For all their natural talent and ability to perform on the big stage, Pakistan have one worry going into the match. Their batting has signs of brittleness and they need to tone it up.
Two-time champions West Indies are no longer the awe-inspiring side they were in the 1970s. They are surviving on individual brilliance more than rising in collective strength.
Image: Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar throws the ball during their practice at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Pakistan will play their Cricket World Cup quarterfinal match against West Indies on Wednesday.