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West Indies beat Pakistan by 16 runs

August 22, 2012

-Photo courtesy: ICC

KARACHI: West Indies beat Pakistan by 16 runs in a Super League playoff of the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Wednesday in Townsville, Australia.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first and started off with a brilliant opening spell with Mir Hamza dismissing Sunil Ambris (1), John Campbell (13) and Anothiny Alleyane (1).

West Indies were 182 all out in 49 overs as Usman Qadir also took 2-22 in 10 overs. It should have been an easy target to meet for Pakistan but West Indies took a few early wickets which derailed Pakistan.

Captain Babar Azam ad Umar Waheed scored 38 and 31 respectively for a partnership of 51 runs and Mohammad Nawaz and Qadir took Pakistan to 133-5. Kyle Myers took the winning wicket for West Indies as Pakistan only managed to make 166 runs in 48.3 overs.

Pakistan will now play Bangladesh for seventh place on Friday. In the other's match, Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 109 runs and will play Afghanisan on Friday.