West Indies vs Pakistan 3rd ODI 1988 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs Pakistan 3rd ODI 1988 - Pakistan tour of West Indies 5-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between Pakistan and West Indies at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad in 18th March 1988.

Desmond Haynes' record-breaking 142 and Richie Richardson's superb 78 sets up to West Indies comprehensive 50-run victory over Pakistan, despite a Salim Malik's 55-ball 85 and took an unassailable 3-0 lead to seal the series in a high-scoring game of the third ODI.

Match Stats : 
  • Desmond Haynes' 142 was his third highest score in One-day international and the highest-score by an West Indies batsman against Pakistan in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 110 held by Richie Richardson at Karachi in the last year.
  • Desmond Haynes became the fourth West Indies batsman to score a century against Pakistan in ODIs after Gordon Greenidge, Richie Richardson and Gus Logie.
  • 10 : Desmond Haynes hit the second most centuries for West Indies in One-day international and also the second most hundreds hit in ODIs after Viv Richards' 11-hundreds.
  • Desmond Haynes became the second batsman to scored ten centuries in One-day internationals after Viv Richards' 11-centuries.

West Indies scored 315-4 in the alloted 47 overs with top scorer by Desmond Haynes hit a unbeaten 142 off 132-balls - which was his 10th ODI hundred and his first century against Pakistan in ODIs.

Richie Richardson cracked a 78 off 76-balls including 12-fours, Carl Hooper hit a unbeaten 27 off 15-balls included 3-fours with strike rate of 180 and Gordon Greenidge scored 27 off 37-balls contained 4-fours.

Pakistan best bowler by Imran Khan, Naved Anjum and Saleem Jaffar each took one-wickets.

Pakistan scored 265 for all-out in 43.3 overs with top scorer by Saleem Malik hammered a 85 off 55-balls including 10-fours with strike rate of 154.54.

Ramiz Raja cracked a 47 off 53-balls including 7-fours, Mudassar Nazar scored 33 off 48-balls included 4-fours, Imran Khan scored a run-a-ball 20-runs and Javed Miandad 17.

West Indies best bowler by Patrick Patterson picked up 3-wickets, Curtly Ambrose, Winston Benjamin both took 2-wickets and one for Carl Hooper - Courtney Walsh.

Desmond Haynes named Player of the match for his record-breaking batting performance to scored a unbeaten 142-runs knocked off facing 132-balls including 13-fours and a six with strike rate of 107.57.

* Desmond Haynes showed no appreciation for the generosity of Pakistan captain Imran Khan as he plundered an unbeaten 142 in a record West Indies total of 315 for four which earned them victory by 50 runs in the third One-day international.

* Haynes was 85 when he was given out leg before to left-arm fast bowler Saleem Jaffar by umpire Mohammed Hosein, a schoolteacher standing in his first international.

* As he reluctantly walked out, Haynes protested to Imran Khan he had hit the ball, Imran withdrew his appeal and ushered him back to the wicket.

* Pakistan made a solid reply with Ramiz Raja (43) and Mudassar Nazar (33) put on 70-run partnership in fourteen overs, and Salim Malik kept the match alive with a scintillating 55-ball 85 balls, hitting ten fours. However, Curtly Ambrose came back to dismiss him with a low return catch.

* Carl Hooper caught Imran Khan in the following over, and the next three wickets could manage only 17. A crowd of some 26,000 witnessed 58 fours and two sixes in the exhibition of batting.



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