Pakistan’s lower middle-order batting acquitted itself admirably in the third One-Day International against the West Indies, winning by 53 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Method and sweeping the series 3-0.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam said there is always space for growth and that his team needs to perform better with the new ball after winning the three-match ODI series against the West Indies. Pakistan’s lower middle-order batting acquitted itself admirably in the third One-Day International against the West Indies, winning by 53 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Method and sweeping the series 3-0.
“We followed through on what we planned as a group. In all three aspects of the game, we are giving it our all. The way we played the second match as a team was crucial, and Nawaz’s bowling performance was the greatest. We put our bench strength to the test and experimented with different combinations “In a post-match presentation, Babar Azam stated.
“It’s never too late to get better. We need to improve our performance with the new ball, as well as our fielding. So, I hope we are able to learn from our mistakes. and I try to play cricket in a constructive manner. In each of the three games, we faced various challenges; alliances were crucial. Thank you to the Multan fans for their support “He went on to say.
Pakistan slipped from 85 for no loss in the 17th over to a precarious 117 for five in the 25th over before recovering to post a commanding 269 for nine in front of another sold-out crowd on a day that saw play halted for approximately an hour due to a dust storm that reduced the match to 48 overs a side.
The bowlers subsequently held off the West Indies’ counter-offensive, dismissing them for 216 in 37.2 overs. In a 37-ball 60, Akeal Hosein fought alone, hitting two fours and six sixes, while Kacy Carty scored 33 and Shai Hope and Keemo Paul each contributed 21 runs.