The Pakistan Cricket Team is in phenomenon form and they proved their dominance in the Tests in recent days by clinching another series against West Indies. It was Yasir Shah who once again stole the show with his brilliant performance.
Yasir Shah’s spin magic helped Pakistan take an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match test series against the West Indies which is being played at the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The leg-spinner Yasir Shah took 10 wickets in the Second Test which helped Pakistan crush West Indies by 133 runs in Abu Dhabi and was judges as the Man of the Match. The Third and Final test will be played at Sharjah.
West Indies were given a massive target of 456 for a near impossible win but West Indies fought hard like they did in the 1st test and batted for 108 over getting all out for 322 before the tea break.
The Hero of the match Yasir Shah picked his second ten-wicket haul in Test match, in the first innings he finished with 4/86 and took 6/124 to pick a total of 10 wickets in the match. Shah also stopped Jermaine Blackwood for 95 runs before lunch who was looking solid for his 2nd Test Century.
Summary of 2nd Test:
After winning the toss, Misbah-ul-Haq skipper of Pakistan didn’t hesitate to bat first. But the starting wasn’t good for Pakistan as the opener Azhar Ali who had scored a triple century in the first match fell for 0 but incredible innings from two senior players helped them to reach 452. Younis Khan scored 127 and Misbah-ul-Haq scored 96.Young Sarfaraz Ahmed also impressed as he scored an unbeaten 56. The standout bowler for West Indies was Shannon Gabriel who struck 5 wickets.
The West Indian Team again disappointed and were able to score only 224, no batsman from West Indies could score even a half-century and Darren Bravo scored highest runs for West Indies hitting 43 runs. Yasir Shah once again showed his magic taking 4 wickets for Pakistan.
Pakistani Batsmen impressed in the 2nd innings scoring 227/2 (Dec) with Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq scoring half-centuries. Pakistan declared their innings, setting a target of huge 456 for West Indies, the target was impossible to reach but the West Indians tried to their best and survived for 108 overs before falling for 322 runs and losing by 133 runs. The 2nd Innings of West Indies was devastated by Yasir Shah who took 6 wickets and taking his wicket tally to 10 in the match.