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Pakistan beat West Indies to lead series 2-1

Jul 22 2013, 4:31am CDT | by IANS

Beausejour (St.Lucia), July 22 (IANS/CMC) A captain's knock by Misbah Ul-Haq and a fluent half century by Mohammad Hafeez piloted Pakistan to a six-wicket win over the West Indies by the Duckworth Lewis method despite a brilliant unbeaten hundred by man of the match Marlon Samuels.

Beausejour (St.Lucia), July 22 (IANS/CMC) A captain's knock by Misbah Ul-Haq and a fluent half century by Mohammad Hafeez piloted Pakistan to a six-wicket win over the West Indies by the Duckworth...

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Pakistan beat West Indies to lead series 2-1

Jul 22 2013, 4:31am CDT | by IANS

Beausejour (St.Lucia), July 22 (IANS/CMC) A captain's knock by Misbah Ul-Haq and a fluent half century by Mohammad Hafeez piloted Pakistan to a six-wicket win over the West Indies by the Duckworth Lewis method despite a brilliant unbeaten hundred by man of the match Marlon Samuels.

Beausejour (St.Lucia), July 22 (IANS/CMC) A captain's knock by Misbah Ul-Haq and a fluent half century by Mohammad Hafeez piloted Pakistan to a six-wicket win over the West Indies by the Duckworth Lewis method despite a brilliant unbeaten hundred by man of the match Marlon Samuels.

Pakistan have now taken an unassailable 2-1 lead with the final ODI to be played Wednesday, reports CMC.

Hafeez struck 59 with five fours and two sixes off 62 balls Sunday. Misbah was undefeated on 53 with three fours and one six off 43 balls as Pakistan reached a revised target of 189 off 39 overs with six balls to spare here.

Umar Akmal was undefeated on 29 and put on 45 with his captain for an unbroken fifth wicket partnership.

The match started as a 49 over affair and was further reduced when rain intervened for a second time when Pakistan reached 68 for two off 17 overs chasing a target of 262.

When play resumed, the Pakistanis required a further 121 off 14 overs under the Duckworth/Lewis method.

Earlier, Marlon Samuels started cautiously and later blossomed as his innings progressed to stroke a masterful 106 not out to steer the West Indies to a competitive 261 for seven off 49 overs.

The stylish Jamaican struck nine fours and four sixes in 151 minutes off 104 balls. It was his fifth One-day International (ODI) hundred and second against Pakistan.

He featured in a fifth wicket partnership of 95 with in-form Lendl Simmons who hit 46 off 44 balls with five fours and one six.

Samuels was also involved in a 57-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Chris Gayle who contributed 30 batting down the order at number five.

The other major knock in the West Indies innings came from opener Johnson Charles (32 off 48 balls).

Tall Pakistani opening pacer Mohammad Irfan had the best returns with two for 60 from 10 overs, including the wickets of opener Devon Smith and Darren Sammy.

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Pakistan skipper Misbah ul Haq hails 'best ever' win over Australia

Nov 3 2014 6:26am CST | Source: Cricbuzz

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq rates the 2-0 series win over Australia as his country's "best ever" considering his team wer ...
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7 weeks ago

Cricket: Misbah makes history for Pakistan

Nov 2 2014 10:26am CST | Source: ESPN STAR Sports

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq equalled Viv Richards' record for the fastest century in Test cricket as his side set Australia an unlikely 603 to win ...
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Misbah equals Viv Richards' record for fastest Test century

Nov 2 2014 8:48am CST | Source: Cricket

Abu Dhabi, Nov 2: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq Sunday equalled the record for the fastest Test century, achieving the feat off 56 balls on the fourth day of the second cricket Test against Australia here Sunday. ScorecardMisbah enroute to hi ...
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Misbah hits record Test half-century

Nov 2 2014 3:50am CST | Source: BBC Sport

Captain Misbah-ul-Haq scores fastest half-century in Test history against Australia before matching the fastest ton. ...
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Misbah-ul Haq equals record for fastest ever Test century as Pakistan head for rout of Australia

Nov 2 2014 3:46am CST | Source: Telegraph

Pakistan captain reached century from 56 balls to match Viv Richards' feat as his side took total control of the second Test in Abu ...
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7 weeks ago

Misbah-ul-Haq registers fastest fifty in Test cricket

Nov 2 2014 2:49am CST | Source: Cricbuzz

Misbah-ul-Haq did the unthinkable when he blasted a half-century off just 21 balls in the second Test against Pakistan ...
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Pakistan Captain Hits Fastest Test Match Fifty

Nov 2 2014 2:49am CST | Source: crave online

Misbah ul-Haq hits the fastest 50-runs in Test Match history. The post Pakistan Captain Hits Fastest Test Match Fifty appeared first on ...
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Misbah-ul Haq hits fastest ever Test half-century as Pakistan head for rout of Australia

Nov 2 2014 2:47am CST | Source: Telegraph

Pakistan captain reached half-century from just 21 balls as his side took total control of the second Test in Abu Dhabi against hapless Austral ...
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8 weeks ago

Misbah-ul-Haq: It was a much-needed win for Pakistan against Australia

Oct 26 2014 7:35am CDT | Source: Cricbuzz

A clinical performance from Pakistan helped them defeat Australia for the second time in 19 years and Misbah-ul-Haq said the victory was a welcome one for his side, ...
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