Pakistan beat West Indies by 109 runs on the final day of the the rain affected two-match Test series in Jamaica last week.
Pakistan won the match despite losing two and a half days due to rain. Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi wrecked the West Indies first innings, taking 6 for 51 and four for 43 in the second innings making it a total of 10 wickets for 94 runs. His career best 18 wickets in the series at an average of 11.28.
The Pakistani fast took a career best of 6-51 in the first innings and four other wickets.
After losing four wickets in the first session the West Indies had all given up the chase for 309 and set itself a the equally difficult task of batting through the final day when a drizzle began to fall just before tea. At that point West Indies were 159 for seven and more thar 40 overs left in the day’s play and the possibility of bad light saving the West Indies.
When play resumed Afridi claimed the two of the three wickets Pakistan needed in the final session to level the series after the West Indies won the tense first Test by one wicket.
West Indies captain Kraigg Braithwaite won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat. At one stage West Indies had Pakistan reeling at three wickets for two runs but a fourth wicket stand between captain Barbara Azam (75) Fawd Allam (124 not out) on the third day placed Pakistan in a strong position in the severely-rain affected match. Pakistan declared their first innings at 302-9 giving West Indies 302 for victory but before close of play West Indies had lost three wickets in 18 overs before close of play on the penultimate day.
Final scores: Pakistan 212-4 and 176 for 6 declared. West Indies 150 all out and 219.