PAK vs WI: Pakistan Sweeps Third T20, Wins Series

Pakistan's team members celebrate with the trophy after winning the series at the end of the third and final Twenty20 international cricket match against West Indies at the National Stadium in Karachi on December 16, 2021. (Photo by ASIF HASSAN / AFP)

Pakistan beat West Indies by seven wickets in the final T20 International on Thursday in Karachi.

They swept the series 3-0. Wicket Keeper Mohammad Rizwan scored 87 while captain Babar Azam hit 79 as Pakistan successfully managed to chase the 208-run target in 18.5 overs.

West Indies skipper Nicholas Pooran hit 64 runs to lead the tourists to 207-3 in their 20 overs after they won the toss and opted to bat.

Brandon King hit 43 and Shamarh Brooks 49.

The match was almost called off after five more members of the touring squad including three players tested positive for Covid.

Six players were ruled out overall, but the West Indies agreed to play after the remaining 14 players tested negative.

Pakistan side: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Hasnain

West Indies side: Nicholas Pooran (captain), Brendon King, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Dominic Drakes, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh, Gudakesh Motie


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