Pakistan face West Indies in the second match of the ODI series on Friday, June 10 at the Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan from 4:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The first game of the ODI series on Wednesday saw a high-scoring thriller where the Men in Green triumphed by five wickets, courtesy of a third consecutive ODI ton from skipper Babar Azam and a 23-ball 41 blitz from all-rounder Khushdil Shah.
However, West Indies will take heart from the fact that they ran Pakistan close till the last over. For the visitors, Shai Hope starred with the bat scoring a well-paced 127 backed by Shahmarh Brooks’ 70.
Nicholas Pooran and Co. will look to win the upcoming fixture and stay alive in the three-match ODI series.
Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd ODI odds
Betwinner odds: Pakistan: 1.32, West Indies: 3.32
Parimatch: Pakistan: 1.36, West Indies: 3.10
Betway odds: Pakistan: 1.33, West Indies: 3.00
10CRIC odds: Pakistan: 1.36, West Indies: 3.09
1xBet odds: Pakistan: 1.29, West Indies: 2.95
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Pakistan vs West Indies head-to-head in ODIs
West Indies hold an edge in the head-to-head battle between the two sides, winning 71 out of the 135 ODI matches played. On the other hand, Pakistan have won 61 while three matches have ended in a tie.
Pakistan have won nine of the last 10 ODI matches played between the two teams.
Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd ODI probable playing XI
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (wicket-keeper), Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Haris, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf
West Indies: Shai Hope (wicket-keeper), Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Brendon King, Nicholas Pooran (captain), Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Hayden Walsh, Jayden Seales
Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd ODI top picks
Pakistan: Babar Azam is a no-brainer for the fixture. The Pakistan captain scored a brilliant hundred in the first ODI against West Indies, becoming the first batter to record three consecutive hundreds twice in his ODI career.
West Indies: Shai Hope will be a key player for the West Indies in this match. The 28-year-old scored a well-compiled 127 in the first ODI and looked at ease against the potent Pakistan bowling attack. West Indies will need another Hope special if they are to stay alive in the series.
Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd ODI prediction
Home advantage and recent form make Pakistan the favourites to win this fixture. The Men in Green have a good record against West Indies winning nine of their last 10 ODI fixtures.
However, with the series on the line, expect West Indies to give a tough fight.
Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd ODI playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 42°C
Wind: 18 km/h