Pakistan cricket team is going to face West Indies in the last One Day International (ODI) of the series. The 5th ODI will be played on 24th July,2013 at Gros Islet. You can catch the live match score, match result and other updates through our website. The match will start at (09:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 18:00 PKT) and PTV Sports, ESPN, TenSports and Sky Sports HD will broadcast the live match on your Television screens.
This match will decide the winner of this series. West Indies cannot win this series due to a tie in the 3rd match but they can also tie the series by winning this match which will give them a little satisfaction. On the other hand Pakistan has to win this match in order the claim the trophy of the series. It is going to be a very crucial match between the two teams so don’t miss the chance to catch the live updates and match result.
In this series till now Pakistan has won 2 matches, West Indies has won 1 match and 1 match had resulted as a tie between the two teams. In the last 4th ODI of the series Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to field first. The West Indies totally dominated the Pakistani bowlers in the whole game especially Marlon Samuels who scored 106 runs in 104 balls which is the first century by any player in the whole series. Chris Gayle came down in the batting order in this match but still managed to score only 30 runs. Simons also played a very good knock of 46 runs from 44 balls. The West Indies innings ended at 261 runs in 49 overs at the loss of 7 wickets.
Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Umar Akmal(w), Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Asad Shafiq, Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Wahab Riaz, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Asad Ali, Umar Amin, Mohammad Rizwan, Abdur Rehman, Haris Sohail
West Indies : Dwayne Bravo(c), Johnson Charles(w), Tino Best, Darren Bravo, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder,Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Kemar Roach, Darren Sammy, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Devon Smith.
Pakistani opening batsman’s were again not able to stay on the wickets for a longer time. Muhammad Hafeez came out to the middle and started to stabilize the Pakistani innings. The match had to stop for almost an hour due to rain in 17th over. When the game resumed the number of overs and runs to achieve were decreased according to Duckworth–Lewis method. Now Pakistan had to achieve 189 runs in 31 overs. It looked difficult but Pakistan was able to beat West Indies by 6 wickets and 6 balls to to be balled yet. This victory was the result of some very impressive innings by Muhammad Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq and Umer Akmal who scored 59, 53 and 29 runs respectively. Pak vs WI 5th ODI match teams squads updates, results and full scorecard will also be posted so stay connected and keep visiting.