First T-20: Pakistan beat West Indies by 143 runs

Pakistan beat West Indies by 143 runs in the first T-20 at National Cricket Stadium Karachi tonight (Sunday).

Batting first, Pakistan scored 203 runs for the loss of five wickets in allotted 20 overs.

For Pakistan, debut star Hussain Talat scored highest 41 runs and took one wicket while Fakhar Zaman and Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed scored 39 and 37 runs respectively.

In reply, West Indies could score only 60 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 13.4 overs.

Pakistan’s Mohammad Nawaz, Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Amir took two wickets each.

Hussain Talat was declared Man of the Match for his outstanding performance. He is now third Pakistani after Shahid Afridi and Shadab Khan to get the award on debut.

Second and third T-20s of the series will be played on Monday and Tuesday respectively.

Source: Radio Pakistan