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Glorious Gabriel bowls West Indies to series levelling win against Pakistan

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Bowling hero Shannon Gabriel and captain Jason Holder shared eight wickets and ripped through Pakistan’s batting to give West Indies a 106-run victory in the second Test in Barbados on Thursday.

Gabriel grabbed 5-11 from 11 overs, Holder supported with 3-23 from 11.4 overs and fellow fast bowler Alzarri Joseph scalped 2-42 from 12 overs, as the Pakistanis, chasing 188 for victory, were dismissed for 81 in their second innings about 40 minutes before tea on the final day of the contest at Kensington Oval.

It was the second time Gabriel collected five wickets in an innings in Tests and he ended with match figures of 9-92 to earn the Player-of-the-Match award, as the visitors’ final total equalled the lowest in a Test at this venue which had been solely held by their fierce Asian rivals, India.

Earlier, West Indies, starting the day on 264 for nine in their second innings, lost their final wicket after five balls and were bowled out for 268 with Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah finishing with 7-94 from 39.5 overs.

Summarised scores:

WEST INDIES 312 (Roston Chase 131, Jason Holder 58, Kieran Powell 38, Shane Dowrich 29; Mohammad Abbas 4-56, Mohammad Amir 3-65, Yasir Shah 2-83) and 268 (Shai Hope 90, Kraigg Brathwaite 43, Vishal Singh 32, Roston Chase 23, Shimron Hetmyer 22, Devendra Bishoo 20; Yasir Shah 39.5-12-94-7, Muhammad Abbas 2-57)

PAKISTAN 393 (Azhar Ali 105, Misbah-ul-Haq 99, Ahmed Shehzad 70, Yasir Shah 24; Shannon Gabriel 4-81, Jason Holder 3-42, Devendra Bishoo 3-116) and 81 (Sarfraz Ahmed 23, Muhammad Amir 20; Shannon Gabriel 11-4-11-5, Jason Holder 3-23, Alzarri Joseph 2-42)