Rawalpindi: Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 6 wickets within the first T20 match.
Within the first T20 of the three-match collection performed on the Pindi Cricket Stadium, Zimbabwe batted first and scored 156 runs within the allotted 20 overs in response to which Babar Azam and Fakhruzzaman began the innings for the nationwide workforce, scoring 19 runs. After that the younger batsman Haider Ali was the visitor of solely 7 runs.
Captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez shared a accountable eighty-run stand whereas Babar Azam accomplished his half-century and was dismissed after a superb innings of eighty two off fifty five balls, together with a six and 9 fours. Hafeez was out for 36 runs.
Mazarbani took 2 wickets for Zimbabwe.
Earlier, when Zimbabwe gained the toss and elected to bat, Brendon Taylor and captain Chamo Chhababa began the innings, however Mohammad Hasnain had already despatched Chhababa again to the pavilion within the over with out opening an account.
Taylor and Sean Williams led the sport aggressively however on a complete rating of 34, Haris Rauf despatched Taylor again to the pavilion. He was dismissed for 20 and Sean Williams’ innings was ended by Usman Qadir whereas Sikandar Raza Solely 7 runs proved to be friends.
For Zimbabwe, Wesley Madhuveer performed a accountable innings and scored a half-century. He remained unbeaten on 70 whereas Elton Chakambura scored 21 runs. For Pakistan, Haris Rauf, Wahab Riaz took two wickets every and Mohammad Hasnain and Usman Qadir took one wicket every.
Usman Qadir, son of former legendary spinner Abdul Qadir, is making his T20 debut for the nationwide crew.
After the toss, nationwide group captain Babar Azam stated that if we had gained the toss, we’d have batted first and would attempt to get Zimbabwe out on the bottom rating.