March 27 (CRICKETNMORE) - Pakistan beat West Indies by six wickets in the first Twenty20 International of the four-match series at Kensington Oval on Sunday.
West Indies, put in to bat, struggled throughout their innings and managed to post a very modest total of 111/8. Captain Carlos Brathwaite remained the top socrer for his team with an unbeaten 34. For Pakistan, 18-year-old debutant leg-spinner Shadab Khan took three wickets for seven runs off his four overs.
Pakistan achieved the target in 18th over with six wickets remaining. Shoaib Malik scored an unbeaten 38 for his team which includes one six and three fours.
West Indies - 111/8 in 20 overs (Carlos Brathwaite 34*; Shadab Khan 3-7)
Pakistan - 115/4 in 17.1 overs (Shoaib Malik 38*, Babar Azam 29; Jason Holder 2-27)
The second match of the series is in Trinidad on Thursday.