Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan, 2007/08 / Commentary

Zimbabwe in Pakistan ODI Series - 4th ODI

Pakistan v Zimbabwe

Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)

30.2

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 1 run, full and he almost yorks himself but manages to dig it out towards mid-off

30.4

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, on a length this time and is pushed to covers

30.5

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 2 runs, fuller and square driven past point

30.6

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 1 run, leans forward to push a flat delivery to long-off. Not much turn for Fawad.

Zimbabwe 138/5   E Chigumbura 4* (4b)

31.1

Shoaib Malik to Chigumbura, 1 run, flighted outside off, driven to long-on for a single

31.5

Shoaib Malik to Chigumbura, 1 run

Zimbabwe 143/5   E Chigumbura 6* (6b)

32.2

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 1 run, full and outside off, square driven to deep point

32.4

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, full and outside off, driven to covers. Fawad doesn't give it a tweak and Sarfraz tells him to bowl a little bit slower. Good advice.

32.5

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 1 run, that was slower but too full and is driven to extra cover for a single

Zimbabwe 148/5   E Chigumbura 8* (9b)

33.1

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, 1 run, flighted on the middle and leg, driven to long-on

33.3

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, 2 runs, turned to fine-leg for couple of runs

33.4

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run, slider, and it almost went through the bat and pad gap. He played for the legbreak and got a inside edge

33.5

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run, beaten by the leg break this time! Afridi is mixing things up rather well

33.6

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run, on the middle stump, goes on straight, worked to right of midwicket

Zimbabwe 152/5   E Chigumbura 11* (14b)

34.5

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, full and outside off, tries to sweep but misses and it runs off the pad

34.6

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, lands on the off stump line, pushed back to the bowler

Zimbabwe 153/5   E Chigumbura 11* (16b)

35.3

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, FOUR, tossed outside leg stump, top-edges a sweep shot just over the crouched 'keeper

35.4

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, 1 run, full, too full, outside off, driven to extra cover

Zimbabwe 159/5   E Chigumbura 16* (18b 1x4)

36.3

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, slower, fuller and outside off and it strikes the boot on the full but too much outside off to cause any damage

36.4

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 2 runs, a tad short and is cut towards deep point where Misbah sends in a slightly wide throw and they complete the second run

36.5

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, full and outside off, beaten on the drive

36.6

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, driven to covers

Zimbabwe 165/5   E Chigumbura 18* (22b 1x4)

37.2

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run, pushed to the off side

37.3

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, 1 run, slips to the leg side and is flicked past square leg

37.5

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run, shifts his line to the off stump and is driven to covers

37.6

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run, slider evades the intended forward defence and strikes him on the pad but it was going down leg side

Zimbabwe 168/5   E Chigumbura 19* (26b 1x4)

38.2

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, keeps low just outside off, punched to covers

38.3

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 2 runs, full, straight, just outside off, whipped through wide midwicket

38.4

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, tossed up, pushed to the leg side

38.5

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, 1 run, goes back to cut a fullish delivery actually to deep point . He could have got on to the front foot for that but he had obviously predetermined to play a cut

Zimbabwe 172/5   E Chigumbura 22* (30b 1x4)

39.1

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run, comes in with the angle, pushed to covers

39.2

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, 1 run, low full toss and paddled away to fine leg

39.5

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, no run

39.6

Shahid Afridi to Chigumbura, 1 run, conventional leg break outside off, steered to right of backward point for a quick single

Zimbabwe 175/6   E Chigumbura 24* (34b 1x4)

40.1

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, no run, full and outside off, square driven to point

40.2

Fawad Alam to Chigumbura, OUT, Stumped! It was full and well outside off stump, Chigumbura tried to whip it across the line, missed and fell over in the process. Sarfraz was quick to whip off the bails.

E Chigumbura st †Sarfraz Ahmed b Fawad Alam 24 (32m 36b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Zimbabwe 175/7   E Chigumbura 24 (36b 1x4)
Series Results
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Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 114 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Faisalabad - Jan 30, 2008
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Multan - Jan 27, 2008
Pakistan won by 37 runs
Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Hyderabad (Sind) - Jan 24, 2008
Pakistan won by 5 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Karachi - Jan 21, 2008
Pakistan won by 104 runs
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Photos

Jan 30, 2008

Mohammad Yousuf and Hamilton Masakadza shake hands after the game, Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 4th ODI, Mobilink Cup, Faisalabad, January 30, 2008

Mohammad Yousuf and Hamilton Masakadza shake hands after the game

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Jan 30, 2008

Mohammad Yousuf and Fawad Alam leave the field after Pakistan chased 245, Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 4th ODI, Mobilink Cup, Faisalabad, January 30, 2008

Mohammad Yousuf and Fawad Alam leave the field after Pakistan chased 245

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