People expected that the Men in Green would be grabbing a magnificent victory in all three One-Day International (ODI) matches played against Zimbabwe. Still, Pakistan have failed to whitewash their opponents.
The match was thrilling as the scores tied – thanks to Musa for hitting a four on the last ball leveling the scores. The super-over has finely been attained by Zimbabwe, taking the victory of the 3rd game to their name. Their batsmen were superior, undoubtedly, as Sean Williamsons added 118 of 135 balls. The other two, Brendon Taylor and Sikandar Raza, respectively, adding 56 (68) and 45 (36), came over the early wickets giving a target of 279 to be chased by Pakistan.
Pakistan could not victor the super over, and Zimbabwe ended the game sparing three balls without losing a wicket as Pakistan lost two. On the other hand, discussing all three matches, Pakistan has grabbed back-to-back three five-wicket hauls that are incredible to witness.
Shaheen Afridi struck in the first ODI, and Iftikhar Ahmed followed him in the next. Today was Mohammad Hasnain’s celebrational day as the youngster made a comeback to the format with grace.
Pakistan dissatisfied in super over, could not whitewash Zimbabwe
However, where the 50-over format has been winded up, the two teams will be featuring in a three-match T20I series and the detailed, revised schedule is written below
4 Nov – Travel to Lahore
5-6 Nov – Practice at Gaddafi Stadium
7 Nov – 1st T20I Gaddafi Stadium
8 Nov – 2nd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium
10 Nov – 3rd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium
12 Nov – Zimbabwe departure for Harare