West Indies 85-5 in T20 reduced to a T9

By: News Desk
Published: 06:43 PM, 28 Jul, 2021
West Indies 85-5 in T20 reduced to a T9
Caption: Mohammad Wasim (2ndL) and Shareen Afridi (3rdL) of Pakistan celebrate the dismissal of Chris Gayle of West Indies during the 1st T20I between West Indies and Pakistan.
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Brief scores of the West Indies innings batting first against Pakistan in the rain-affected first T20 International of the four-match series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Wednesday. 

The match has been reduced to nine overs-per-side.

West Indies 85-5 (K. Pollard 22 n.o., N. Pooran 13; Hasan Ali 2-11, Usman Qadir 1-6) v Pakistan

Match Situation: Pakistan need 86 runs to win off maximum of nine overs

The First T20 between Pakistan and West Indies has been curtailed to 9 overs because of rain, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Wednesday.  

Pakistan has won the toss and elected to field first in the first T20 at Bridgetown. Downpour halted the match and later it was limited to just 9-over game.  

West Indies: Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard (capt), Dwayne Bravo, Haydn Walsh, Akeal Hosein and Sheldon Cottrell

Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Azam Khan, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Usman Qadir

Earlier the schedule for the Pakistan and West Indies T20I series was revised, with the number of fixtures cut down from five to four, Cricket West Indies announced in a statement on Sunday.

Match schedule:

July 28: 1st match at Kensington Oval

July 31: 2nd match at Guyana National Stadium

August 1: 3rd match at Guyana National Stadium

August 3: 4th match at Guyana National Stadium

August 12-16: 1st Test at Sabina Park

August 20-24: 2nd Test at Sabina Park