakistan) and Shozab Raza (Pakistan). TV umpire: Ahmed Shahab (Pakistan). Match referee: A J Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
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