World Cup 2019: Slept well last night, says Oshane Thomas after destroying Pakistan

first_img Anita Jat NottinghamMay 31, 2019UPDATED: May 31, 2019 19:55 IST West Indies pacer Osane Thomas picked 4 wickets as Pakistan suffered a 7-wicket defeat in World Cup 2019. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSWest Indies defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets in their first World Cup 2019 match FridayOshane Thomas starred with the ball as he picked 4 wickets in his 5.4 oversChris Gayle hit a half-century as West Indies achieved the 105-run target in 13.4 oversYoung West Indies bowler Oshane Thomas sent shivers down the Pakistan batting line-up’s spine with his pace to bundle them out for a paltry 105. His fiery bowling helped West Indies trounce Pakistan by 7 wickets in their first World Cup 2019 match Friday at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.Oshane Thomas picked 4 for 27 off 5.4 overs as Pakistan produced their shortest innings World Cup since 1992, and all he credited for his fiery bowling was a ‘good sleep’ a night before the match.”I had a good sleep last night,” Oshane Thomas, who was named man-of-the-match said in a post match interview.”We executed our plans well. Anywhere I get to bowl I’m happy to run in and bowl… want to keep winning games for West Indies. I just want to keep working hard and do my things”Oshane Thomas started his show with the ball by sending back in-form Babar Azam (22). He then picked Mohammad Hafeez (16), Shadab Khan (1), and Wahab Riaz (18) to finish with figures of 4 for 27.After winning the toss, West Indies put Pakistan to bat in first. The Pakistan batsman immensly struggles against West Indies pace as they failed to kep their wickets together and surrendered in mere 21.4 overs.While Oshane Thomas was the star with the ball, Jason Holder scalped 3 wickets before Chris Gayle smashed a 34-ball 50 to send West Indies over the line in just 13.4 overs.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Ahmed unfazed after Pakistan crash to humiliating defeatAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Shoaib Akhtar, Ramiz Raja horrified after Pakistan’s abject batting showAlso See https://www.indiatoday.in/sports/video/icc-cricket-world-cup-2019-how-well-do-you-know-cricketers-1539519-2019-05-31advertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow West Indies Vs PakistanFollow Oshane Thomas World Cup 2019: Slept well last night, says Oshane Thomas after destroying PakistanWorld Cup 2019: Young pacer Oshane Thomas was adjudged the man-of-the-match for his 4 wickets as West Indies thrashed Pakistan by 7 wickets to kick-off their World Cup campaign on a positive noteadvertisementlast_img read more

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