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Pakistan seal first series victory in Windies

ANI  |  Roseau (Dominica) [West Indies] 

won a thrilling third and final Test with six balls to spare to clinch a first series victory in the on Sunday. It was a fitting farewell for retiring captain Misbah-ul-Haq and veteran middle-order batsman Younis Khan.

For the hosts, Roston Chase's unbeaten 101, his second hundred of the series, proved in vain as the home side, set a target of 303 at Windsor Park in Dominica, slipped to 93 for six before the lower order almost secured a dramatic draw.

The skipper described the series win as "just incredible" after Shannon Gabriel dragged a wide delivery from Yasir Shah onto his stumps with just six balls left in the game to trigger Pakistani celebrations as the were dismissed for 202 to lose the series 2-1.

He said that he was thankful for himself, the team and all supporters of cricket that we were able to pull it off.

Yasir Shah finished with five for 92 and a series haul of 25 wickets, the highest of his career, as he took the man of the series award.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 11:22 IST