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Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd Match Champions Trophy 1986 Article

Read the article of Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd Match Champions Trophy 1986 - Champions Trophy tournament of the 2nd ODI match played between West Indies and Pakistan at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah in 28th November 1986.


A remarkable display of fielding by Gus Logie, Tony Gray's four-wicket haul before Half-centuries from openers Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes steers to West Indies comfortable nine-wicket victory over Pakistan in a one-sided game of second match of a Champions Trophy.



Pakistan scored 143 for all-out in 43.4 overs with top scorer by Ramiz Raja scored 44 off consuming 93-balls without a boundary.

Javed Miandad struck 32 off 34-balls including 3-fours and Imran Khan 15.

West Indies best bowler by Courtney Walsh claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 31-runs in 9.4-overs including a maiden, Tony Gray took 2-wickets for 18-runs in 8-overs included two maidens, Roger Harper and Winston Benjamin both took one-wickets.

West Indies chased 145-1 in 33.2 overs with top scorer by Gordon Greenidge cracked a 74 off 102-balls including 7-fours & a six and Desmond Haynes hit a unbeaten 59 off 88-balls included 5-fours & a six.

Pakistan best bowler by Manzoor Elahi took one-wicket for 20-runs in 3.2-overs

Gus Logie named Player of the match for his remarkable fielding to took three catches in an match.



This match reported by Peter Walker (Third Party Reference from The Daily Telegraph)


A POWERFUL display by the West Indies enabled them to coast home by nine wickets against Pakistan in their opening match of the Champions Trophy tournament in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Imran Khan put the West Indies' in to bat but it was a decision which swiftly backfired when Gus Logie, the diminutive Trinadian batsman turned in a remarkable display of fielding.

He took three catches as well as running out two Pakistani batsmen, including the dangerous Javed Miandad when he and Rameez Raja were on the point of mounting a Pakistan recovery. It deservedly won him the £200 "Man of the Match" award.

Courtney Walsh, the Gloucestershire opening bowler, took four wickets and then Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes with an opening stand of 126 saw the West Indies comfortably home.

Significantly, the tight West Indian attack conceded only six boundaries in the whole Pakistan innings, confirming the pre-tournament prediction that the West Indies would be the team to beat in this four nation round robin competition which carries total prize money of £60,000.

                   

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