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Kemar Roach and Jayden Seals were the heroes of West Indies’ victory  |  Photo Credits: Twitter
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Kingston: A memorable Test match was played between West Indies and Pakistan (WI vs PAK) in Kingston, which cricket fans will not forget for a long time. Chasing 168 runs, Kemar Roach (30 *) and Jayden Seals (2 *) gave West Indies a thrilling 1 wicket win by adding 17 runs for the last wicket in a breath-taking match. In this match both the teams put their full efforts, in which the hosts managed to emerge victorious. Cricket fans termed this test as a legend match.
Let us tell you that Pakistan had scored 217 runs in the first innings by batting first in this match. In response, West Indies’ first innings was all out for 253 runs. In this way the hosts had taken a lead of 36 runs on the basis of first innings. After this, the visiting team was all out for 203 in the second innings and on the fourth day West Indies achieved the target in 56.5 overs for the loss of 9 wickets.
Young fast bowler Jayden Seals (8 wickets) was adjudged the man of the match for his excellent performance. With this win, West Indies have taken a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series. The second and final Test of the series will be played in Kingston on 20 August.
Of course, the limits of excitement were crossed in this match. From moment to moment the match was seen going in favor of West Indies and sometimes Pakistan. Chasing the target of 168 runs, West Indies’ start was spoiled by Shaheen Afridi. The left-arm pacer showed the way to the pavilion for three Caribbean top-order batsmen Captain Craig Brathwaite (2), Kieron Powell (4) and Krumah Bonner (5).
Windies’ comeback with the vice-captain’s half-century
Roston Chase (22) and vice-captain Jermaine Blackwood (55) put on 68 runs for the fourth wicket after the score of 16/3. Faheem Ashraf broke this partnership by getting Chase caught by Imran Butt. After this, Ashraf did not even allow Kyle Meyers to open the account and gave a big blow to the West Indies by getting caught out by Imran Butt. Blackwood scored a half-century to take the Windies past 100 runs.
Pakistan’s strong comeback
Hasan Ali then got Blackwood caught by Imran Butt and made a strong comeback for Pakistan. Blackwood scored 55 runs in 78 balls with the help of 10 fours. The score was increased by three runs that Ali gave a big success to Pakistan by bowling Jason Holder (16). Shaheen Afridi gave the eighth blow to the Caribbean team by getting Joshua da Silva (13) caught by wicketkeeper Rizwan.
Kemar Roach (30*) takes one end. He first added 28 runs for the eighth wicket with Joshua da Silva. Then with Jomel Warrican (6), the team reached the score of 150. Then Mohammad Rizwan of Warrican took a visible catch on the delivery of Hasan Ali. Then it seemed that West Indies would now win the match. But Roach had a different plan. He hit two fours and reduced the run gap.
Roach added the last 17 runs with young Jayden Seals (2*) to give West Indies a memorable win. Cricket fans will not be able to forget this match for a long time. Some people say that the real victory in this match is of Test cricket. No batsman could score a century in the entire match.
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