Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, Tri-series: Pakistan continued their dominance in the shorter format as they defeated Zimbabwe by 74 runs in the first match of the tri-nation series. Pakistan post 182/4 in 20 overs againts Zimbabwe. Asif Ali and Shoaib Malik’s late surge put Zimbabwe bowling on the backfoot. While Pakistan batsmen showed some brilliant performance, their bowlers too continued to dominate the opponents. Mohammad Nawaz, Usman Khan, Hasan Ali and Mohammad Hafeez scalped two wickets apiece. Pakistan will now play against Australia on Monday. They have been clincial with both bat and ball but need some improvement in the fielding department. They were sloppy in the field today as well and would look to change this in the next game.
T20I Tri-Series in Zimbabwe, 2018Harare Sports Club, Harare 19 August 2018
Zimbabwe 108/9 (17.5)
Pakistan 182/4 (20.0)
Match Ended ( Day - Match 1 ) Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 74 runs
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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Live: Zimbabwe have had the ability to produce surprises in limited over contests when they're playing at home. But following the disagreement between playrs and board over payments, the mismatch between teams could be quite evident as top-ranked Pakistan and a strong Australia come for a T20 tri-series. Graeme Cremer, Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams and Craig Ervine all won't be playing with Hamilton Masakadza named captain just 24 hours before the game.
Zimbabwe Squad: Hamilton Masakadza (c), Cephas Zhuwao, Chamu Chibhabha, Brian Chari, Tarisai Musakanda, Malcolm Waller, PJ Moor, Tendai Chisoro, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Blessing Muzarabani, Chris Mpofu, Ryan Burl, Solomon Mire, Wellington Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura, Ryan Murray
Pakistan Squad: Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan Shinwari, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sahibzada Farhan.