The first One Day International between the west indies and the visiting Pakistani team is being played on April 7, 2017, at the Providence Stadium, Guyana. The match start time is 09:30 local time and 6:30 p.m. PST.

Fans in the United States can tune into Willow TV to watch the live telecast of the match. Stay tuned for the toss news and live updates.

Final scores - West Indies won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

West Indies 309/6 (49/50 overs)

Pakistan 308/5 (50 overs)

West Indies won the toss and elected to field

The Caribbean team a fraction of their former self

The West Indies team looked a fraction of their former self with the West Indian Cricket Board at loggerheads with many players.

Numerous top ranking West Indian players have declined offers from the Central Board and many are in India to take part in the IPL matches.

The WI was handed out a humiliating 3-0 defeat by the visitors during their last encounter in UAE. The visitors have after their UAE fixture had traveled to Australia where they lost to the Kangaroos by a huge 4-1 and are currently ranked 8th in the ICC ODI ranking. The hosts are no better and have just lost 3-0 at the hands of England at home.

Visitors led by a new captain

The visitors will try to dominate the proceedings and continue their winning spree to help in their qualifying quest to the World Cup.

The Pakistani team will have a new captain in the form of Sarfaraz Ahmad who will take the reins of the team from Azhar Ali. The visitors have tried some green heads, and Kamran Akmal is back after a three-year hiatus. The team will also see Muhammad Amir back in the playing 11.

Television Broadcast

Viewers in Pakistan can watch the live broadcast on ptv sports and the online stream is available on PTV Sports official website.

The broadcast of the match starts at 09:30 local time and 18:30 Pakistan Standard Time. The first match of the One Day International series will be telecast live on the Ten Network. You can catch the game online as well as on Hotstar.

West Indies have a better record

The Caribbean has a slight edge over their visitors and has won 69 matches from a total of 130.

The two have clashed thrice at Providence, and the WI has won two.

The West Indies team, however, has not been able to gauge the new bowlers like Shadab Khan who single-handedly demolished the Calypso batting lineup. The hosts must get their act and learn how to tackle slow bowlers especially in the middle over’s. It has been the biggest problem for the hosts in the T20 series.