Pakistan PAK vs WI West Indies T20 head to head looks at the historical record of these two international teams in the shortest format of the game including number of wins, highest and lowest scores in matches involving both sides and the top player achievements in T20 head to head fixtures between Pakistan PAK and WI West Indies.
Pakistan and The West Indies are both teams who have enjoyed success in T20 cricket over the years particularly on its biggest stage with Pakistan featuring in both the first 2 finals and winning the tournament in 2009 while the West Indies have tasted success 2012 and 2016.
Despite this rich pedigree in T20 head to head terms, Pakistan have a commanding record over the West Indies with the Caribbean side having beaten Pakistan just once in a sequence of 10 matches stretching back to 2014. However, as the 2 teams make final preparations for the upcoming 2021 World Cup, they are set to play a further 5 T20 head to head matches with WI undoubtedly keen to set the record straight vs PAK.
In 2018, Pakistan and West Indies renewed their head to head rivalry in T20 when WI became one of the first teams to tour Pakistan since the 2009 terror attacks that caused cricket to be moved outside the country. Pakistan won that series 3-0 against a weakened West Indies side but you would expect much more competitive matches in upcoming PAK vs WI T20 head to head fixtures to come.
PAK vs WI T20 head to head record
|PAK Wins||WI Wins||No result / tie|
PAK vs WI T20 head to head record by match location
|Location of match||PAK Wins||WI Wins||No result / tie|
|in the Caribbean||4||2||0|
|in the UAE||4||0||0|
PAK vs WI T20 head to head record by competition
|Competition type||PAK wins||WI wins||No result / tie|
|T20 World Cup||0||1||0|
PAK vs WI recent T20 results
|Venue||Year||Toss||1st innings||2nd innings||Result|
|National Stadium, |
|PAK 8 wkts|
| National Stadium, |
| National Stadium, |
|Queen’s Park Oval||2017||PAK|
|PAK 7 wkts|
|Queen’s Park Oval||2017||PAK|
|WI 7 wkts|
Leading run scorers in Pakistan vs West Indies T20 matches
|MN Samuels||West Indies||249|
|DJ Bravo||West Indies||190|
Leading wicket takers in Pakistan vs West Indies T20 matches
|S Badree||West Indies||13|
|SP Narine||West Indies||11|
Highest score in an Pakistan vs West Indies T20 match
Pakistan’s score of 205 for 3 is the highest in T20 head to head matches vs West Indies. The record total was made at the National Stadium, Karachi in a match played in 2018.
Representing the first tour of Pakistan by the West Indies in over a decade this match and the series as a whole was dominated by Pakistan who continued their fine T20 head to head record vs WI.
The record highest total by Pakistan was based largely on a 2nd wicket partnership of 119 between Babar Azam and Hussain Talat with the former going on to make 97 not out (see the highest score by a batsmen in PAK vs WI head to head matches below).
It would be fair to say that the success of the Pakistan batsmen both in this match and the 2018 series as a whole should be considered in the context of the West Indies bowling attack which travelled without many of their first team players with the likes of Rayad Emrit ( 47 for 1) and Odean Smith (40 for 1) struggling to make an impact against batsmen of Babar’s class.
Watch highlights of the highest score in PAK vs WI T20 head to head matches below
The West Indies highest score in T20 matches vs Pakistan is 166 for 6 which they made during the 2014 T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.
Lowest score in an India vs Sri Lanka T20 match
West Indies total of 60 for 9 is the lowest in Pakistan vs West Indies T20 head to head matches. The record low total came at the National Stadium, Karachi in a T20 match in 2018.
An inexperienced WI team, visiting Pakistan for the first time in over a decade, was blown away by an in form PAK side. Set 204 to win, West Indies hopes were all but over inside 2 overs of their reply as they slumped to 8 for 3 with only Marlon Samuels out of the recognised batsmen offering any resistance.
The Pakistan bowlers shared the wickets around including 2 apiece for Nawaz, Amir and Shoaib Malik. With West Indies ultimately bowled out for their record lowest total vs Pakistan inside 14 overs after Veerasammy Permaul was unable to bat due to injury.
Watch highlights of the lowest score in PAK vs WI T20 head to head matches
Pakistan’s lowest total in head to head T20 matches vs West Indies came in the 2014 World Cup when they were bowled out for 82.
Top score by a batsman in Pakistan vs West Indies T20 head to head matches
The top score by a batsman in Pakistan vs West Indies T20 fixtures was made by Babar Azam who struck 97 in match between PAK and WI in 2018.
The match featured above in the highest score in Pakistan vs West Indies head to head fixtures saw Babar stroke 13 x 4s and a six in a fluent 58 ball innings. Needing 4 off the final 2 deliveries of the innings, Babar was denied another T20 hundred by Kesrick Williams who restricted the Pakistan star to just a single.
Evin Lewis holds the record for a top score by a West Indies batsman in T20 head to head matches vs Pakistan with his innings of 91 at Queens Park in 2017.
Best bowling figures in India vs Sri Lanka T20 head to head matches
The best bowling figures in Pakistan vs West Indies T20 fixtures were recorded by Imad Wasim who took 5 for 14 in Dubai in 2016.
Opening the bowling in the first of a three-match T20 series between PAK and WI, Imad ripped through the West Indies top order to at one point leave the visitors 48 for 8 before a spirited fightback from Dwayne Bravo and Jerome Taylor at least lent an air of respectability to the innings.
Imad who has been a constant thorn in the side of WI would go on to take a further 4 wickets in the series and establish an excellent T20 head to head record in this fixture.
Devendra Bishoo holds the record for the best bowling figures by a West Indian in T20 head to head matches vs Pakistan with 4 for 17 at the Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet (now the Daren Sammy Stadium).