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Pakistan vs West Indies- World Cup Records

 Pakistan vs West Indies

  • The two teams have played 8 world cup matches against each other. Six matches were won by West Indies while two were won by Pakistan
  • Both teams met in the semi-finals of 1979 and 1983 ICC Cricket World Cup, both matches were won by West Indies.
  • Rameez Raja from Pakistan and Richie Richardson from West Indies have scored a century in world cup matches between these two countries.
  • Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar and Abdur Razzaq took crucial 5 wickets of West Indies cricket team in the 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup match enabling Pakistan to win the match by 27 runs.
  • In the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup group match, Pakistan was bowled out on 187 runs when they were chasing West Indies’s 241. Dwayne Smith and Dwayne Bravo took 3 wickets apiece.
  • The two teams last met in 2009 ICC Champions Trophy, the match was won by Pakistan by 5 wickets.
  • Chris Gayle, Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Hafeez, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Umar Gul and Younis Khan are the only veteran players from 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • Pakistan cricket team didn’t play any match against West Indies cricket team in the 1996 and 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • In the cricket world cup 2011, Pakistan beat West Indies convincingly with 10 wickets to reach its 5th Cricket ODI World Cup semi final.  In this match, Pakistan defeated West Indies with a margin of 10 wickets. West Indies batted first. They were unable to put up a fighting total. Shahid Afridi was deadly with his accuracy in this match and he did not let West Indies score well. In response, Pakistani batting line up proved too good for West Indies. The opener chased down the small total that was put on board by West Indies cricket team. Pakistan defeat West Indies by a huge margin of ten wickets. This is one of the biggest defeats ever for West Indies in cricket world cup tournament.
  • In 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, Pakistan was humiliated by West Indies when the West Indian cricket team scored 300 plus runs and Pakistan lost its first four wickets just on the score of one. Pakistan lost the match. 

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