MENAFN – (MENAFN – Kashmir Observer) LONDON — Chris Gayle, set to retire at the end of the tournament, then led the West Indies reply with 50 off 34 balls as the two-times champions reached 108-3 off just 13.4 overs.

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  • (MENAFN – Kashmir Observer) LONDON — Chris Gayle, set to retire at the end of the tournament, then led the West Indies reply with 50 off 34 balls as the two-times champions reached 108-3 off just 13.4 overs.
  • Having won the toss and elected to field, West Indies made full use of overcast conditions as Thomas took four wickets for 27 runs, while captain Jason Holder (3-42) and the returning Andre Russell (2-4) completed the demolition job.
  • Pakistan’s batsmen have struggled with short deliveries and West Indies’ plan to pepper them with bouncers soon paid off.
  • Opener ImamHaq was caught behind down the leg side off fast bowler Sheldon Cottrel before Russell hit Fakhar Zaman on the helmet and the ball ricocheted onto the stumps.
  • Pakistan next face hosts England on Monday, while the West Indies take on defending champions Australia three days


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