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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 4th T20I Tri-Series Highlights: Pakistan win by 7 wickets

Pakistan chased down the total of 162 in 19.1 overs and sealed a spot in the final of the T20I tri-series.

By: Sports Desk
Updated: July 4, 2018 17:04 IST
Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Live Streaming 4th T20I Tri-Series Live Score and Updates Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 7 wickets. Source: AP)

Pakistan managed to script an easy 7-wicket win against Zimbabwe and booked a spot in the final of the T20I tri-series against Australia. Zimbabwe started off well with the bat and on the back of Solomon Mire’s 94 runs, managed to get a good total of 162 on the board. Pakistan faced a few hiccups in the run chase but Zimbabwe could not manage to restrict the visitors. It is Zimbabwe’s third straight defeat in the tournament, and they are out of the run of getting a spot in the final.

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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan T20I Highlights

16:55 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Final over - 4 runs to win

6 balls, four runs to win. And skipper Sarfraz Ahmed edges it for a four to give Pakistan the win. Pakistan reach the final and will face Australia. Pakistan WON BY 7 WICKETS!

16:49 (IST)04 Jul 2018
150 up for Pakistan

150 is up for Pakistan and it looks like a Slam Dunk now. Pakistan just need 11 to win in 10 balls. The score is 152/3

16:47 (IST)04 Jul 2018
14 runs needed on 12 balls

Shoaib Malik hammered two boundaries in the over and he has given an edge to Pakistan. They just need 14 more to win in 12 balls. 

16:43 (IST)04 Jul 2018

Zimbabwe get the breakthrough and it is Hussain Talat who has to go for 44. He slices it straight to Zhuwao and Mpogu gets a wicket. PAK 138/3

16:42 (IST)04 Jul 2018
17 overs gone, Pakistan 135/2

Zimbabwe bowlers have not been able to threaten Pakistan much and they are cruising at the moment. But this can still get tricky if a wicket feel right now. Pakistan are 135/2 in 17 overs. Need 28 more. 

16:27 (IST)04 Jul 2018
15 overs gone, Pakistan 122/2

Hussain Talat and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed have built a good partnership here and the two are taking their country to win. PAK 122/2 in 15 overs.

16:20 (IST)04 Jul 2018
100 up for Pakistan

Pakistan have crossed 100 run mark in the 13th over. Still need 60 runs to win.

16:11 (IST)04 Jul 2018

GONE! Solomon Mire gets a wicket and it is Fakhar Zaman who departs for 47. BIG WICKET! Pakistan are 95/2.

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16:02 (IST)04 Jul 2018
10 overs gone, Pakistan 85/1

Pakistan are cruising towards the target at the moment. They have reached 85/1 in 10 overs and need just 78 runs more to win. Fakhar Zaman is approaching his fifty,

15:55 (IST)04 Jul 2018
8 overs gone, Pakistan 65/1

Pakistan are 65/1 after 8 overs. The dismissal of Haris Sohail has hampered the strike rate but Pakistan are still going strong at the moment.  

15:49 (IST)04 Jul 2018

WICKET! Wellington Masakadza strikes in his first ball and Haris Sohail is gone for 16. Big blow to Pakistan early on.  PAK 58/1

15:41 (IST)04 Jul 2018
5 overs gone, PAK 50/0

Pakistan have reached 50/0 in 5 overs. Fakhar Zaman has scored 36 runs in 20 balls and at th e moment, they are cruising at the moment towards the target. 

15:27 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Expensive over!

Fakhar Zaman is on fire and he is enjoying batting against Tendai Chisoro. He hammered two fours in the first over and now he has already struck a six and a four in this one. 14 runs in the over. PAK 33/0 in 3 overs.

15:21 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Good start from Pakistan

Fakhar Zaman has provided a solid start to Pakistan as he has hammered a couple of boundaries in the first overto take his side to 12/0 in the first over. If Pakistan maintain the run rate, this can be a easy target to chase.

15:15 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Pakistan innings

Pakistan need 163 to win against Zimbabwe. FakharZaman and Haris Sohail come out to open the innings for Pakistan, while it is Tendai Chisoro who starts with the ball. HERE WE GO!

15:01 (IST)04 Jul 2018

Mohammad Amir strikes in the final over of the innings. Tarisai Musakanda is gone for 33 and he departs for 33. Zimbabwe reach 162/4 in 20 overs. 

15:01 (IST)04 Jul 2018

Solomon Mire departs on 94 with Shadab Khan getting the big wicket. He missed out on his 100. ZIM 154/3

14:50 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Tarisai Musakanda joins the party

Tarisai Musakanda has joined the party as he slams Hasan Ali for back to back boundaries in the last over. Zimbabwe have reached 144/2 in 18 overs. 

14:37 (IST)04 Jul 2018
15 overs gone, ZIM 118/2

After 15 overs, Zimbabwe are 118/2. It has been a good innings from Solomon Mire and he has built this innings from the scratch. With 5 overs to go, what target will Pakistan have to chase?

14:33 (IST)04 Jul 2018
14 overs gone, Zimbabwe 109/2

It has been a solid innings from Solomon Mire who has now scored 70 runs in 48 balls. He has done most of the work and now he just needs to see Zimbabwe's innings through. ZIM 109/2 after 14 overs

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Live Streaming 4th T20I Tri-Series Live Score and Updates Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Highlights. (Source: AP)

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Highlights: Aaron Finch smashed 172 off only 76 balls and broke his own world record of highest individual score in a Twenty20 as Australia crushed Zimbabwe by 100 runs in tri-series cricket on Tuesday. Finch plundered 10 sixes and 16 boundaries, and powered Australia to 229-2. He also featured in a record-breaking 223-run first-wicket stand with D’Arcy Short, who made 46 as they raised the first double-century stand in a T20. Zimbabwe was overwhelmed for the second straight match and restricted to 129-9 in 20 overs. Andrew Tye took 3-12 and Ashton Agar picked up 2-16. Australia sits on top of the table with two victories from two matches after it also defeated Pakistan by nine wickets on Monday.

(Source: Reuters)

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First published on: 04-07-2018 at 12:36 IST
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