First ever T20 between Pakistan, WI


STATS CORNER – The first-ever twenty20 match between West Indies and Pakistan will be played at Beausejour Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, St Lucia, on Thursday (April 21).
Pakistan have won 27, lost 17 and tied one in 45 matches played so far while West Indies have won 11, lost 15 and tied two in 28 T20 matches they played. Though Pakistan and the West Indies never faced each other in T20 matches but Pakistan have played six Twenty-20 matches in West Indies. They have won two and lost four matches.
West Indies, on the other hand, have won six and lost five in 11 T20 matches at home.
Pakistan have won two and lost two in four matches played at this ground. West Indies have lost the only match played at this venue. Highest innings totals:
Australia’s 197 for seven in 19.5 overs against Pakistan on May 14, 2010 is the highest total at this ground. In the same match, Pakistan, batting first, scored 191 for six in 20 overs which is Pakistan’s highest score and the second highest at this venue.
Lowest innings totals:
West Indies were bowled out for 105 in 19 overs against Australia on May 11,2010 which is the lowest ever total at this ground. Pakistan’s lowest at this ground is 148 for seven in 20 overs against South Africa on May 10,2010.
Highest individual scores:
Suresh Raina is the only batsman to score a century at this ground. The Indian middle order batsman made 101 off 60 balls with nine fours and five sixes against South Africa on May 2, 2010. Kamran Akmal’s 73 against Bangladesh on May 1, 2010, is the highest score by a Pakistani batsman here.
Best bowling performance:
The record of best bowling performance at this ground is by South Africa’s Charl Langeveldt who claimed four wickets for 19 runs against Pakistan on May 10, 2010. In the same match, Saeed Ajmal claimed four wickets for 26 runs which is best bowling for Pakistan here.
Performance in T20 cricket:
Team P W L T N/R Win%
Pakistan 45 27 17 1 – 61.11
Windies 28 11 15 2 – 42.85
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