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Babar Azam stars in Pakistan's ODI series win over West Indies

October 03, 2016 08:39 IST

Babar Azam

IMAGE: Babar Azam of Pakisatn celebrates after reaching his century during the second ODI against West Indies at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images.

Babar Azam scored a second successive hundred to guide Pakistan to a dominant 59-run win over the West Indies in the second One-day International in Sharjah, gaining an unbeatable 2-0 lead in three-match series.


Azam's splendid 126-ball 123 formed the cornerstone of Pakistan's imposing 337-5 which also featured half-centuries from Shoaib Malik and Sarfraz Ahmed.

West Indies finished on 278-7 from their 50 overs with Darren Bravo hitting 61 and Marlon Samuels scoring 57.

The final match will be in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.