The men from the Caribbean have come out with a bold statement at Nottingham, and well, perhaps it’s time the world recognises their worth.
When one game had their batsmen mercilessly taking on the Kiwis, their opening World Cup encounter brought out the ruthlessness from their bowlers.
A sea of short balls opened the floodgates for Pakistan, starting with Imam, and after that, it was the maroon flags that reigned over the stadium.
A speechless Pakistan failed to make a comeback in the game, and as time went by, so did their batsmen.
A poor display with the bat put only 106 runs on the board, and on a ground where chasing was largely favourable, the Universe Boss got a blistering fifty to his name before returning back to the dugout.
West Indian pacer Oshane Thomas also celebrated a four-wicket haul and said that he wants to keep winning games for West Indies, in his interview as Man Of The Match.
Though we witnessed a game that ended even before the scheduled supper break, there was nothing small about this match.
An alarm has gone off, one for the Pakistan team, who have lost 11 completed ODIs on the trot, and one for the rest of the teams, giving a hot and early warning, that the vintage champions are back in the rink, ready as ever.