West Indies vs Pakistan 1st ODI 1988 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs Pakistan 1st ODI 1988 - Pakistan tour of West Indies 5-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between Pakistan and West Indies at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica in 12th March 1988.

An unbeaten maiden century by Gus Logie, Richie Richardson's superb 84 and Debutant Curtly Ambrose's impressive debut four-for sets up to West Indies comfortable 47-run victory over Pakistan and take a 1-0 lead in the first ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Gus Logie became the third West Indies batsman to score a century against Pakistan in ODIs after Gordon Greenidge and Richie Richardson.
  • Curtly Ambrose's 4 for 39 was the best bowling figures by an West Indies bowler on debut ODI match, surpassing the previous record of 3 for 27 held by Joel Garner and the joint eighth best bowling figures in ODIs, jointly with Carl Rackemann.

West Indies scored 241-6 in the alloted 46 overs with top scorer by Gus Logie cracked a career-best unbeaten 109 off 119-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred.

Richie Richardson struck 84 off 124-balls including 6-fours, Phil Simmons and Viv Richards each scored 15-runs.

Pakistan best bowler by Imran Khan picked up 3-wickets for 36-runs in 8-overs incuding a maiden and Saleem Jaffar took one-wicket.

Pakistan scored 194-7 in 46 overs with top scorer by Javed Miandad hit 47 off 83-balls including 3-fours & a six.

Ijaz Ahmed cracked a 39 off 46-balls including 4-fours, Saleem Malik scored 20 off 52-balls included 3-fours and Naved Anjum 17 not out.

West Indies best bowler by Debutant Curtly Ambrose - who claimed a 4-wickets for 39-runs on his debut ODI match, Patrick Patterson and Courtney Walsh both took one-wickets.

Gus Logie named Player of the match for his superb batting performance to scored a career-best unbeaten 109-runs knocked off facing 119-balls including 10-fours.



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