ICC World Cup Super League, Pakistan came close to third-ranked England
Man in Green scored 90 points, 5 points behind England, consolidating the fourth position In the third ODI played at Multan Cricket Stadium, Pakistan cricket team defeated West Indies by 53 runs and secured the fourth position in the ICC ODI World Cup Super League points table.
Manchester United are 10 points behind third-placed England, five points behind. Pakistan was 11th before the start of the series. And has jumped 7 places after white washing the West Indies in the three-match series.
The third ODI between the two sides was thrilling. And Pakistan’s white ball vice-captain Shadab Khan. Snatched the game from the opponent. With both bat and ball. Shadab Khan saved Pakistan from a precarious position as he was batting first and struggling at 117/5.
The 23-year-old took charge and scored 86 off 78 balls to take Pakistan to 269/9. West Indies with Muhammad Wasim Jr. looked unaware in front of Pakistan’s very changed bowling unit. Debutant Shah nawaz Dahani provided early success.
A half-century from Akil Hussain gave some hope to the Caribbean team but this time it was Shadab’s turn to make a fuss with the ball.
Shadab was declare the best player of the match for his excellent all-round performance. While opener Imam-ul-Haq was declared the best player. Of the series for scoring three consecutive half-centuries in the series.
Pakistan has three series to play in the World Cup Super League. The next series of the national team will be against the Netherlands in August.