World Cup quarterfinal between Pakistan and West Indies

March 21, 2011 10:36 pm0 commentsViews: 3


Facts and figures about the planet Cup quarterfinal between Pakistan and West Indies (0830 GMT) at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka on Wednesday.

Head-to-head record: West Indies lead 64-48

In World Cups: West Indies lead 6-2
In the sub-continent: West Indies lead 16-12

West Indies have lost 5 of their last six matches to Pakistan and have won solely 3 of their last sixteen matches since 2005.

Pakistan have qualified high of cluster A, beating holders Australia however losing to New Zealand.

Pakistan’s batting are going to be a supply of concern. Their highest gap partnership has been twenty eight, and that they have had the weakest gap try among all the qualifiers. They and Australia are the sole groups within the tournament while not a centurion.

Their bowling is another story with captain Shahid Afridi (17 wickets and an economy rate of three.54) leading from the front. Umar Gul (13 wickets/4.17) has additionally been outstanding

West Indies (LLWWWL) finished bottom of cluster B and haven’t crushed a Test-playing nation excluding Bangladesh for nearly twenty one months.

Devon Smith (293 runs) heads the batsmen whereas Kieron Pollard has the best strike rate (158.4) among batsmen who have scored a minimum of one hundred runs throughout the tournament.

Kemar Roach (13 wickets/3.88) and Sulieman Benn (12 wickets/4.97) are the leading bowlers.

Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium favours groups batting second (18-28 in favour of chasing) with a amount from January 2009 to March 2010 when seventeen consecutive matches were won by the team chasing.

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