Kraigg Brathwaite and Shane Dowrich struck unbeaten half-centuries to guide West Indies to a first test victory in 14 matches as the Caribbean side beat Pakistan by five wickets on the final morning of the third test in Sharjah on Thursday.
Opener Brathwaite, who carried his bat for an unbeaten 142 in the first innings, and Dowrich each scored 60 in adding 87 for the unbroken sixth wicket after West Indies had been reduced to 67 for five chasing 153 for victory.
The 23-year-old Brathwaite, who was on the field for every minute of the test, was named man of the match.
"It was a privilege (to bat with Dowrich)," Brathwaite told the broadcaster. "The communication was good, we talked with each other, keep rotating the strike and we brought it home.
"This is the best batting match of my career... Obviously I've had a good start (to my career), you know the key is to maintain it," added Brathwaite, who has five hundreds and 12 fifties from 34 tests.
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