Mohammad Hafeez's Superb Bowling Gave Pakistan a Thrilling Win

Pakistan's batting collection was not enough for Pakistan. So the bowlers had extra responsibility. Experienced all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has fulfilled that responsibility with the new ball in hand. Pakistan took the lead in the series with his stingy bowling.

Babar Azam's team won the second T20 of the series against the West Indies on Saturday night by a thrilling 7-run. Batting first, the visitors scored 156 runs for 6 wickets. In reply, the Caribbeans could not score more than 150 runs for 4 wickets even after the storm of Nicholas Puran.

Hafeez's whirlwind trap from the start to chase down the West Indies. The first five left-arm batsmen in the Caribbean lineup without Andre Fletcher. Right-arm off-spinner Hafeez has taken full advantage of that advantage.

The Caribbeans managed only 6 runs in his 4 over spell, losing Fletcher's wicket. Hafiz has also done a maiden. The 40-year-old veteran star has also won the Man of the Match award for winning the team in such stingy bowling.

With Hafeez's stingy bowling, West Indies can score only 60 runs in 12 overs. Fletcher (0), Chris Gayle (18 off 20 balls), and Shimron Hetmeyer (16 off 18 balls) were in the dressing room. Left-arm opener Evin Lewis (35 off 33 balls) retired with an injury.

As a result, all the responsibility fell on captain Kieron Pollard and wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Puran. The equation was 64 runs in the last 5 overs. Puran made a storm from there. West Indies got 54 runs in the next 4 overs. But in the last over, Puran was able to make only 12 out of the remaining 20 runs.

The expectation from Pollard was stormy batting. But he is completely disappointed. He played 14 balls to make only 13 runs, could not hit any boundary. Due to his batting, the storm of 72 runs from 33 balls played in 4 fours and 6 sixes of Puran was in vain.

Earlier, two of the team's best batsmen, Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam, had brought a collection to fight for Pakistan. Rizwan made 48 off 36 balls before being run out. Babar played 4 fours and 2 sixes in an innings of 51 runs from 40 balls.

Jason Holder took 4 wickets with the ball alone for West Indies. Besides, Dwayne Bravo took 2 wickets.

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