West Indies vs Pakistan 4th ODI 1988 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs Pakistan 4th ODI 1988 - Pakistan tour of West Indies 5-match one-day international series of the 4th ODI match played between Pakistan and West Indies at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad in 20th March 1988.

Top-order batsmens Gordon Greenidge's assault with 51-ball 66, Phil Simmons' 49 and Richie Richardson's superb unbeaten 79 gives West Indies emphatic seven-wicket victory over Pakistan and go up 4-0 lead in a high-scoring game of the fourth ODI.

Pakistan scored 271-6 in the alloted 43 overs with top scorer by Ramiz Raja struck 71 off 72-balls including 10-fours & a six.

Javed Miandad blasted a 59 off 49-balls including 3-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 120.40, Moin-ul-Atiq struck 46 off 56-balls included 4-fours.

Saleem Malik scored 26 off 33-balls including 4-fours, Ijaz Ahmed 19 and Imran Khan 16.

West Indies best bowler by Patrick Patterson picked up 3-wickets, Tony Gray took 2-wickets and one for Winston Benjamin.

West Indies chased 272-3 in 40.1 overs with top scorer by Richie Richardson hit a unbeaten 79 off 87-balls including 6-fours & a six.

Gordon Greenidge hammered a 66 off 51-balls, Phil Simmons scored 49 off 55-balls - who fell one-run short of his half-century - included 4-fours & a six.

Carlisle Best cracked a unbeaten 32 off 31-balls including 2-fours & a six and Gus Logie scored 29 off 26-balls included 2-fours.

Gordon Greenidge named Player of the match for his match-winning assault batting performance to smashed a 66 off 51-balls including 7-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 129.41.

* Gordon Greenidge produced strokes of astonishing power, even by his remarkable standards, as the West Indies completed their fourth consecutive victory over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international.

* After Pakistan had reached their highest One-day total against the West Indies, 271 for six from 43 overs, and set them a daunting 6.3 runs an over to win, Gordon Greenidge launched an immediate assault that completely undermined their spirit.

* He gathered 66 from 51 balls with three massive sixes and seven fours of demoralising force as he and Philip Simmons put on 112 for the first-wicket from 13.3 overs.

* Richie Richardson, somewhat more sedate, then guided West Indies to their victory with seven wickets and 2.5 overs to remaining, finishing 79 not out from 87 balls.



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