Calm Misbah guides Pakistan to 4-wicket win

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Calm Misbah guides Pakistan to 4-wicket win

Captain Misbah-ul-Haq led Pakistan to a four-wicket victory over West Indies with yet another calm and composed half century in the fifth and final one-day international to clinch the series 3-1.

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Published: Thu 25 Jul 2013, 1:31 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 7:23 PM

Misbah hit 63 off 93 balls for his fourth half century of the series, and opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad scored a valuable 64 to guide Pakistan to 243-6 after West Indies made 242-7.

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on his way to a half century during the 5th and final ODI West Indies vs Pakistan at Beausejour Cricket Ground, St. Lucia. - AFP

The Pakistan captain featured in two productive partnerships by adding 66 runs with Umar Akmal (33) for the fifth wicket stand after steadying the innings with 59-run partnership with Shehzad.

West Indies, after being put into bat, was indebted to captain Dwayne Bravo for a rapid 48 with Marlon Samuels (45) and opening batsman Johnson Charles (43) also making useful contributions.

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