West Indies vs Pakistan
West Indies vs Pakistan. Image Credits: Twitter

West Indian have taken 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series after winning the first Test by 1 wicket against Pakistan at Sabina Park Stadium. The second Test match will be played at the same venue from 20th t0 24th August 2021.

On the fourth day of the Test, West Indies needed 168 runs to win the first Test. Shaheen Shah Afridi sent back the top three players inside the first 8 overs to West Indies reeling at 16 for 3. However, Roston Chase and J Blackwood then joined hands to lead the West Indies recovery. The duo added 68 runs for the fourth wicket to escape a collapse.

While Roston Chase made 22 of 56, Blackwood went on score a half-century. However, Pakistan bowlers kept taking wickets to have an upper hand in the game. Joshua de Silva, the last recognizable batsman for West Indies got out in the fiftieth over as West Indies had lost 8 wickets for 142.

West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Test
West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Test (Image Credit: Twitter)

What followed was a gritty knock from Kemar Roach, who held his nerves alongside Jayden Seales to help West Indies win the game in the end by just one wicket. Roach scored an unbeaten 30 off 52 balls, while Seales stayed unbeaten at 2 for 13. Earlier, Pakistan scored 217 in the first innings, and in reply, West Indies, notched 253, thanks to a brilliant 97-run knock from K Brathwaite.

In Pakistan’s second innings, Babar Azam scored a half-century as they could manage 203, giving a 168-run target to the hosts to chase.

West Indies vs Pakistan 2021, 2nd Test Prediction

West Indies vs Pakistan 2021, 2nd Test Prediction

Teams’ Head-to-Head Records

Overall
Team Played Won Tied (W/L) No Result
WI 53 25 14 0
PAK 5 2 0 (0/0) 0

Venue records (Records Sabina Park Stadium, Kindston, Jamaica)

Average 1st Inns scores: 320

Average 2nd Inns scores:     338

Average 3rd Inns scores: 239

Average 4th Inns scores: 147

Highest total recorded: 849/10 (258.2 Ov) by ENG vs WI

Lowest total recorded: 47/10 (25.3 Ov) by WI vs ENG

Pakistan vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Head to Head Records:

Stats Matches  WI Won PAK Won Tied No Result
Overall 53 18 20 15 0
At Sabina Park, Jamaica 5 3 2
In the last 5 matches 5 3 2

 

(Players’ form)

West Indies:

Kraigg Brathwaite
Kraigg Brathwaite (Image Credit: Twitter)

Batting:

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Average Strike Rate 100s/50s
Kraigg Braithwaite 1 99 49.5 41.6 0/1
Jermaine Blackwood 1 77 38.5 58.33 0/1
Jason Holder 1 74 37 49.66 0/1

 

Who will score the most runs in the second Test: Kraigg Brathwaite, J Blackwood, J Holder

Bowling:

Jayden Seales
Jayden Seales picks 5/55 against Pakistan in the second innings of the first Test at Sabin Park in Jamaica. Credits: West Indies cricket
Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Average 4wk/5wk
Jayden Seales 1 8 15.62 0/1
Kemar Roach 1 5 15.4 #####
Jason Holder 1 4 15.5 0/0

 

Who will pick the most wickets in the second Test: Jayden Seales, Kemar Roach, Jason Holder

Pakistan:

Batting:

  Matches (Innings) Runs Strike Rate 100s/50s
Babar Azam 1 85 42.5 0/1
Faheem Ashraf 1 64 32 0/0
Fawad Alam 1 56 28 0/1

 

Who will score the most runs for Pakistan in the second Test: Babar Azam, M Rizwan, Azhar Ali

Bowling:

Matches (Innings) Wickets Average 4wk/5wk
Shaheen Afridi 1 8 13.62 0/2
Hasan Ali 1 4 22.75 #####
M Abbas 1 3 22.33 0/0

Who will pick the most wickets for Pakistan in the second Test:  Shaheen Shah Afridi, M Abbas, or Hasan Ali 

Toss Prediction for the second Test

West Indies will win the toss and choose to bat first

Who will be the winner of the second Test 

West Indies have the momentum after winning the first Test by one wicket. Also, favorable conditions are likely to benefit them. The Men from the Caribbean are likely to win the match and thereby series the series 2-0.