Karachi: Green Shirts smashed the Windies in the second T20 match for a 2-1 series win. With this blistering streak of victories, Pakistan is able to clinch the top position in the ICC T20 Teams ranking.
At the commencement of the Pak/WI T20 series, Pakistan and Australia ranked 1st and 2nd respectively with 126 points. India with 124 points, New Zealand with 116 points, and World Champion West Indies with 115 points ranked third, fourth, and fifth position respectively. In order to remain at the top position, Pakistan had to win the two matches.
With the win in first two T20 matches, Pakistan is on the driving seat for a clean sweep. With the win in the third series, Pakistan will be able to strengthen its top position with additional 4 points.