WI vs PAK, 2nd Test: 5 big players to watch out for in 2nd Test between West Indies vs Pakistan: After losing the opening Test against West Indies by 1 wicket, Babar Azam’s Pakistan will look to fightback in the second Test at Jamaica. The opening fixture was evenly poised but ended up in favour of West Indies on the final day. Fans will expect another mouth-watering battle between the two teams when they take the field on Friday. West Indies will look to complete a series win against Pakistan after a long gap of 21 years. Here we look at 5 big players to watch out for between West Indies vs Pakistan.
The opening batsman for Pakistan, Abid Ali failed to contribute with the willow for his team in both outings. He was outplayed by Jayden Seales on both occasions and would be eyeing to give his team a solid start, something the visitors had lacked in the first clash. He is a player to watch out for and could be the visitors key in levelling the series after losing the first contest.
The skipper of the Pakistan team, Azam amassed 85 runs across the two innings. Though he lent monumental hands to steady his team on both the occasions after the visitors were off to a poor start, a hundred from his willow would have turned the fortunes for the men in green. As Pakistan would aim to win the upcoming contest, Babar Azam’s willow could roar ferociously. Thus he would be an exciting watch in the upcoming contest.
The pace bowler, Roach lent a crucial contribution with the bat and hit the winning runs to bring the hosts victory in the opening contest. Barring his batting, he was exceptional with the ball and rattled five wickets in the two innings. He outplayed the likes of Imran Butt, Azhar Ali and Babar Azam with his bowling magic. Accounting for his current hot form, he will be an interesting watch in the second Test.
He was the partner in crime with his teammate- Kemar Roach not just by hanging in between to get the win for the hosts but also with the ball. He was exceptional with the ball and jolted the visiting team’s batting lineup. He claimed eight wickets in the match and even managed to take a fifer. His sublime for makes him a player to watch out for in the decider match of the series.
When Windies had Jayden Seales, Pakistan enjoyed the services of Shaheen Afridi. The left-arm pacer claimed eight wickets and clinched a four-fer in both innings. Having been acclimatized to the conditions well now, he can use his tricks to exploit the hosts in the final match of the series. Fans would be excited to watch him in the final match.
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