Pakistan vs West Indies ODI series is going to be start from April 7th. In this tour, West Indies already lost four matches t20 series by 3-1. Now, West Indies must be looking forward to win the series. On the other hand, Pakistan will try hard to win the ODI series as well, to maintain ranking. First ODI will be played at Providence stadium Guyana, which is the 17th ODI match hosted by this stadium.
As far as stats are so concerned at this ground, here is what we have;
- Chanderpaul, Strauss and Jayasuria are the players to score a single ton over here.
- On the other hand, bowlers (including Afridi, Narine, Nel and Langveldt) took fifer for 4 times.
- Sri Lanka is the only team to cross 300 here.
- Highest score in a match is 303 for the lost of 5 wickets by SriLanka against West Indies.
- Lowest score is 98 runs by West Indies, in reply of Pakistan 224 runs.
- West Indies scored total of 264 runs, which is the highest by hosts.
- Chanderpaul from West Indies is the highest scorer over here with 314 runs in 5 matches.
- Best Bowling in an inning is by Afridi, 7 for 12 vs West Indies.
- Jayasuriya is the highest scorer in a match. He scored 115 runs against West Indies.
Pakistan is going to face West Indies in Providence stadium, Guyana for the 4th time (In ODI). Here at Guyana, Pakistan played their last ODI back in 2013. If we have a glance at the history of matches played between Pakistan and West Indies at Providence, this is what we find;
- 1st match was won by West Indies by 10 wickets.
- 2nd match was won by Pakistan by 126 runs.
- In the 3rd, Australia defeated Pakistan by 37 runs.
Have a look on the performance by Pakistan Cricket team in these 3 matches.
Afridi took 7 wickets in a match, it is the highest from any Pakistani over here. Along with the ball, Afridi is the highest scorer in a match from Pakistan too. He scored 76 runs and due to his performance Pakistan won the match. He was awarded Man of the Match award due to his superb all rounder performance. He is the only Pakistani to be awarded here.
Pakistan failed to score 250 runs here, with highest total of 224 for the lost of 9 wickets. Where as, Pakistan’s lowest score is 139 runs against West Indies in which West Indies scored the target without any fall of wicket and defeated Pakistan by 10 wickets.
From Pakistan, Umar Akmal scored 93 runs in 3 matches. In bowling department, Afridi is dominating with 9 wickets in 3 matches.
Misbah ul Haq and Shahid Afridi hold the record of 6th wicket partnership of 120 runs, this is the last match Pakistan played against the hosts at Guayana.
West Indies played 10 ODI matches over here, in which they won 5 matches. Whereas, Pakistan played 3 ODI matches, in which they were defeated by West Indies 2 times.
If we look at the Pakistan’s squad, only 4 players out of 15 has played here. So, this can be concluded that Pakistan has young guns who have never been played here. Last time, when Pakistan played at Guyana Misbah ul Haq was the captain. Now Sarfaraz Ahmed is appointed as a new captain.
Let’s hope for the best, may the best team win.