Md Rizwan, Babar Azam steer Pakistan to 24-run win over Zimbabwe in 3rd T20, seal series 2-1

Pakistan Tour of England: Pakistan players to undergo 10-day isolation in Derby
Pakistan Tour of England: Pakistan players to undergo 10-day isolation in Derby

ZIM vs PAK 3rd T20: Md Rizwan, Babar Azam steer Pakistan to 24-run win over Zimbabwe in 3rd T20, seal series 2-1 – Pakistan sealed the T20 series against Zimbabwe with a 24-run victory in the 3rd T20 at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Mohammed Rizwan and Babar Azam set the platform with half-centuries before Hasan Ali’s 4/18 made the difference for Pakistan.

Mohammad Rizwan played an excellent knock of 89 runs off 60 balls while Babar Azam scored 52 to help Pakistan set a 166-run target in the 3rd T20 at the Harare Sports Club.

Earlier, In the series decider, Babar Azam won the toss and opted to bat first at the Harare Sports Club. Mohammad Rizwan and Sharjeel Khan were off to a good start but Khan lost his wicket in the fifth over. However, then on, Babar Azam and in-form, Babar Azam anchored the innings with a 124-run partnership to take Pakistan to a 162-run total. Mohammad Rizwan remained unbeaten on 91 while Babar Azam scored 54.

With a huge total to chase, Zimbabwe were off to a steady start. Openers Wesley Madhevere and Tarisai Musakanda kept the hosts in the game taking on Pakistan pacers. However, Hasan Ali gave Pakistan the breakthrough in the 5th over, sending back Tarisai Musakanda for 10. Wesley Madhevere, although, continued his knock, bringing up his half-century off just 38 balls.

Tadiwanashe Marumani joined him at the crease to bring up a 50-run stand to keep the scorecard ticking and keep Zimbabwe’s hopes alive. But after he was departed, it dented the hosts hopes. Zimbabwe kept losing wickets in regular intervals as they lost the match by 24 runs and the T20 series 1-2.

ZIM vs PAK 3rd T20 Live Scoreboard

Zimbabwe Innings: 141/7 (20); lost by 24 runs

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Wesley Madhevere c S Ahmed b Hasan Ali 59 47 7 0 125.53
Tarisai Musakanda lbw b Hasan Ali 10 11 1 0 90.91
Tadiwanashe Marumani b M Hasnain 35 26 4 0 134.62
Brendan Taylor c Mohammad Rizwan b Haris Rauf 20 22 2 0 90.91
Regis Chakabva (WK) c Sharjeel Khan b Hasan Ali 0 1 0 0 0.00
Sean Williams (C) c Faheem Ashraf b Hasan Ali 9 7 1 0 128.57
Luke Jongwe c Hasan Ali b Haris Rauf 5 4 1 0 125.00
Wellington Masakadza Not out 1 2 0 0 50.00
Blessing Muzarabani Not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extra 2 (b 0, w 0, nb 0, lb 2)
Total 141/7 (20)
Yet To Bat RP BurlR Ngarava
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Mohammad Hasnain 4 0 26 1 6.50
Hasan Ali 4 0 18 4 4.50
Faheem Ashraf 4 0 30 0 7.50
Haris Rauf 4 0 35 2 8.75
Usman Qadir 2 0 17 0 8.50
Mohammad Hafeez 2 0 13 0 6.50
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
TK Musakanda 1-37 4.6
T Marumani 2-102 13.3
W Madhevere 3-109 15.2
RW Chakabva 4-110 15.5
SC Williams 5-133 18.2
LM Jongwe 6-139 19.2
Brendan Taylor 7-141 19.5

 


Pakistan Innings:
165/3 (20 ovs)

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Mohammad Rizwan (WK) Not out 91 60 5 3 151.67
Sharjeel Khan c B Muzarabani b LM Jongwe 18 15 3 0 120.00
Babar Azam (C) c RP Burl b LM Jongwe 54 46 5 0 117.39
Fakhar Zaman c RP Burl b LM Jongwe 0 1 0 0 0.00
Hasan Ali Not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extra 4 (b 0, w 0, nb 2, lb 2)
Total 165/3 (20)
Yet To Bat S AhmedMohammad HafeezFaheem AshrafUsman QadirM HasnainHaris Rauf
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Blessing Muzarabani 4 0 35 0 8.75
Richard Ngarava 4 0 36 0 9.00
Luke Jongwe 4 0 37 3 9.25
Wellington Masakadza 4 0 24 0 6.00
Ryan Burl 4 0 33 0 8.25
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Sharjeel Khan 1-35 4.6
Babar Azam 2-161 19.3
FK Zaman 3-161 19.4

ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction LIVE Match Details

Match: ZIM vs PAK, 3rd T20I, Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2021
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2021
Time: 2.30 PM IST
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare

Dream11 (ZIM vs PAK 3rd  T20) Probable XI

Zimbabwe: Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Sean Williams (c), Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Ryan Burl, Wesley Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Luke Jongwe, Chakabva Regis

Pakistan: Md Rizwan, Babar Azam (Captain), Fakhar Zaman, Md Hafeez, Haider Ali, Md Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf

Also Read: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: Zahid Mahmood replaces injured Shadab Khan in T20I squad

ZIM vs PAK 3rd  T20 Dream11 Fantasy League PLAYING 11

Suggested Playing XI for ZIM vs PAK 3rd  T20 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Sean Williams, Craig Ervine, Wesley Madhevere, Luke Jongwe, Brendan Taylor, Ryan Burl, Hasan Ali

Captain: Babar Azam, Vice-Captain: Fakhar Zaman

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan (ZIM vs PAK) Squads for T20 series

Zimbabwe: Full squad: Williams Sean (c), Burl Ryan, Chakabva Regis, Chivanga Tanaka, Ervine Craig, Jongwe Luke, Kamunhukamwe Tinashe, Madhevere Wessly, Marumani Tadiwanashe, Masakadza Wellington, Mufudza Tapiwa, Muzarabani Blessing, Ngarava Richard, Taylor Brendan, Tiripano Donald

Pakistan: Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Zahid Mahmood, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Mohamamad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Arshad Iqbal, Usman Qadir

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Full Schedule

T20I series

21 April – 1st T20I v Zimbabwe; Harare Sports Club, Harare
23 April – 2nd T20I v Zimbabwe; Harare Sports Club, Harare
25 April – 3rd T20I v Zimbabwe; Harare Sports Club, Harare

Test series:

29 April-3May – 1st Test v Zimbabwe; Harare Sports Club, Harare
7-11 May – 2nd Test v Zimbabwe; Harare Sports Club, Harare

For more sports updates, follow us at insidesport.co and Moneyball for IPL players’ salaries.

Advertisement