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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Pakistan vs West Indies only one ODI match in 1977

Cricket Articles - Pakistan vs West Indies only one ODI match in 1977



Pakistan tour of West Indies only one ODI match played between Pakistan vs West Indies at Albion, Guyana in 16th March 1977 - West Indies won by 4-wickets, which was first one-day match in the year of 1977.

West Indies captain Clive Lloyd's hit a match winning six and his unbeaten 45-runs led to West Indies 4-wickets victory over Pakistan at Guyana.

Earlier West Indies won the toss and sent to Pakistan batting first, Pakistan started well for opening wicket, Opener Sadiq Mohammad (6) stumped out by Deryck Murray off Colin Croft.

After four runs Pakistan lost another wicket with Majid Khan (23), who was caught out by Clive Lloyd off Joel Garner, Pakistan lost three quick wickets with Zaheer Abbas (10), Wasim Raja (0) and Mohsin Khan (15) at this stage Pakistan were 5-67.

After Wasim Raja exit, Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal scoredboard move to track with Javed Miandad (15), who was catch out by Gordon Greenidge off Colin Croft, Asif Iqbal and Javed Miandad added 37-run stand for sixth wicket partnership.

After Miandad wicket, Imran Khan singles and twos to scored 39-runs without boundaries, Asif Iqbal and Imran Khan built the most valuable 67-run stand for seventh wicket partnership.

Asif Iqbal scored unbeaten 59 off 65 deliveries including four 4s and one six helped to Pakistan managed the 176-7 in their allotted 45-overs.

West Indies bowler Joel Garner-Colin Croft each picked up three wickets and Bernard Julien took one wicket helped to West Indies restricted to Pakistan total 176.

While West Indies chasing, Their opener Gordon Greenidge (8) bowled out by Pakistan fast bowler Imran Khan, then Vivian Richards added quick 20 off faced 14-balls, Vivian Richards catch out by Mohsin Khan off Sarfraz Nawaz at this stage West Indies were 2-59.

West Indies opener Roy Fredericks brilliant start and good support from Alvin Kallicharran, Kallicharran and Fredericks built the 37-run stand for third wicket partnership, Roy Fredericks scored 44 off 54 deliveries with singles and twos.

After Roy Fredericks catch out by Asif Iqbal off Majid Khan, Clive Lloyd playing cool innings, he was strike rotate to Alvin Kallicharran, Kallicharran (24) caught out by Asif Iqbal off Sarfraz Nawaz, which 24-runs comes from consuming 46-balls without boundaries.

At this stage West Indies were 121-4, after 1-run they lost Collis King, who was caught out by Wasim Bari off Asif Iqbal, then Deryck Murray added valuable 11-runs with Clive Lloyd.

first player finished the match with six

Clive Lloyd and Deryck Murray set the unbeaten 31-run partnership before West Indies captain Clive Lloyd hit a match winning six, when West Indies needed 1-run from 11-balls, Clive Lloyd, who was first player finished the match with six.

Pakistan bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz picked up three wickets, Imran Khan, Majid Khan and Asif Iqbal each took 1-1 wickets.

Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal earned the player of the match for all-round performance of scoring unbeaten 59-runs, while fielding took two catches and took 1-wicket.