Watch: Shaheen Afridi Sets Up Shai Hope Perfectly In Brilliant First Over. PAK vs WI: In the first over of West Indies’ chase, Shaheen Afridi dismissed Shai Hope.
Shaheen Shah Afridi has made a habit of providing Pakistan with early breakthroughs, particularly in limited-overs formats. In the second One-Day International against the West Indies, the left-arm pacer struck in the first over of the visitors’ chase, also dismissing the in-form Shai Hope for four runs. Hope, who score a brilliant century in the first ODI, bowled five in-swingers in a row by Shaheen, and the opener even flicked one away for a boundary. The pacer then moved the final delivery away from Hope, and the opener was caught at the crease with no foot movement and could only give the cover fielder a simple catch.
Watch how Shaheen Afridi planned Shai Hope’s demise in the second ODI.
Moreover, The early wicket helped Pakistan to a 120-run win, giving them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.
Mohammad Nawaz, the West Indies’ spinner, was the star with the ball, with figures of 4/19.
As the West Indies were bowled out for 155 in 32.2 overs, he took the wickets of Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, Rovman Powell, and Nicholas Pooran.
Earlier, Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq half-centuries helped Pakistan post a total of 275/8 after opting to bat.
Babar hit 77 runs and Imam scored 72 in a 120-run stand.
Shaheen also contributed with the bat, hitting 15 off just 6 deliveries and smashing three boundaries in Pakistan’s final over to help them finish strongly.