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Chase century in vain as Pakistan win series with 6 balls to spare

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West Indies fell to a 101-run defeat with six balls remaining to concede the decisive third and final Test of the series and hand Pakistan an historic first series victory on Caribbean soil.

A memorable, unbeaten third Test hundred of 101 from Chase almost staved off defeat before West Indies were dismissed 202 in their second innings about an hour past the regularly scheduled close on the final day of the contest at Windsor Park.

Chase and the West Indies lower-order made the Pakistani bowlers toil, after the visitors took the second new ball with 17 overs remaining.

Tail-ender Shannon Gabriel was bowled by leg-spinner Yasir Shah on the final ball of the penultimate over however, allowing Pakistan legends Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan to retire on a winning and memorable note.

Had Gabriel survived, Chase would have had strike for the final over, but the Pakistanis won the match and the series 2-1.

Summarised scores:

PAKISTAN 376 (Azhar Ali 127, Misbah-ul-Haq 59, Babar Azam 55, Sarfraz Ahmed 51; Roston Chase 4-103, Jason Holder 3-71, Devendra Bishoo 2-61) and 174 for eight declared (Yasir Shah 38 not out, Younis Khan 35, Mohammad Amir 27, Shan Masood 21; Alzarri Joseph 3-53, Shannon Gabriel 2-24, Devendra Bishoo 2-54)

WEST INDIES 247 (Roston Chase 69, Kieran Powell 31, Jason Holder 30 not out, Kraigg Brathwaite 29, Shai Hope 29; Mohammad Abbas 5-46, Yasir Shah 3-126) and 202 (Roston Chase 101 not out, Shimron Hetmyer 25, Jason Holder 22; Yasir Shah 5-92, Hasan Ali 3-33)