Sterling Farewell to Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan wins series by 2-1

 . Last updated on May 18, 2017, 9:35 AM
Sterling Farewell to Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan wins series by 2-1
Roston Chase scored 69 and 101 in the match, the best in West Indies squad.


Pakistan saved the series with the last-minutes initiatives from bowlers from being a draw. On strike were Roston Chase and Shannon Gabriel, the Number 11 batsman. Chase was at 101, while the inning percolated down to the last over of the match. It was Yasir Shah, who made Gabriel to edge the ball bringing on one of the best days for his team.

Pakistan won the match by a massive 101 runs, after much ups and downs in the last four days. It was a sterling farewell for Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq, the skipper, who bid adieu to test career. For Pakistan, the Dominica Test is certainly a satisfying one, winning the series at Caribbean. West Indies team presented highly respectful gestures to Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq.

Pakistan’s inning was strengthened with the century from Azhar Ali, the opener. With Ali’s score of 127, and another three half centuries in the inning, the score bolstered to 376. One of the fifties was from Misbah. It was indeed the moment for the retiring player.

In reply, West Indies scored 247. Pakistan bowler Mohammed Abbas took down five wickets in the inning, making the team to dominate the host. Roston Chase scored 69 as the top individual run of the inning. The batsman is definitely at a formidable form. His 101 in the final inning is the palpable proof.

Batting the second inning, Pakistan elongated their lead adding 174 more runs into their tally. In the inning Younis Khan scored 35, the second highest figure in the inning. The best figure at bowling was from Alzarri Joseph, who took three wickets, but with a loose economy.

West Indies started the final inning slow. None of the batsmen could contribute well, but Chase emerged as a centurion. The remained unbeaten in the chase playing close to 60 overs. Jason Holder scored 22 and Shrimron Hetmyer added 25. Shai Hope score 17 and the rest seven batsmen could do nothing more than single digit figures.

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