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West Indies beat Pakistan by 7 wickets: Cricket World Cup 2019

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West Indies beat Pakistan by 7 wickets: Cricket World Cup 2019

 

Pakistan were rattled by the West Indies pace attack as they were bundled out for 105 runs. Jason Holder’s plan of bowling first after winning the toss worked perfectly as Pakistan bowled out for 105/1- in 21.4 overs.

Oshane Thomas picked up a four wicket haul while skipper Jason Holder chipped in by picking three wickets. In what an extremely poor show by the Pakistani batters, only Mohammad Amir’s regular breakthroughs.

According to the Oshane Thomas, Definitely , great start for me as a youngster I’m honored to have got this trophy for Sir Viv Richards. I had a good sleep yesterday. Andre Russell led the way with the ball, He was very aggressive and basically set it up for us with the aggressive bouncer, We executed our plans well.

“Anywhere I get to bowl I’m happy to run in and bowl want to keep winning games for Wes Indies. I just want to keep working hard and doing my things.”, As per Time of India.

Jason Holder said that, “We got new ball wickets, which is what we asked the guys, and we never looked back from there. Andres Russell is an impact player; its really good to see him bowl like he did today. We know Oshane can be expensive but he is a genuine wicket taker and that’s gamble we are willing to take. You need to get wickets in one day cricket and that’s an area we have pinpointed”.

 

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“We have come here to win this World Cup but we don’t want to get too far ahead of ourselves/ I want us to enjoy our cricket, Play fearless cricket and make the people back home proud”, According to the The Guardian.

West Indies opened their World Cup campaign with thumping 7-wicket victory. West Indies chased down the below par 106 runs target in just 13.4 overs.

The defeat is Pakistan’s 11th consecutive loss in one ya internationals. The run chase was led bu Chris Gayle and Nicolas Pooran. For Pakistan, M Aaamir took all the three wickets.

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