New Delhi: The Zimbabwe team made a big upset on Friday, beating Pakistan by 19 runs in the second T20 played in Harare. With this, Zimbabwe has now evened 1-1 in the three-match series. This is Zimbabwe’s first win over Pakistan in international cricket.
Pakistan’s team is out for just 99 runs
Batting first after losing the toss to Pakistan in this match, Zimbabwe’s team scored 118 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. For Zimbabwe, opener Tinashe Kamunhukamwe scored the highest 34 runs. Apart from this, Regis Chakabwa contributed 18 runs.
In response, the entire team of Pakistan were all out for only 99 runs. For Pakistan, their captain Babar Azam scored the maximum of 41 runs. Pakistan lost their last 7 wickets in this match for just 21 runs and in 19.5 overs the whole team could also complete 100 runs. For Zimbabwe, Luke Jongwe took four wickets for 18 runs and was also named Man of the Match.
Please tell that this is the 8th chance in T20 when Pakistan’s team returned to the pavilion before 100 runs.
Pakistan also won the first match barely
In the first match of this series played in Harare, Pakistan’s team was able to win just as well. In the first match, Pakistan had scored 149 runs while batting first. In response, Zimbabwe had scored 138 runs and they lost the match by 11 runs. The final and decisive match of the series will be played in Harare on 25 April. Zimbabwe will have a great chance to create history.