Cricket

Windies win toss, elect to field against Pakistan

2017-03-30 18:22
West Indies

Port of Spain - West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite won the toss and put Pakistan in to bat in the second of a four-match T20 International series at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad on Thursday.

The West Indies have retained the same eleven that suffered a six-wicket defeat - their fourth consecutive T20 loss to the Pakistanis - in the opening match in Bridgetown.

They are seeking a series-levelling victory ahead of the final two matches at the same venue at the weekend.

Pakistan introduce newcomer Fakhar Zaman Following the outstanding debut performance in Barbados of leg-spinner Shadab Khan, who took the Man of the Match award with figures of three for seven, Pakistan

The 26-year-old left-handed batsman and occasional left-arm spinner is getting his first taste of senior international action at the expense of Mohammad Hafeez.

Teams:

West Indies - Carlos Brathwaite (capt), Evin Lewis, Chadwick Walton, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Kesrick Williams.

Pakistan - Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Ahmed Shehzad, Kamran Akmal, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Sohail Tanvir, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali.

Umpires: Joel Wilson (TRI), Nigel Duguid (GUY)

Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)

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