Babar Azam scored his first T20I hundred © AFP
Babar Azam smashed 97 off 58 © AFP

Pakistan recorded their highest T20I score (205 for 3) in the second T20I, against West IndiesBabar Azam slammed his highest T20I score, missing his maiden ton by only 3 runs. He remained unbeaten on 97 from 58 balls with 13 fours and a six; going for a big heave off the last ball, Babar managed only a single. Before this match Babar’s highest score was 86. Babar was well supported by Hussain Talat, who scored 63 off 41 balls. They stitched a partnership of 119 for the second wicket. Shoaib Malik who was in good touch the last match, smashed 17 not out off 7 balls.

West Indies will again be disappointed with their fielding and bowling effort. Every bowler had an economy over 8. Samuel Badree, the most economical bowler of the lot, also went for 26 from 3 overs. Rayad Emrit, Kesrick Williams, and debutant Odean Smith got the 3 wickets.

Brief Scores:

Pakistan 205 for 3 in 20 overs [Babar Azam 97*(58), Hussain Talat 63(41); Odean Smith 4-0-40-1] vs West Indies.