Miserly Miller leads WI A in restricting PAK A to 117
North South, Antigua - Led by a miserly spell from left arm spinner Nikita Miller West Indies A restricted Pakistan A to 117 for 7 from 20 overs in the Second Digicel Twenty20 at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds.
Miller bowled 4 overs for 8 runs and picked up 2 wickets as the Pakistanis struggled to cope with the Windies A spinners on a two paced track.
Barbadian off spinner Ashley Nurse turned in another fine performance with 2 for 18 from 4 overs while Krishmar Santokie took 2 for 24 from 3 overs and Devendra Bishoo snarled one for 15 from two overs.
Left handed opener Umair Khan top scored for the visitors with 33 from 24 balls, inclusive of two sixes off Ravi Rampaul (4-0-36-0) and three fours.
Yasir Arafat added 24 from 23 balls with one six while wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed was not out on 21.
Windies A had won the toss and inserted Pakistan A
Toss: West Indies A and bowled
Umpires: Joel Wilson & Gregory Brathwaite
Match Referee: Vanroy Burnes
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds
Pakistan A Innings
Umair Khan c wkt Fletcher b Bernard 33 (24b, 3x4, 2x6)
Khurram Manzoor b Nurse 12 (15b, 1x4)
Umer Amin c Hyatt b Miller 9 (10b, 1x4)
Faisal Iqbal* b Miller 11 (21b)
Amer Sajjad c wkt Fletcher b Bishoo 3 (8b)
Sarfraz Ahmed Not Out 21 (18b)
Yasir Arafat b Santokie 24 (23b, 1x6)
Muhammad Rameez b Santokie 0 (1b)
Extras (2w, 2b) 4
Total (For 7 wkts from 20 overs) 117
DNB: Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar, Junaid Khan.
FoW: 1-42 (Umair Khan – 5.4 ov), 2-53 (Manzoor – 7.3 ov), 3-63 (Amin – 10.2 ov), 4-67 (Iqbal 0 12.1 ov), 5-81 (Sajjad – 13.6 ov), 6-117 (Arafat – 19.5 ov), 7-117 (Rameez – 19.6 ov)
Bowling: Rampaul 4-0-36-0, Bernard 3-0-14-1, Santokie 3-0-24-2, Nurse 4-0-18-1 (2w), Miller 4-0-8-2, Bishoo 2-0-15-1