Pakistan beat West Indies by 9 runs to win the series

Pakistan beat a spirited West Indian side in a thrilling game by nine runs to win the second Twenty20 international in Karachi taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Mohammad Rizwan top-scored for the home side before Shadab Khan came in to score 28 off just 12 deliveries to propel Pakistan to 172-8. Meanwhile, Babar Azam is still struggling with his form who was run out on 7. On the other hand, West Indies was bowled out for 163. Brendon King kept West Indies in the game with his 43-ball 67 โ€” his first T20I half-century โ€” with three sixes and six fours but Pakistan bowlers were tough to handle for the West Indian side. It brought out the fragilities of an Inexperienced West Indian side.

Romario Shepherd came in to give hope to the West Indian supporters with his fiery 19-ball 35 not out. Pakistani Bowlers were too hot to handle yet again as the bowling unit did not give any freebies to the opposition whatsoever. Shaheen Afridi ended with exceptional figures (3-26), Mohammad Wasim (2-39) and Haris Rauf (2-40), and spinner Mohammad Nawaz (2-36) dismantled the batting lineup. Pakistan will host the final T20I in Karachi on the 14th of December where the West Indies side will try to avoid a whitewash.