In what seemed like a one sided match, Pakistan outclassed West Indies in the Quarter Finals of the ongoing ICC world Cup Cricket 2011 by 10 wickets in jam packed Sher-e-Bangla stadium at Dacca, Bangladesh today.
Winning the toss jubilantly, the West Indies captain elected to bat. But his batsmen crumbled one after the other and could not stand on the wicket except Chandepaul who held on till almost the end, but adding no significant runs to the overall score. Although the West Indian stayed for 43.3 overs, they could hardly manage to score a paltry 112 with all batsmen back into the pavilion.
It was a day of the spinners as Afridi himself took four wicket for 30, including two wickets in succession. Other spinner like Hafeez and Ajmal took two wickets each while Umer Gul and Razzaq tok one each.
With a target of 112 to chase, Hafeez and Kamran steadily and easily scored 113 to win the match. Hafeez was unbeaten with 61 and Kamran was inches away from his half century at 47. The match did not take long to last and Pakistan team clinched the victory easily much to the joy of the crowd, waving Pakistani flags.
Today’s victory on the Pakistan Day is a gift that our team gave to the nation to rejoice and added much galore and colour to the ongoing festivities of the Pakistan Day today. Now it is to be seen which team makes it to the semis to play against Pakistan.
Well done greens, we wish you the very best for the semis.