Pakistan beat West Indies in penultimate over

Babar Azam avoids a cover shot from Roston Chase on the fifth days play of the final test match. —AFP

Babar Azam avoids a cover shot from Roston Chase on the fifth days play of the final test match. —AFP

This was Pakistan's first ever series win in West Indies.

The next time Pakistan team don whites and head out into a cricket field, they will be without the services of two of Pakistan's ever-dependable pillars - Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq.

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Shimron Hetmeyer managed to make 26 runs before being clean bowled by Mohammad Amir.

Shai Hope (17) was trapped leg before by Hasan just before lunch while Vishaul Singh went just after the meal break as Yasir (5/92) tore into the middle order.

It was also the first Test series victory for Pakistan in the West Indies, giving each man one more feather in the cap.

Roston Chase, who was forced to retire hurt on 60 the previous evening due to a blow on his right elbow, resumed his innings in partnership with Jason Holder and the pair seemed to be progressing without too much difficulty until Abbas replaced Amir from the pavilion end.

Kraigg Brathwaite (6) was the first to go as he failed to keep his cut down and picked out Hasan Ali off the bowling of Yasir Shah. "We ended up losing the match but this one was the hardest for me". A lot of people may have thought the Test would [finish] earlier than it did.

The day started with the West Indies in relative comfort, but it didn't take long for the theme of the day to present itself. "We have showed that we can compete with the best but it's up to us to be able to take it all the way". There's still lot of room for improvement, but a great effort nonetheless. Coming into this game with a chance of winning the series was fantastic. You've been ambassadors for world cricket.

One must mention Azhar Ali's "contribution" who scored 2 centuries in the series as an opener.

"I would like to thank Almightly Allah, whatever I had, whatever success I got throughout my career, to end like that, I couldn't ask for anything better". My son isn't here, he may be watching on TV. "It doesn't even matter that I got a hundred".

"I'm happy with what I've had in this career". Really happy for this team. I wish him all the best.

"In the history books, my name will come with him and he's a legend". "I was really sad when Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene left the Sri Lankan team together".

"The bowlers bowled their hearts out on a slow track", he said. "The most important thing, in any situation, is to have players who truly believe they can do it, players who believe that whatever the situation, whatever circumstances, they are the ones who can do it for the first time". Everyone was so motivated.

Younis says this despite averaging close to 56 (his career average is just over 52) in the 9 Tests as captain.

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