West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Jason Mohammed steers host to a thrilling four-wicket win

West Indies successfully chased a target of more than 300 for the first time when Jason Mohammed hit an undefeated 91 in a thrilling four-wicket win over Pakistan in the opening ODI.

AFP April 08, 2017 10:32:10 IST
West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Jason Mohammed steers host to a thrilling four-wicket win

Providence, Guyana: West Indies successfully chased a target of more than 300 for the first time when Jason Mohammed hit an undefeated 91 in a thrilling four-wicket win over Pakistan in the opening ODI.

West Indies vs Pakistan 1st ODI Jason Mohammed steers host to a thrilling fourwicket win

West Indies chased a total in excess of 300 to beat Pakistan in the 1st ODI. AFP

Set 309 to win, West Indies reached the target with one over to spare in the first of a three-game series at the National Stadium in Guyana on Friday.

Mohammed's runs included three sixes and 11 fours and he shared a key, unbeaten stand of 50 for the seventh wicket with Ashley Nurse (34 off 15 balls). Kieran Powell hit 61.

Pakistan had made 308-5 with 36-year-old Mohammad Hafeez top-scoring with 88 and Shoaib Malik (53) and Ahmed Shehzad also contributing half-centuries (67).

West Indies are seeking a clean sweep of the series to move ahead of Pakistan at number eight in the international rankings.

By the cut-off date of 30 September this year, the top eight teams, including hosts England, will automatically qualify for the 2019 World Cup

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