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40.5

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, flighted well outside off, kicked away

40.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, doosra, pitches outside off, Taibu shoulders arms again. Did he read that doosra?

Zimbabwe 111/3   T Taibu 0* (2b)

42.1

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, sharp offbreak, gets an inside edge onto the pad, but falls safely towards where silly point would have been. Not that it would have carried

42.2

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, turning towards the pads, defended to short leg

42.3

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, Taibu is reading the doosra, picked it from the hand, went back, and played it like a legbreak

42.4

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, overpitched around off, pushed back to Ajmal

42.5

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, much slower through the air, much higher flight, guided towards backward short leg

42.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 3 leg byes, fired into the pads, turning well down the leg side, Akmal gets a hand to it, but to ask him to collect it cleanly would be too much

Zimbabwe 114/3   T Taibu 0* (8b)

43.1

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, driven on the up, finds mid-off

43.2

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, full outside off, can't pierce the cover ring

43.3

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, punched on the up, off the back foot, finds cover point

43.4

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, FOUR, Taibu defends this one away from the body, misjudges the angle, gets a thick edge, that goes along the ground, and smack between the second slip and gully

43.5

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, angling in towards off, pushed to mid-on

43.6

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, FOUR, nicely played, Cheema bowls short, and even though it is angling in, Taibu leans back to create some room, and steers it between the slips and gully. Misbah is livid with Cheema, doesn't want him to give the width

Zimbabwe 122/3   T Taibu 8* (14b 2x4)

45.3

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, short of a length, around off, defended back

45.4

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, 3 runs, short, pulled away past midwicket, along the ground

Zimbabwe 129/3   T Taibu 11* (16b 2x4)

46.1

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 2 runs, too full, Taibu drives this past cover for a couple

46.2

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, I think he is picking the doosra early, kicks this one away as soon as he sees it pitch outside off

46.3

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, big shout for lbw, sharp offbreak from outside off, but he has got his pad outside the line

46.4

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, quicker, on the stumps, keeps it out

46.5

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, flighted outside off, pushed back to Ajmal

46.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, another full offbreak, and defended back again

Zimbabwe 131/3   T Taibu 13* (22b 2x4)

47.6

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, FOUR, driven away from the body, but completely in control of the shot. With the open face, he places this wide of gully

Zimbabwe 136/3   T Taibu 17* (23b 3x4)

49.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, no run, flat, around off, defended back to Hafeez

49.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, FOUR, Taibu plays the paddle sweep, there is no backward short leg or the man at 45, so Taibu can safely play the shot. Gets it fine too. Taibu has played the spin best among Zimbabwe batsmen so far

49.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, 1 run, flatter, into the pads, worked around the corner for one

Zimbabwe 145/3   T Taibu 22* (26b 4x4)

50.1

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, full outside off, pushed to mid-off

50.2

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 1 run, a touch too straight, defended past backward short leg for a single

Zimbabwe 146/3   T Taibu 23* (28b 4x4)

51.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, no run, straighter one outside off, goes back to push this back to the bowler

51.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, 1 run, full on the pads, worked away for an easy single

Zimbabwe 149/3   T Taibu 24* (30b 4x4)

52.1

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, straighter one, perhaps the natural variation, in that it was intended to be an offbreak but it didn't turn. Beats his edge outside off

52.2

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, fired on the pads, he lets it hit the leg guard

52.3

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 1 run, full, on the leg line, worked away for a single

52.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 2 runs, doosra, gets the thick outside edge, past the slips for a couple

Zimbabwe 153/3   T Taibu 27* (34b 4x4)

54.1

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, starts off with one of the gentler bouncers you'll see in Test cricket. Easy to sway out of its way

54.2

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, short and wide, gentle pace, but Taibu fails to beat cover-point. It came off the toe of the bat

54.3

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, short again, closer to off, punched towards cover

54.4

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, short of a length, Mawoyo wants another sharp single but this is going straight towards midwicket. Taibu yelps a NO, and Mawoyo dives back into the crease

54.5

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, again short of a length, middle and off, pushed back to the bowler

54.6

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, fuller, around off, no movement, pushed back to the bowler

Zimbabwe 157/3   T Taibu 27* (40b 4x4)

55.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, FOUR, this one goes on with the angle, Taibu plays for the turn, the edge runs past the slip

55.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, no run, long hop, Taibu goes for the big pull, misses, is hit in front, but it was pitched outside leg

55.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, no run, fuller, around leg, angling towards off, defended off the back foot

Zimbabwe 162/3   T Taibu 31* (43b 5x4)

57.1

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, starts short of a length, outside off, pushed to cover

57.2

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, similar delivery, Taibu is on the front foot to defend this

57.3

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, angling in towards middle and leg, pushed to mid-on

57.4

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, fuller, middle and off, slight shape back in, defended back to the bowler

57.5

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, driven on the up, crisply struck, can't get it past cover

57.6

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, goes for the full, swinging delivery, but bowls it well down the leg side

Zimbabwe 162/3   T Taibu 31* (49b 5x4)

58.2

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, short and wide, nicely punched away, but can't beat cover-point

58.3

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, short of a length, no room, Taibu defends it back

58.4

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, angling in, middle and leg, pushed to mid-on

58.5

Sohail Khan to Taibu, 2 runs, short, into the body, nicely pulled away, along the ground, between the two deep fielders on the leg side, gets a couple

58.6

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, bouncer now, not too far outside off, Taibu has nothing to do with it

Zimbabwe 165/3   T Taibu 33* (54b 5x4)

60.1

Sohail Khan to Taibu, no run, punched on the up, can't beat cover-point, and shouts "waiting, waiting"

60.2

Sohail Khan to Taibu, 1 run, length ball, around off, but this time he closes the face late to get a single to square leg

Zimbabwe 166/3   T Taibu 34* (56b 5x4)

61.1

Junaid Khan to Taibu, 2 runs, bowls short and wide, Taibu cut, and finally finds the gap between point and cover-point

61.2

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, fuller, closer to off, pushed with an open face towards cover

61.3

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, length ball, middle and leg, comes forward and defends

61.4

Junaid Khan to Taibu, 2 runs, defends off the front foot, gets an inside edge into the pad for a single

61.5

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, back of a length, middle and leg, hits him on the thigh

61.6

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, slower ball, full on the pads, turned to square leg

Zimbabwe 170/3   T Taibu 38* (62b 5x4)

63.1

Junaid Khan to Taibu, FOUR, short and wide, Taibu pounces on it, cuts it in front of backward point. Junaid seems to be tiring down

63.2

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, appeal for a catch down the leg side, but that's just to clear throats a bit

63.3

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, full on the pads, nicely driven, short midwicket makes a diving save to his left

63.4

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, length ball, leg line, defended towards short midwicket

63.5

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, overpitched outside off, driven towards mid-off. More power, less timing

63.6

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, punched with an open face, can't beat gully

Zimbabwe 174/3   T Taibu 42* (68b 6x4)

65.1

Sohail Khan to Taibu, 2 runs, Lovely shot, short of a length, slightly wide, punched on the up, away from the body, no deviation, places it between mid-off and extra cover

65.2

Sohail Khan to Taibu, OUT, Sohail gets his first Test wicket, gift-wrapped by a dangerous-looking Taibu. This is short, this is wide, Taibu goes hard at it. All he manages is a thin edge through to the keeper. Sohail exults, Taibu walks back

T Taibu c †Adnan Akmal b Sohail Khan 44 (102m 70b 6x4 0x6) SR: 62.85

Zimbabwe 176/4   T Taibu 44 (70b 6x4)
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Ray Price congratulates Younis Khan after Pakistan's victory, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, only Test, 5th day, Bulawayo, September 5, 2011

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Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan are all smiles after Pakistan's win, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, only Test, 5th day, Bulawayo, September 5, 2011

Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan are all smiles after Pakistan's win

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