Jason Holder (L) takes the catch off Akeal Hosein of West Indies to dismiss Moises Henriques (C) during the 2nd ODI between match at Kensington Oval, Barbados, on Saturday. AFP
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Pooran was dropped twice, on 26 by Moises Henriques and 49 by Matthew Wade as Australia missed fielding helped the home side to an important win.
The visitors won the first game of the ODI series by 133 runs and the third match will be played on Monday at the same stadium.
Pooran said during the ceremony, for me, it’s just about building a partnership, fighting and finding a way with Jason. We know at night at Kensington it’s a bit tricky. You can’t really drive the ball properly so you just have to find a way and fight, fight, he added.
Earlier, Aussie were also in deep trouble before its ailing innings was revived by the lower order batsmen. At 45-6, Australia were staring at its lowest total in any ODI matach: it was all out for 70 against England in 1977 and for the same total against New Zealand in 1986.
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam’s stunning knock of 158 was in vain as England’s second string side completed a record run (332) chase at Edgbaston to win by three wickets and clinch the three-match One-day International series 3-0.
The 3-0 clean-sweep lifted Pakistan to 90 points, fourth in the 13-team ODI League table while the West Indies are fifth with 80.
The Australian squad is understrength after Test captain Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood as well as opening batter David Warner are being rested after Australia’s 1-0 victory in the Test series in Pakistan. Glenn Maxwell will miss out after getting married last week...
In a remarkable display of skill and determination, Faisal completed the fastest dive using an underwater wheelchair, clocking an astonishing time of 37 minutes and securing yet another spot in the sporting records.
"Test cricket throws different kinds of challenges, different kinds of pressures," Rohit told reporters. "But the way they have dealt with the pressures throughout the series has been superb."
Babar smashed 111 not out off 63 balls with 14 fours and two sixes and anchored Peshawar to 201-5. Yaqoob left Islamabad shell-shocked after taking four wickets in the penultimate over that included the key wicket of Munro.