West Indies won the Second ODI at Providence in Guyana by 37 runs to level the 5-match Series 1-1. A timid batting approach from the Pakistani top order saw the visitors to fail chasing a modest target of 233.
76 off 55 balls and 7 for 12 – this has been the kind of explosive performance Pakistan and world cricket in general have been expecting of Shahid Afridi all his career. But, various hits and numerous mishits later, it never came
Shahid Afridi made a dream comeback in the Pakistani team smashing a 55-ball 76 and then recording the second best bowling figures ever in ODI history – 7 for 12! Hosts West Indies were at the receiving end to this brilliant all-round show from Lala to lose the opening ODI against Pakistan at the Providence Stadium by 126 runs.
Pakistan Cricket Board today announced their squads for T20Is and ODIs to be played in the West Indies this month. Veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi and busy middle order batsman Umar Akmal have been recalled to the Pakistani team.