Nation First News: The West Indies thrashed Pakistan by 7 wickets to start their Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign in style.
Pakistan slumped to 105 in 21.4 overs – their second lowest score in World Cup. Fakhar Zaman & Babar Azam scored 22 runs each. For West Indies, Oshane Thomas took 4 wickets, while Jason Holder took 3 wickets. Andre Russel took 2 wickets.
West Indies had no difficulty in chasing this modest total. They lost 3 wickets, but reached the target in just 13.4 overs. Gayle was the top scorer with 50. Pooran remained unbeaten on 34. Mohammad Amir took all 3 wickets. Oshane Thomas was declared ‘Man of the Match’.