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Victory in 4th T20: Pakistan clinches series against West Indies

Pakistan defeating West Indies by 7 wickets in 4th T20 grabbed the 4 Match series by 3-1.

Facing a modest target of 125, the opener stroked his way to 53, ensuring there were to be no alarms as the visitors rebounded from a heavy defeat suffered the day before which gave the West Indies hope of squaring the series.

Shehzad put on 70 for the second wicket with Babar Azam (38) to eliminate any prospect of the home side pulling off the upset. However, both fell to the pace of Kesrick Williams with victory in sight and it was left to the experienced pair of Shoaib Malik and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed to formalise the result with an over to spare.

Earlier, West Indies has set target of 125 runs for Pakistan to win in fourth T20 match, while Pakistan won toss and invited West Indies to bat first.There was no change in host team, while Pakistan added Roman Raees in place of Sohail Tanveer.West Indies scored 124/8 runs in set 20 overs. His only three batsmen could enter in double figure.

Walton scored 40 runs on 31 balls with the help of four 6s and two 4s. Marlin Samuells scored 22 runs. Captain Brath remained not out at 37 runs on 24 balls. West Indian batsmen took nine 6s and five 4s, six wickets fell on 13 runs in middle order. Hassan Ali took two players out giving 12 runs and Shadab Khan took to wickets giving 16 runs. Wahab Riaz, Roman Raees and Emad Waseem took one wicket each.