West Indies women cricket team
West Indies have already clinched the series with a match remaining (AFP Photo)

West Indies women clinched the ongoing three-match series against Pakistan with a thrilling Super Over win in the 2nd T20I at the Southend Club Cricket Stadium in Karachi on Friday.

Deandra Dottin struggled to get going during WI innings but came into her own when she walked out to bat in the Super Over. She began the over with by clattering a four off the first delivery and then belting two consecutive sixes to take 19 runs from the over.

Shakera Selman needed just three deliveries to seal the tie in her team’s favour as she bowled Aliya Riaz with off the first delivery and a ball later, accounted for Nida Dar as Pakistan managed just one for the loss of two wickets. West Indies won by 17 runs to make it 2-0.

Earlier, Pakistan posted a decent 132/4 despite a forgettable start that saw them losing opener Omaima Sohail was out for a four-ball duck in the very first over.

Handy knocks from captain Bismah Maroof (31 off 34), Javeria Khan (26), Nida Dar (25*) and an unbeaten cameo from Aliya Riaz (23 off 13) took them to a fighting total. Dottin was the pick of the bowlers with 2/26 from four overs.

WI started on a solid footing with the openers adding 30 runs. At 84/1 in 14.2 overs, it was theirs match to lose.

Shemaine Campbelle was at the centre of the WI’s hunt but Pakistan pulled things back in the final three overs.

The tourists needed 21 runs to win off 18 deliveries with seven wickets remaining when and Aiman Anwer bowled brilliantly to take a wicket each and allow a combined eight runs from 12 deliveries. Anwer dismissed Campbelle who top-scored with 41 off 44.

With 13 needed from six deliveries, Chinelle Henry gave the hosts a mighty scare hitting a four to start the over as WI wiped off nine runs off the first three balls. However, Nashra Sandhu had Merissa Aguilleira stumped off the fourth delivery and allowed three runs off the remaining two to push the contest into Super Over with WI finishing at 132/6 in 20 overs.