Windies win T20 series against Afghanistan

Jun 4, 2017 - 4:39 AM West Indies have claimed their three-match T20 series against Afghanistan with a 29-run victory in a rain-affected game two in Basseterre, St Kitts.

The hosts took an unassailable lead in the series on Saturday, a day after winning the opening clash by six wickets.

In a game reduced to 15 overs, West Indies made 3-112 after winning the toss, with Chadwick Walton (29), Evin Lewis (25) and Marlon Samuels (22) leading the effort.

The tourists slumped to 3-19 in pursuit of a revised target of 123 and they were well short on 93 when topscorer Karim Janat was the last man out for 20, with nine balls remaining.

Kesrick Williams fittingly took the final wicket, giving him figures of 3-11 from 15 balls.

The third and final match in the series takes place at the same venue on Monday.

Source: AAP

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