Pakistan captain Babar Azam
After profitable the three-match ODI sequence towards West Indies, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam stated there’s at all times room for enchancment and his group must fare higher with the brand new ball. Pakistan’s decrease middle-order batting emerged profitable from a stern check to assist the house aspect win the third ODI by 53 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Technique and sweep the sequence towards the West Indies 3-0 right here on Sunday.
“No matter we deliberate as a group, we executed. We’re giving our 100% in all three sides of the sport. As a group, the way in which we performed the second match – Nawaz’s bowling efficiency was important, that is one of the best efficiency. We examined out our bench power and tried totally different combos,” stated Babar Azam in a post-match presentation.
“There’s at all times room for enchancment. We have to fare higher with the brand new ball and in addition the fielding may very well be higher. Hope we study from our errors. I attempt to play optimistic cricket. We had totally different situations in all three video games, partnerships are the important thing. Thanks Multan crowd for supporting us,” he added.
In entrance of one other packed to a capability crowd on a day that noticed play halt for about an hour because of a mud storm, which diminished the match to 48 overs a aspect, Pakistan slipped from 85 for no loss within the seventeenth over to a precarious 117 for 5 within the twenty fifth over earlier than recovering to publish a commanding 269 for 9.
The bowlers then overcame the West Indies’ counterattack to dismiss the guests for 216 in 37.2 overs. Akeal Hosein fought a lone battle, hitting two fours and 6 sixes in a 37-ball 60, whereas Keacy Carty scored 33 and Shai Hope and Keemo Paul contributed 21 runs apiece.
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