Pakistan vs West Indies: The primary of the 2-match Take a look at collection lies in stability on the finish of Day 3. Pakistan has a 124 run lead which could not look an excessive amount of however, within the context of the sport, it’s a par-looking rating on condition that Pakistan nonetheless has 5 wickets to play with. The scenario was not the identical all through Day 3. Pakistan had a lead of solely 29 runs when Fawad Alam acquired out for a duck and their rating was 65/4.
Babar Azam’s unbeaten 54 runs from 139 balls have saved Pakistan’s hopes very a lot alive within the Take a look at match. Babar has Faheem Ashraf enjoying alongside him and Yasir Shah and the remainder of the tail to comply with. With 2 days left t be performed, this Take a look at match can go both approach.
Earlier, West Indies gained the toss and put Pakistan in to bat first. Pakistan scored 217 runs within the 1st innings the place Fawad Alam was the highest scorer with 56 runs. Later, the Windies scored 253 runs and took a 36 run lead going into the 2nd innings.
Day 4 goes to be essential for each groups!🌴🇵🇰
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) August 15, 2021
Credit score to Kemar Roach and Jayden Seales, West Indies managed to select 5 vital Pakistan wickets however Babar Azam’s resilience has been a reason behind concern for the West Indian bowlers. Technically, Babar is a sound participant who can rating off boundaries and defend as properly, thus it turns into tough for any bowler to select his wicket as soon as he’s set.
Babar Azam main from the entrance with the bat, conceding a lead of 36 then Pakistan was 65 for 4 within the second innings and Babar batting on unbeaten 54 runs from 139 balls together with 7 fours helped to get a lead of 124 runs with 5 wickets in hand. #WIvPAK pic.twitter.com/0UH8rpIrSA
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) August 15, 2021
Babar should go on for a little bit longer on Day 4 as the present lead of 124 may not be sufficient for Windies batting lineup.