Wickets fell at regular intervals for Afghanistan and the West Indies bundled out them in the 46th over. Afghanistan's run rate then went down to snail's pace as Chase then took three wickets to run through their middle order.
West Indies scored 247-9 off their 50 overs with wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran hitting 67 off 50 balls to put a backbone in the innings.
West Indies' Nicholas Pooran in action against Afghanistan during their second ODI match at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday.More news: Erdogan: Turkey captured slain IS leader al-Baghdadi's wife
Roston Chase and Shai Hope struck fine half-centuries as West Indies produced an all-round effort to register a comfortable seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first ODI of the three-match series in Lucknow on Wednesday.
On Saturday, West Indies got off to a blazing start with a 98-run opening stand between Shai Hope and Evin Lewis.
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Seamer Naveen-ul-Haq claimed three wickets to emerge as the best bowler for Afghanistan. Asghar Afghan (3) and Ikram Alikhil (19) were too picked by Chase, reducing Afghanistan to 79/4 in 18.2 overs.Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran built a partnership of 68-run for the sixth wicket which provided some hope to Afghanistan during the match.Zadran (56) lost his wicket to Sheldon Cottrell in the 39th over.
West Indies then struck early in the Afghan reply, when Javed Ahmadi failed to keep down a short ball and was caught and bowled by Cottrell off the fifth ball of the innings without scoring.
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West Indies captain Kieron Pollard was surprised, asking for the officials to take appropriate steps to avoid that in future. I want to go back inside and celebrate with the guys. Health is very important. "Winning is a habit and we need to enjoy ourselves but we will be playing to win again the day after tomorrow".