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West Indies win by 37 runs

W Indies vs Pakistan

Sunil Narine takes four wickets as West Indies beat Pakistan in Guyana

West Indies batsman Darren Bravo sweeps Pakistan bowler Saeed Ajmal the during the second One-Day International in Guyana

West Indies levelled the one-day series against Pakistan with a 37-run victory in the second match at Providence Stadium in Guyana.

Darren Bravo made a patient 54 but the hosts were indebted to skipper Dwayne Bravo (43 not out) and Kieron Pollard (30) for getting them up to 232-8, a total Pakistan never threatened as they were bowled out for 195.

Nasir Jamshed and Umar Akmal made contrasting half-centuries for the tourists, who had won the first ODI at the same venue thanks to a stunning all-round performance from Shahid Afridi that saw him hit 76 and then take 7-12.

Although the all-rounder was again amongst the wickets, picking up 2-29 from his 10 overs, he could only muster three with the bat in a lacklustre run chase.

Jamshed dropped anchor in making 54 from 93 deliveries and there were plenty of other contributions as all the top six made it into double figures.

Tail folded

However, they never managed to break free against some controlled West Indian bowling before the tail folded quickly against Sunil Narine.

The spinner claimed three late wickets - including the prized scalp of Afridi - to finish with figures of 4-26, leaving Akmal to fight a lone hand in the face of an ever-rising run-rate.

He reached his 50 with a six over mid-wicket before perishing to the very next ball; Dwayne Bravo (2-9) then immediately dismissed Asad Ali to end the match with 13 deliveries still remaining.

West Indies had hardly found it easy going during their innings earlier in the day, particularly after they were rocked by the loss of Chris Gayle to the sixth ball of the match.

Johnson Charles (31) and Darren Bravo put on a second-wicket stand worth 79 before the former was stumped by Akmal to become Afridi's first victim.

Saeed Ajmal also caused problems for West Indies, dismissing Darren Bravo and Marlon Samuels (21) as the home team lurched to 150-5 in the 39th over.

Yet Dwayne Bravo and Pollard - who belted two fours and a six before being bowled by Asad - shifted the momentum of the match, adding 70 in 58 deliveries to carry their team to a competitive score on a slow pitch.

Match Details

Date
16th Jul 2013
Toss
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl.
Venue
Providence Stadium
Umpires
N J Llong, P J Nero
TV Umpire
P R Reiffel
Match Referee
D C Boon
Reserve Umpire
J S Wilson

pakistan BATTING CARD

Batsman R
N. Jamshed c Roach b Pollard 54
A. Shehzad c Charles b Roach 19
M. Hafeez c Simmons b Narine 20
M.K. Niazi b Sammy 17
A. Shafiq c Holder b Samuels 10
S.S.M.K. Afridi s Charles b Narine 5
W. Riaz b Narine 3
S. Ajmal c Sammy b Narine 1
A. Ali c Pollard b Bravo 2
Extras 11w, 3lb 14
Total All Out, 47.5 Overs 195
Full Batting Card

w indies BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
K.A.J. Roach 6 4 14 1
J.O. Holder 7 2 30 0
S.P. Narine 10 1 26 4
D.J.G. Sammy 10 0 46 1
M.N. Samuels 7 0 32 1
K.A. Pollard 6 0 35 1
D.J. Bravo 1.5 0 9 2
Full Bowling Card