Pakistan beat West Indies by nine runs in second T20I

Pakistan scored 172-8 in 20 overs after winning the toss, with Mohammad Rizwan (38), Iftikhar Ahmed (32) and Haider Ali (31) amongst the runs.

West Indies was stopped short of the winning target by Shaheen Shah Afridi who finished with 3-26.   -  AP

Pakistan beat West Indies by nine runs in the second Twenty20 international in Karachi on Tuesday, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Pakistan scored 172-8 in 20 overs after winning the toss, with Mohammad Rizwan (38), Iftikhar Ahmed (32) and Haider Ali (31) amongst the runs.

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West Indies rode on a career best 67 by Brenden King while Romario Shepherd hit a 19-ball 35 not out but the tourist was stopped short of the winning target by Shaheen Shah Afridi who finished with 3-26.

Pakistan won the first match by 63 runs. The third and final match is on Thursday, also in Karachi.

Scores:

Pakistan 172-8 in 20 overs; West Indies 163 all out in 20 overs

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