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Pakistan beat West Indies in penultimate over


Pakistan beat West Indies in penultimate over

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ROSEAU – Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq will retire on a winning note after Pakistan clinched their first ever series win in the Caribbean when they beat West Indies in a thrilling finish to the third cricket Test in Dominica on Sunday.

A valiant unbeaten century by Roston Chase almost staved off defeat for West Indies, who were all out for 202 in their second innings with only one over remaining at Windsor Park in Roseau.

Chase and the West Indies tail made the Pakistan bowlers sweat, after the visitors took the new ball with 17 overs remaining.

But number 11 Shannon Gabriel was bowled by leg-spinner Yasir Shah on the final ball of the penultimate over.

Had Gabriel survived that ball, Chase would have had strike for the final over. He ended on 101 not out.

Pakistan won the match by 101 runs to win the series 2-1. (Reuters)

Summarised scores:

Pakistan 376 (Azhar Ali 127, Misbah-ul-Haq 59, Babar Azam 55, Sarfraz Ahmed 51; Roston Chase 4-103, Jason Holder 3-71, Devendra Bishoo 2-61) and 174 for eight declared (Yasir Shah 38 not out, Younis Khan 35, Mohammad Amir 27, Shan Masood 21; Alzarri Joseph 3-53, Shannon Gabriel 2-24, Devendra Bishoo 2-54). West Indies 247 (Roston Chase 69, Kieran Powell 31, Jason Holder 30 not out, Kraigg Brathwaite 29, Shai Hope 29; Mohammad Abbas 5-46, Yasir Shah 3-126) and 202 (Roston Chase 101 not out, Shimron Hetmyer 25, Jason Holder 22; Yasir Shah 5-92, Hasan Ali 3-33). Pakistan win by 101 runs.