5th ODI: Misbah helps Pakistan seal series vs West Indies

Chasing West Indies' 242, Misbah-ul-Haq hit 63 as his team went past the finish line with just a solitary delivery left.

updated: July 25, 2013 09:19 IST
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Gros Islet, St Lucia: Pakistan scrambled a four-wicket victory off the penultimate ball in the fifth and final one-day international against the West Indies at the Beausejour Stadium on Wednesday.


Replying to the hosts' total of 242 for seven, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq's innings of 63 again piloted the visitors to their target although they made heavy weather of it at the end, Kieron Pollard missing the stumps at the non-striker's end and Saeed Ajmal dashing home for the winning run to the relief of his teammates.

Pakistan take the five-match series 3-1 with one tied and now both teams shift focus to the two Twenty20 internationals to be played on Saturday and Sunday in St Vincent

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