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PAK VS WI | Windies set a target of 306 for Pakistan in opening ODI
Shai Hope hit 127 runs off 134 balls for West Indies in the first one-day international match. So, it was played at the Multan Cricket Stadium, setting the target score for Pakistan at 306 runs. Therefore, the West Indies elected to bat first after winning the toss against the home team in the opening one-day international of the three-match series. Therefore, the West Indies were struggling to collect runs. Plus, opener Kyle Mayers was dismissed in the third over.
On the other hand, a 154-run stand between Shai Hope and Shamarh Brooks helped the West Indies get back on track. Shadab Khan made a superb catch off Mohammad Nawaz’s bowling. Thus it eventually ended the partnership. After that, cameos by Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, and Romario Shephard enabled the West Indies to complete their innings with 305 runs against them. Haris Rauf took four wickets. Plus, he was the best bowler for Pakistan, followed by Shaheen Shah Afridi. He who took two, Mohammad Nawaz, and Shadab Khan, who each took one. No doubt it was an splendid match between the two teams.
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imamul Haq. Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris (wicketkeeper/batter), Mohammad Nawaz. Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper/batter), Mohammad Wasim Junior, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani and Zahid Mahmood.
West Indies squad
Nicholas Pooran (captain), Shai Hope (vice-captain), Nkrumah Bonner, Shamarh Brooks. Keacy Carty, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Shermon Lewis, Kyle Mayers. Anderson Phillip, Rovman Powell, Jayden Seales, Romario Shepherd, Hayden Walsh Jr.