Pakistan is scheduled to host for West Indies for three-match T20I series followed by three-match ODI series, starting from 13th December in Karachi. All the matches for the ODI and T20I series will be played at National Cricket Stadium in Karachi.
Premier pacer Hasan Ali has been rested, while wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed has been dropped from the T20I squad. The selectors have gone with the same core of players that featured in the T20I series against Bangladesh.
On the other hand, West Indies have announced their T20I squad for the tour of Pakistan. All-rounder Kieron Pollard will miss the tour after suffering from hamstring injury. Uncapped spinner Gudakesh Motie, pacers Dominic Drakes and Odean Smith have earned their maiden call-up to the T20I squad. Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Shai Hope and Oshane Thomas make their return to the T20 setup.
Here are the most important statistics and numbers related to Pakistan vs West Indies 2021 T20I series which are as follows
99 runs needed by Pakistan middle-order batsman Asif Ali to complete 500 runs in the T20 format. In 35 matches played, Asif Ali has scored 401 runs at an average of 18.22
279 runs required by Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman to complete 1,500 runs in the T20 format. Left-hander batsman has scored 1,221 runs at an average of 23.48 with seven fifties to his name.
64 runs needed by Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan to complete 1,500 runs in the T20 format. The right handed batsman has accumulated 1,436 runs in 52 matches at an average of 49.51 with one century and eleven half-centuries to his name.
12 wickets needed by Pakistani pacer Haris Rauf to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. The right-arm quick has claimed 38 wickets in 32 innings at an economy rate of 8.42.
9 wickets needed by Pakistani pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. Left-arm quick has claimed 41 wickets in 37 innings at an economy rate of 7.83.
8 wickets needed by West Indies pacer Sheldon Cottrell complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. Left-arm quick has claimed 42 wickets in 34 innings at an economy rate of 7.85.
263 runs needed by West Indies wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran to complete 1,000 runs in the T20 format. Left-hander has accumulated 737 runs at an average of 22.33 with three half-centuries to his name.