With raining playing a spoilsport in the T20I series, Host West Indies will be looking to make a strong comeback against Pakistan in a two-match Test Series, starting from 12th August. Both the matches will be played at Sabina Park, Kingston in Jamaica.
The home side has yet to name their final squad for the two-match Test series against Pakistan. It is expected that Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the side for this two-match series.
On the other hand, Abdullah Shafique, Saud Shakeel, Sajid Khan, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dhani, Zahid Mehmood are six uncapped players named in the Test squad for the two-match series against West Indies.
Pacers Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah and Leg-spinner Yasir Shah make their comeback to the Test side for the tour of Caribbean. Babar Azam will lead Pakistan for the two-match Test series. In 2017, Pakistan managed to win their maiden Test series in the Caribbean under the leadership of Misbah-ul-Haq.
Here are the key numbers and statistics related to West Indies vs Pakistan 2021 Test Series
2000 was the last time West Indies won a Test series against Pakistan. In 2017, West Indies lost the three-match Test series against Pakistan by a scoreline of 2-1.
180 runs needed by Pakistan wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan to complete 2,000 runs in Test cricket. In 15 matches played, Mohammad Rizwan has accumulated 820 runs at an average of 43.15 with one century and six half-centuries to his name.
285 runs needed by Pakistani middle-order batsman Fawad Alam to complete 1,000 runs in Test cricket. Left-hander has scored 715 runs in 11 Tests at an average of 42.05 with four centuries to his name.
156 runs needed by Pakistan opening batsman Abid Ali to complete 1,000 runs in the five-day format. He has accumulated 844 runs in 12 matches at an average of 49.64 with three centuries and two half-centuries to his name.
15 wickets needed by Pakistan Leg-spinner Yasir Shah to complete 250 wickets in the Test format. In 45 Tests played, Shah has claimed 235 wickets at an average of 30.83 with 16 five-fors and 3 ten-fors.
4 wickets needed by Pakistan Leg-spinner Yasir Shah to complete 50 wickets against West Indies in the Test format. In six Tests played, Shah has claimed 46 wickets at an average of 24.19 with five five-fors and 1 ten-fors.
16 wickets needed by pacer Mohammad Abbas to complete 100 wickets in the Test cricket. In 23 matches played, Abbas has claimed 84 wickets at an average of 22.80 with five five-fors and one ten-for.
12 wickets needed by West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph to complete 50 wickets in the Test cricket. In 16 matches played, Alzarri Joseph has claimed 38 wickets at an average of 39.44.
57 runs needed by West Indies middle-order batsman Roston Chase to complete 2,000 runs in Test cricket. In 39 matches, Roston Chase has scored 1,943 runs at an average of 29.00 with five centuries and nine half-centuries to his name.
111 runs needed by Pakistan’s Azhar Ali to complete 1,000 runs against West Indies in Test cricket. In 8 matches, Azhar Ali has accumulated