Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 5-match series:
Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 9 wickets in 2nd one-day international in Bulawayo and has achieved a 2-0 lead in the 5-match series. Zimbabwe bat first with 194 runs, in response to that Pakistan, achieved only 36 over’s losing 1-wicket thanks to the century of Fakhar Zaman. Zaman was also chosen Man of the Match.
Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat first, but their start was bad. By the score of 18, both starters Brian Chari Scored 1run in 15balls and Chamu Chibhabha scored 7run in 17balls were in the pavilion. Captain Hamilton Masakadza Scored 59runs in 75balls with the help of 4-fours and 2-six Contributed 62 runs for the 3-wicket with Tarisai Musakanda (24) but his dismissal on 105 in the 28th over was a big Shock to the team. Pakistan took wickets at regular intervals from here, although Peter Moor made a slow but 50-runs useful inning to help the team reach 194.
On behalf of Pakistan, Usman Khan took 4-wickets for 36runs, Hasan Ali got 3-wickets for 32runs and Shoaib Malik took 1-wicket for 14runs.
Usman Khan has made a record in ODI Usman Khan has already become the only bowler in the world to take 16 wickets by playing 5- ODIs before his career. To date, no bowler has taken 16 wickets in his first 5-matches.
In Chase to the target, Fakhar Zaman added 119 runs for the first wicket with Imam-ul-Haq and made it easy for the team to win. In the 21st over, Imam-ul-Haq scored 44 runs, but from here, Fakhar Zaman played an unbeaten partnership of 76 runs with Babar Azam (29 *) for the 2-wicket and gave the team a one-sided victory over 14 overs. Fakhar Zaman Scored the highest score of 117runs in 129balls. He hit 16-fours against 129balls in his innings and he Completed 2nd century in this period.
The third match of the series between the two teams will be played on July 18 in Bulawayo and Pakistan will have to take possession of the series by winning the match in the same Match. Zimbabwe’s team, on the other hand, will try to overturn Pakistan in front of their audience and try to reverse.
|PAKISTAN||195/1(36)||Pakistan won by 9wickets(2-0)Leads|
|3rd Match will be played on 18 July in Bulawayo|