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Published:Sunday | September 25, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan beat West Indies for T20 series win

DUBAI, UAE (CMC):

West Indies suffered their second batting meltdown in the space of 48 hours as they slumped to a 16-run defeat to Pakistan in the second Twenty20 International here yesterday to meekly surrender the three-match series.

Scores: Pakistan 160 for four off 20 overs (Sarfraz Ahmed 46 not out, Khalid Latif 40, Shoaib Malik 37; Samuel Badree 1-24).

West Indies 144 for nine off 20 overs (Sunil Narine 39, Andre Fletcher 29; Sohail Tanvir 3-13, Hasan Ali 3-49).

Cuba clip Under-17s

Jamaica Under-17 footballers were clipped 1-0 by Cuba in the semi-finals of the Caribbean Football Union's championship on Friday in Trinidad and Tobago.

Brian Savigne netted the game's only goal in the 59th minute. The Cubans and Haiti will meet in the decider today. The Haitians turned back Curacao 3-1 in the other semi-final. Jamaica and Curacao will clash in a third-place play-off.

All four semi-finalists, along with best third-place finisher Suriname, qualified for next year's CONCACAF final round.