Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, T20 World Cup 2022 Today’s Match: Sikandar Raza emerged as the standout bowler from Zimbabwe camp as they defeated Pakistan by 1 run in a low-scoring thriller. Catch the of PAK vs ZIM:
Pakistan took a strong blow in the race for semifinals as Babar Azam. endured a one- run defeat against Zimbabwe in the Super 12 hassle at the T20 World Cup in Perth on Thursday. The low- scoring affair saw Pakistan manage129/8 in response to Zimbabwe’s130/8. The results come as a strong blow to Pakistan, who are yet to open their account at the showpiece event. Sikandar Raza was the name bowler from Zimbabwe camp, shortening three lattices in his four overs. Meanwhile, Babar Azam’s struggle continued as he was packed cheaply on 4. Shortly after his redundancy
Blessing Muzarabani gutted up Mohammad Rizwan on 14. Iftikhar Ahmed also fell for 5. Shan Masood and Shadab Khan also kept the scoreboard ticking before Raza beheaded two lattices in successive deliveries. He also handed Zimbabwe with a pivotal gate of Masood, who was stumped on 44. before in the day, Mohammad Wasim beheaded four lattices and Shadab picked three as Pakistan confined Zimbabwe to130/8 in 20 overs after they decided to club first. Zimbabwe got off to a strong launch, with openers Wesley Madhevere and Craig Ervine dealing in boundaries. Haris Rauf also handed Pakistan with the first advance and ever since they mandated the proceedings. There was a point when Shadab and Wasim combined to dismiss four batters in the span of six deliveries, handing Pakistan complete control.
Chasing a modest 131, Pakistan lost openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan cheaply in the PowerPlay. After six overs, Pakistan was 28 for two, with Iftikhar Ahmed and Shan Masood at the crinkle. The two men added 52 off 36 balls for the fourth gate and hovered to take the match down from Zimbabwe.
But Luke Jongwe broke the stage in the eighth over when he’d Iftikhar caught before. Pakistan also slipped from 36 for three to 94 for six in its run- chase, with out- incentive Sikandar Raza striking doubly in the 14th over, getting relieve of Haider Ali and Shadab Khan.
Fast bowler Shaheen Afridi had the laborious task of getting three off the last ball. Shaheen hit it back down the ground. The fielder collected the ball fairly and threw the ball towards wicketkeeper Chakabva, who fumbled before getting it back in his gloves and taking the bails off in time for Zimbabwe to register a notorious palm.
Blessing Muzarabani bangs it short and it takes the edge of Mohammad Nawaz’s club, which flies over the wicketkeeper’s head for a boundary. Really unfortunate for Zimbabwe, as the following delivery also takes an edge but lands in no man’s land.
Sikandar Raza provides Zimbabwe with an important advance. Shadab Khan is caught at long- out on 17( 14). He hits him for a six in the former delivery, tries commodity analogous but ends up handing a simple catch to Sean Williams.
The boundaries have dried up but Pakistan brace of Shan Masood and Shadab Khan are freely rotating the strike. Seven runs come off the over sailed by Ryan Burl as Pakistan reach 61- 3 after 11 overs.
Shan Masood and Shadab Khan are doing the stylish to ease Pakistan off the pressure. The brace are rotating the strike effectively and stealing mates and doubles. Meanwhile, 8 runs come off the over by Sikandar Raza as Pakistan move to49/3 after 9 overs.
Babar Azam’s trouble continues as he departs for 4. He’s dismissed by Brad Evans as Ryan Burl takes a good catch.
Rizwan closes the over with a six, not in the stylish possible way, as the ball takes an edge and flies over the hedge right over the wicketkeeper’s head. Instigation is shifting towards Pakistan as Mohammad Wasim Jr raniums his first gate. He traps Wesley Madhevere LBW on 17( 13) as Pakistan strike in quick intervals.
Naseem Shah will partake the new ball duties with Shaheen. Still, he’s ate with successive fours by Zimbabwe captain Craig Ervine. The first one is hit towards the cover region, while the second was knocked on the on- side. Read More News….
Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Haider Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Khushdil Shah, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Wasim Jr
Zimbabwe: Regis Chakabva(w), Craig Ervine(c), Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Wesley Madhevere, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani, Tony Munyonga, Wellington Masakadza, Brad Evans, Clive Madande, Richard Ngarava