Green shirts aim to bounce back after 2-1 T20 series loss against England

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With a 2-1 T20 series defeat on the back against England, Pakistan will face West Indies, the supremely talented T20 team in the first T20 on Wednesday at Kensington Oval in Barbados.  

Five matches series reduced to four matches after Covid-19 cases reported in Australia Vs WI ODI series.


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Head-to-head series record

Pakistan and West Indies are unexpected teams in T20 format. So far, both the teams have played five bilateral T20 series in different venues. Out of five T20 series, Pakistan succeeded in winning 4 series while West Indies won only one series.

In the 2018 bilateral series, Pakistan had white-washed the tourists at the National Stadium Karachi. As tourists in the 2017 bilateral series, Pakistan defeated the host by 3-1.

Head-to-head matches’ record

Pakistan has faced West Indies in 14 T20 international matches both in bilateral series and world cup competitions. Out of 14 T20 matches, Pakistan succeeded in winning 11 matches while West Indies won three matches. Further, both teams have played seven matches in West Indies in which Pakistan won five matches.  

 

Teams (probable):

WEST INDIES: Kieron Pollard (captain), Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Hayden Walsh, Fidel Edwards

PAKISTAN: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (wicket-keeper), Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain.

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