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Pakistan Clean sweeps Zimbabwe, Wins the series 3-0

Pakistan won the T20 series against Zimbabwe 3-0, Zimbabwe whitewashed by Pakistan. #PAKvZIM

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PAK wins the T20 series aginst ZIMBABWE, Abdullah Shafique and Khushdil Shah Shines in the third T20I. PAK vs ZIM 3rd T20I result, Summary

Pakistan Whitewashed Zimbabwe in the T20 series. PAK vs ZIM T20I series started off right after Zimbabwe stunned Pakistan cricket team in the third One Day International.

Babar Azam, His squad and the team management of Pakistan Cricket Team came under fire when they went on to lose the last ODI against Zimbabwe cricket team. Pakistan’s loss against a much lower ranking team wasn’t taken lightly but the cricket fans and critics. Though the tail ender Musa Khan brought Pakistan right back in the game by striking a boundary on the last ball, taking Pakistan to the super over. However, Muzrabani’s magical spell continued and he stuck twice in the super over effectively restricting Pakistan to just 2 runs. This was obviously achieved easily and ZIM won their first game of Pakistan’s tour. Now was the time for T20Is. Which is considered to be Paksitan’s stronghold.

PAK vs ZIM First T20I Match Summary

Pakistan won the toss in the first ODI match and elected to bowl first, Brendon Taylor started off the proceedings with a quick start but the star of the show for Zimbabwe was W Madhevere who made 70 runs on 48 balls and did bulk of the scoring for ZIM. Zimbabwe finished off 156 for 6 whcih was a decent score.

When Pakistan came out to bat, Fakhar Zaman was the first to go but then came the big fish, Babar Azam! Babar took the game away form Zimbabwe and scored a brilliant match winning 82 runs innings on just 55 balls.

Pakistan won the 1st T20 comfortably by 6 wickets with 7 balls to spare.

PAK vs ZIM Second T20I Match Summary

Pakistan won the toss in 2nd T20I and once again decided to put Zimbabwe in to bat first. Pakistan played several new youngsters in the second T20 including the sensational Haider Ali, Kushdil shah, Faheem Ashraf and Usman Qadir (leg spinner).

Younsters were expected to deliver which they did. The young wrist spinner Usman Qadir, who is son of the great leg spinner Abdul Qadir came the squad and shined with the ball. He took three wickets and Pakistan was able to restrict Zimbabwe to a small total of 137 runs.

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A total of 137 runs was never going to be enough against a quality T20 Side like Pakistan. Younster Haider Ali took the game away with his fearless batting. he scored 66 runs on just 43 balls with the help of 6 fours and 3 sixes. Babar Azam was yet again amongst the runs and scored a brilliant half century.

Pakistan won the 2nd T20I against Zimbabwe comfortably by 8 wickets after chasing the total of 137 in ust 15.1 overs.

PAK vs ZIM Third T20I Match Summary

Pakistan had already won the T20I series and experimented with even more youngsters in the third and final T20I match against Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe won the toss and came out to bat first but lost Brendan Taylor‘s wicket right away to Imad Wasim.

Usman Qadir Magic

Usman Qadir Who was playing his second match of the series bowled brilliantly and delivered his career best 4-13 in his 4 overs. Pakistan restricted Zimbabwe to a mere 129 runs target.

Failing Fakhar Zaman.

In form Pakistan team cruised along right from the start. however, Fakhar Zaman was not able to score big and failed yet again. Fakhar who has a record of a double century against Zimbabwe could not score anything substaintial in this series against ZIM. He failed in all three matches.

Stars for the future: Khushdil Shah and Abdullah Shafique

Khushdil Shah played a blinder with the bat and scored 36 runs on just 15 balls. Shah scored three fours and three sixes finishing the job for Pakistan.

Khushdil Shah was criticized for his dismissal in the 3rd ODI match which Pakistan lost in the super over. However, Management trusted in his ability and gave him a chance in T20I series. He performed and showed is class in T20.

Abdullah Shafique scored a brilliant 41 runs (not out) innings on his debut. he scored off 5 boundaries including 4 fours and a six. Abdullah Shafique was praised for his temperament and technique. He has certainly put up in name in the selector’s book for the upcoming PAK vs NZ series.

Pakistan won the last T20I match chasing down the small target of 129 in just 15.2 overs.

Final Thoughts.

Pakistan won the T20I series comfortably unlike ODI series it was a comprehensive win for the home side. Zimbabwe struggled in all fields and need to improve upon their batting against a quality bowling side.

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SA 220 & 1-61(69.2 & 22.5)
PAK 378(119.2)

National Stadium

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Eliminator 08:15 AM 29 January 2021
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Chisholm Oval

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Qualifier 08:15 AM 30 January 2021
SCO 0-0(0)
SIX 0-0(0)

Manuka Oval

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3rd ODI 08:00 AM 26 January 2021
PAK 169(48.0)
SA 201(50.0)

Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium

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3rd ODI 06:00 AM 26 January 2021
IRE 230(47.1)
AFG 9-266(50.0)

Sheikh Zayed Stadium

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Match 56 08:30 AM 26 January 2021
SIX 5-180(19.5)
STA 6-177(20.0)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

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Match 55 04:50 AM 26 January 2021
HUR 9-139(20.0)
REN 5-150(20.0)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

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Match 54 01:30 AM 26 January 2021
SCO 6-175(20.0)
HEA 7-181(20.0)

Adelaide Oval

Brisbane Heat win by 6 runs

3rd ODI 05:30 AM 25 January 2021
WI 177(44.2)
BAN 6-297(50.0)

Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium

Bangladesh win by 120 runs

T20 Match 1 16:00 PM 20 February 2020
Quetta Gladiators 171/7 (18.3)
Islamabad United 168 (19.1)

Match Ended

Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by 3 wickets

T20 Match 2 10:00 AM 21 February 2020
Karachi Kings 201/4 (20.0)
Peshawar Zalmi 191/7 (20.0)

Match Ended

Karachi Kings beat Peshawar Zalmi by 10 runs

T20 Match 3 15:00 PM 21 February 2020
Lahore Qalandars 138/8 (20.0)
Multan Sultans 142/5 (16.1)

Match Ended

Multan Sultans beat Lahore Qalandars by 5 wickets

T20 Match 4 09:00 AM 22 February 2020
Quetta Gladiators 148/5 (20.0)
Peshawar Zalmi 153/4 (18.3)

Match Ended

Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by 6 wickets

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