Pakistan defeated West Indies by 9 runs in second T20 international

 Pakistan has taken decisive 2-0 lead in the three match series

Pakistan defeated West Indies by 09 runs in the second T20 international at national stadium Karachi. Unlike the one sided first T20  match, second match was a close affair. Pakistan scored 172 runs in 20 overs. West Indies bowled out for 163 in the last ball of  the innings. Haris Rauf hold his nerve in the 20th over and denied West Indies a win.  

Pakistan scored 172-8 in their 20 overs after winning the toss, with Mohammad Rizwan (38), Iftikhar Ahmed (32) and Haider Ali (31) amongst the runs.

During the first innings, West Indies bowlers were able to pick up quick wickets after they dismissed skipper Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman in the first few overs.

West Indies rode on a career best 67 by Brenden King while Romario Shepherd hit a 19-ball 35 not out but the tourists were stopped short of the winning target by Shaheen Shah Afridi who finished with 3-26.

                                                                           Sports Desk

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