Pakistan suffered their second consecutive loss as they were handed a crushing 150-run defeat by the West Indies who rode on Andre Russell’s all-round show in a completely one-sided cricket World Cup match here on Saturday.
Russell smashed 42 runs of just 13 balls at the fag end of West Indies innings, hitting three fours and four sixes, after half centuries from Denesh Ramdin (51) and Lendl Simmons (50) to help his side score a challenging 310 for 6 after being put into bat. He then grabbed three wickets for 33 runs as the West Indies bundled Pakistan out for 160 in 39 overs to post a massive win at the Hagley Oval.
Pakistan’s fielders put down four catches while their bowlers, except Mohammad Irfan (1/44) and Shahid Afridi (0/48), bled runs at nearly seven an over before their batsmen produced the worst ever start to fold up for 160.
After India defeated Pakistan in 4th match of Cricket World Cup 2015 played on 15 February in Adelaide, today Pakistan was won by West Indies in the 10th match of Cricket World Cup 2015.
This was the 2nd match Pakistan played in Cricket Word Cup 2015 with losing both. In today match West Indies bat 1st making 310 scores with six players out in 50 overs, putting a target of 311 runs for Pakistan to win.
West Indies: 310-6 (Denesh Ramdin 51, Lendl Simmons 50 not out, Darren Bravo 49 ret. hurt; Haris Sohail, 2-62) def. Pakistan 160 all out in 39 overs (Umar Akmal 59, Sohaib Maqsood 50; Jerome Taylor 3-15, Andre Russell 3-33, Sulieman Benn 2-39) by 150 runs.