West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran received the toss and elected to bat amidst a 42-degree Celsius temperature and posted 305 for 8, due to a 134-ball 127 through wicketkeeper and opener Shai Hope. Hope hit 15 fours and a six in his innings. He shared a 154-run partnership for the second one wicket with Shamar Brooks.
Brooks confronted 83 balls all through his innings of 70 runs and hit seven fours. Rovman Powell (32 off 23 balls) and Romario Shepherd (25 off 18 balls) performed a very powerful function within the ultimate overs to take the crew’s ranking previous 300 runs. Haris Rauf was once essentially the most a hit bowler for Pakistan, taking 4 wickets for 77 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi took two wickets for 55 runs. One wicket each and every got here within the account of Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan.