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West Indies vs Pakistan Only ODI 1977 Article

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Read the articles of West Indies vs Pakistan only ODI 1977 - Pakistan tour of West Indies one & only one-day international match played between Pakistan and West Indies at Albion Sports Complex, Albion, Guyana in 16th March 1977.

Three-wicket hauls from Joel Garner and Colin Croft before Forties from Roy Fredericks and Clive Lloyd's leds to West Indies convincing six-wicket victory over Pakistan in a low-scoring game of the one-off One-day international.

* Clive Lloyd became the first player to finished a match with a six in One-day international cricket history.

PAKISTAN scored 176/7 (45 overs) with top scorer by Asif Iqbal* 59 (65) and Imran Khan 39 (34)

West Indies best bowler by Joel Garner 3/27 (9) and Colin Croft 3/50 (9)

WEST INDIES chased 182/6 (43.2 overs) with top scorer by Clive Lloyd* 45 (76) and Roy Fredericks 44 (54)

Pakistan best bowler by Sarfraz Nawaz 3/42 (9) and Majid Khan 1/26 (9)

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.

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

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