Pakistan safe after earthquake jolts Jamaica

back icon
safari
14 Aug 2021 | 02:40 PM
authorcricket.com staff

Pakistan safe after earthquake jolts Jamaica

An earthquake of a magnitude of 7.2 hit Jamaica according to the US Geological Survey

The Pakistan cricket team who are currently playing a Test against West Indies at Sabina Park, Jamaica are believed to be safe and sound after an earthquake of the magnitude of 7.2 hit the country according to the US Geological Survey. 

The PCB took to social media to announce that their players are safe and the start of Day Three will begin as scheduled. 

"Thankfully, our men's side are safe and sound after this morning’s earthquake in Jamaica and are ready for the third day of the ongoing Test, which will start on time," the tweet said.

West Indies have taken a slender 34-run lead in the match so far, after bowling out Pakistan for 217. Skipper Kraigg Brathwaite (97) and Jason Holder (58) were the standout performers with the bat on Day Two.

As far as Pakistan's bowling is concerned, Mohammad Abbas, who made early inroads into the West Indies innings has three wickets to his name, while Shaheen Afridi has a couple. 

West Indies will resume Day Three on 251 for 8 with Joshua Da Silva (20*) and Jomel Warrican (1*) at the crease. This series is part of the new World Test Championship (WTC) cycle - the first one for both sides.

heart
shareGray Share
Tags
West Indies vs PakistanPakistan Tour of West Indies, 2021PakistanWest Indies

Related Articles

safari
NEWS
Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for Covid-19 but remains asymptomatic
The Pakistan head coach will not be allowed to fly out of Jamaica with the rest of the team
usercricket.com staff
25 Aug 2021
safari
REPORT
Pakistan in commanding position to level series after Shaheen's 6-51
Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed his career-best Test figures, helping Pakistan set West Indies a target of 329
usercricket.com staff
24 Aug 2021
safari
FANTASY
West Indies vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Fantasy Preview
Here are a few tips that might help you in creating your fantasy team for the second Test between West Indies and Pakistan
usercricket.com staff
19 Aug 2021
safari
ANALYSIS
Plenty to ponder for both teams as Pakistan look to draw level
Both West Indies and Pakistan could look to ring in a change or two after a closely fought first Test
usercricket.com staff
19 Aug 2021
safari
REPORT
Seales, Blackwood star in West Indies' thrilling one-wicket win over Pakistan
Jermaine Blackwood scored a fifty while Kemar Roach played an invaluable knock of 30* as West Indies beat Pakistan in the first Test
usercricket.com staff
15 Aug 2021
safari
REPORT
Brathwaite misses century as West Indies edge ahead of Pakistan
West Indies finished the day on 251/8, with a 34 runs lead over Pakistan in the first Test
usercricket.com staff
14 Aug 2021
safari
REPORT
Cornwall, Da Silva put West Indies on top
The spin-bowling all-rounder was unbeaten on 60 as the hosts took a 99-run lead over Sri Lanka
userPTI
23 Mar 2021
safari
DAY 3 REPORT
New Zealand closes in on victory in 2nd test vs West Indies
Southee wrapped up the innings after the West Indies resumed at 124-8 on Sunday, taking both wickets to finish with 5-32 as the tourists managed 131
userAP
13 Dec 2020
safari
OPINION
ENG v WI: Five key players for West Indies
From Holder to Hope, we look at the top players from West Indies who could make an impact in the Test series against England
userHardik Worah
06 Jul 2020
safari
ANALYSIS
Windies seek redemption after surrendering meekly
India thumped West Indies by 318 runs in the first Test at Antigua
userPramod Ananth
29 Aug 2019
logo
Cricket like never before
Follow us on
FacebookTwitterLinkedin
@ 2020 cricket.com | All rights reserved