Pakistan aiming for Series win in West Indies

Thu, Apr 20, 2017 02:40 pm Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Pakistan vs West Indies test series 2017
April 20 - Pakistan will take on West Indies in the upcoming three test series starting from Friday (April 21). Pakistan will be aiming to win its first ever Test series in the West Indies. Pakistan team, which has to win the three-Test series starting Friday to stay in fifth position in the ICC Test Team Rankings.

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Pakistan, which attained top ranking after drawing a four-match series 2-2 to England in August last year, has slipped since then, losing six of eight Tests. It defeated the West Indies 2-1 in a home series in the United Arab Emirates but subsequently lost 2-0 to New Zealand and 3-0 to Australia in away series.

Pakistan can at best go to 99 points whereas a 3-0 loss could see it slip to 89 points and seventh position in the 10-team table led by India with 122 points. South Africa and Australia are second and third with 109 and 108 points, respectively.

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Series scenarios:

# Pakistan wins 3-0 - Pakistan 99; West Indies 67

# Pakistan wins 2-0 - Pakistan 98, West Indies 68

# Pakistan wins 1-0 or 2-1 - Pakistan 97, West Indies 70

# West Indies wins 1-0 or 2-1 - Pakistan 92, West Indies 75

# West Indies wins 2-0 - Pakistan 91, West Indies 77

# West Indies wins 3-0 - Pakistan 89, West Indies 78

Latest ICC Test Team Rankings (as on 19 April, before the West Indies-Pakistan series)


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