Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan, 2nd T20I: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, May 24, 2015
Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
24 May 2015 - night match (20-over match)
  Zimbabwe innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal V Sibanda c Anwar Ali b Shahid Afridi 49 74 46 2 1 106.52
16.4 juggle, juggle and Anwar hangs onto it! Dropped shortish and on a leg-stump line, he goes for a pull and makes a decent connection but finds Anwar, who just about holds onto it at deep midwicket. The third attempt does it.. 136/2
View dismissal H Masakadza c Anwar Ali b Shoaib Malik 39 37 32 4 1 121.87
8.3 holes out to long-on! Pakistan break the opening stand. Fuller and on middle and leg, Sibanda goes for a lofted strike and mishits it to Anwar Ali. He intended to go a lot squarer but did not get hold of it. Shehzad hugs Malik. 68/1
SC Williams not out 58 52 32 7 1 181.25
View dismissal E Chigumbura* c Ahmed Shehzad b Mohammad Sami 21 10 9 0 3 233.33
19.1 impressive overhead catch from Shehzad! Length on off from round the stumps, Chigumbura aims for a lofted drive and Shehzad takes it at long-off after moving to his left. End of a charming cameo... 168/3
CK Coventry not out 2 4 3 0 0 66.66
Extras (lb 2, w 2, nb 2) 6
  Total (3 wickets; 20 overs; 90 mins) 175 (8.75 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  Anwar Ali 3 0 31 0 10.33 5 4 0 (1nb)
View wicket Mohammad Sami 4 0 38 1 9.50 12 1 4
19.1 to Chigumbura, impressive overhead catch from Shehzad! Length on off from round the stumps, Chigumbura aims for a lofted drive and Shehzad takes it at long-off after moving to his left. End of a charming cameo... 168/3
  Bilawal Bhatti 3 0 31 0 10.33 4 4 0 (1nb, 2w)
  Imad Wasim 2 0 14 0 7.00 6 1 1
View wicket Shahid Afridi 4 0 36 1 9.00 5 2 1
16.4 to Sibanda, juggle, juggle and Anwar hangs onto it! Dropped shortish and on a leg-stump line, he goes for a pull and makes a decent connection but finds Anwar, who just about holds onto it at deep midwicket. The third attempt does it.. 136/2
View wicket Shoaib Malik 4 0 23 1 5.75 5 1 0
8.3 to Masakadza, holes out to long-on! Pakistan break the opening stand. Fuller and on middle and leg, Sibanda goes for a lofted strike and mishits it to Anwar Ali. He intended to go a lot squarer but did not get hold of it. Shehzad hugs Malik. 68/1
  Pakistan innings (target: 176 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Mukhtar Ahmed c Sibanda b Sikandar Raza 62 63 40 6 1 155.00
13.3 Mukhtar gone now... Tossed up on the leg stump, he loads up to lift it over long-on. Ends up finding Sibanda there.. Dolly catch, no errors here. And with that Sibanda becomes the first Zimbabwe player to take three catches in a T20 International 117/4
View dismissal Ahmed Shehzad c Sibanda b Vitori 18 25 17 3 0 105.88
4.5 Vitori strikes as Shehzad picks out mid-off. This was a well-directed short ball outside off, has ample legs on it to surprise the batsman. He aims for a pull, hit high on the bat as he splices it to Sibanda at mid-off 44/1
View dismissal Nauman Anwar c Sibanda b Utseya 18 16 10 2 1 180.00
8.3 Sibanda takes it at long-on! This was a nothing ball, shortish and outside off. Nauman wants to smash it over long-on. He does not enough enough power on it, mistiming it to Sibanda 81/2
View dismissal Shoaib Malik run out (Utseya) 7 8 7 1 0 100.00
10.4 from Utseya, sharp piece of work from Utseya off his own bowling! Malik steps down the track, Utseya is aware of it as he pulls his length back. Punched back at the bowler, who moves to his right, makes a one-handed stop and lets rip a direct hit. Malik can't make his ground in time 95/3
View dismissal Umar Akmal lbw b Mpofu 30 30 21 1 2 142.85
16.5 Mpofu pins Umar Akmal lbw for 30. Change of pace, low full toss on middle, Umar is early into the slog and does not connect. Trapped plumb in front of middle. Undone by the slower one. The bowler collapses in his followthrough and celebrates 152/6
View dismissal Shahid Afridi* c Sikandar Raza b Williams 7 4 3 0 1 233.33
14.2 Afridi's attempted encore fails. Mid-on and mid-off converge, almost collide. Raza moves to his left from mid-on and pouches it safely. Big blow for the hosts. Lala made room again, Williams bowled it flat and full on off, he sliced it high in the air. Well-judged catch from Raza 130/5
View dismissal Mohammad Rizwan c Sikandar Raza b Mpofu 6 23 7 0 0 85.71
18.2 Top catch from Raza.. Crucial wicket for Zimbabwe. This was on a back of a length and outside off, slower in pace, Rizwan goes across the line and slogs it. Raza runs in from deep midwicket, hurls himself forward and snaffles a good catch. Mpofu looks skywards and thumps his chest. 161/8
View dismissal Anwar Ali b Williams 2 3 3 0 0 66.66
17.3 Anwar Ali charges down the track and perishes to a full toss. Can Zimbabwe pull off an upset? Anwar swings hard but connect connect. Williams rattles the base of the leg stump. Anwar shakes his head as he walks back to the hut 155/7
Imad Wasim not out 4 16 5 0 0 80.00
Bilawal Bhatti not out 13 10 5 1 1 260.00
Extras (b 2, lb 4, w 3) 9
  Total (8 wickets; 19.4 overs; 103 mins) 176 (8.94 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets CB Mpofu 4 0 25 2 6.25 12 2 1 (1w)
16.5 to Umar Akmal, Mpofu pins Umar Akmal lbw for 30. Change of pace, low full toss on middle, Umar is early into the slog and does not connect. Trapped plumb in front of middle. Undone by the slower one. The bowler collapses in his followthrough and celebrates 152/6
18.2 to Mohammad Rizwan, Top catch from Raza.. Crucial wicket for Zimbabwe. This was on a back of a length and outside off, slower in pace, Rizwan goes across the line and slogs it. Raza runs in from deep midwicket, hurls himself forward and snaffles a good catch. Mpofu looks skywards and thumps his chest. 161/8
View wicket BV Vitori 3.4 0 36 1 9.81 9 5 1 (1w)
4.5 to Ahmed Shehzad, Vitori strikes as Shehzad picks out mid-off. This was a well-directed short ball outside off, has ample legs on it to surprise the batsman. He aims for a pull, hit high on the bat as he splices it to Sibanda at mid-off 44/1
View wickets SC Williams 4 0 32 2 8.00 7 1 2
14.2 to Shahid Afridi, Afridi's attempted encore fails. Mid-on and mid-off converge, almost collide. Raza moves to his left from mid-on and pouches it safely. Big blow for the hosts. Lala made room again, Williams bowled it flat and full on off, he sliced it high in the air. Well-judged catch from Raza 130/5
17.3 to Anwar Ali, Anwar Ali charges down the track and perishes to a full toss. Can Zimbabwe pull off an upset? Anwar swings hard but connect connect. Williams rattles the base of the leg stump. Anwar shakes his head as he walks back to the hut 155/7
View wicket P Utseya 4 0 31 1 7.75 5 2 0 (1w)
8.3 to Nauman Anwar, Sibanda takes it at long-on! This was a nothing ball, shortish and outside off. Nauman wants to smash it over long-on. He does not enough enough power on it, mistiming it to Sibanda 81/2
  AG Cremer 2 0 27 0 13.50 3 2 2
View wicket Sikandar Raza 2 0 19 1 9.50 2 2 0
13.3 to Mukhtar Ahmed, Mukhtar gone now... Tossed up on the leg stump, he loads up to lift it over long-on. Ends up finding Sibanda there.. Dolly catch, no errors here. And with that Sibanda becomes the first Zimbabwe player to take three catches in a T20 International 117/4

Match details


Toss - Zimbabwe
Series - Pakistan won the 2-match series 2-0
T20I debuts - Imad Wasim and Nauman Anwar (Pakistan)
Player of the match - Mukhtar Ahmed (Pakistan)
Player of the series - Mukhtar Ahmed (Pakistan)
Umpires - Ahmed Shahab and Ahsan Raza
TV umpire - Shozab Raza
Match referee - Azhar Khan
Reserve umpire - Khalid Mahmood

Match Notes


    • Zimbabwe innings
    • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 50 runs, 0 wicket)
    • Zimbabwe: 50 runs in 5.6 overs (37 balls), Extras 3
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 37 balls (V Sibanda 14, H Masakadza 33, Ex 3)
    • Zimbabwe: 100 runs in 11.6 overs (74 balls), Extras 5
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (V Sibanda 15, SC Williams 35, Ex 1)
    • SC Williams: 50 off 26 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Zimbabwe: 150 runs in 17.2 overs (106 balls), Extras 5
    • Innings Break: Zimbabwe - 175/3 in 20.0 overs (SC Williams 58, CK Coventry 2)
    • Pakistan innings
    • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 47 runs, 1 wicket)
    • Pakistan: 50 runs in 6.1 overs (37 balls), Extras 5
    • Pakistan: 100 runs in 11.3 overs (69 balls), Extras 6
    • Mukhtar Ahmed: 50 off 33 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Pakistan: 150 runs in 16.4 overs (100 balls), Extras 8
 
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