Pakistan in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 1st ODI

Zimbabwe v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 5 runs

14.5

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, gets an offbreak on the pads, can't place it wide of square leg

14.6

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, a fumble by the diving straight midwicket allows Misbah to get off the mark

Pakistan 75/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 1* (2b)

15.1

Lamb to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Misbah reverse-sweeps the third ball he faces... always knew he wanted to do this to this length ball outside off, guides it fine of short third man

15.2

Lamb to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, worked away off the pads, gets a single past square leg

Pakistan 80/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 6* (4b 1x4)

16.2

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, another tossed-up delivery, driven to long-on for a single

16.4

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball on the pads, defended towards midwicket

16.5

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full on the pads, paddled away to short fine

Pakistan 93/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 8* (7b 1x4)

17.3

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Misbah defends with an open face, can't beat point

17.4

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball outside off, driven on the up, but can't beat mid-off

17.5

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, worked away off the pads, gets a single past square leg

Pakistan 96/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 9* (10b 1x4)

18.2

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, straying down leg again, Misbah misses out on an easy single

18.3

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, pushed to point off the back foot

18.4

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, punched to mid-off, wants the single, then realises he has hit it too well and straight to the man

18.5

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, angling into the pads, placed smack between the two deep men on the on side, but Misbah doesn't want the second and sends Younis back. fair enough. It is Misbah's call

Pakistan 99/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 10* (14b 1x4)

19.2

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, wide outside off, Misbah doesn't time the punch well, finds point

19.3

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, length ball, angling in, Misbah gets a soft inside edge, and they steal a single

Pakistan 102/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 11* (16b 1x4)

20.3

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, slightly short, and he has pulled this down the ground for a single to long-on

20.5

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, worked past midwicket this time for another single

Pakistan 107/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 13* (18b 1x4)

22.2

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, punched away to sweeper-cover for one

22.4

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, driven sightly wide of midwicket, and they rush through for another single. A slight fumble from Chigumbura helped

22.6

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, another single to long-on - six singles off the over

Pakistan 115/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 16* (21b 1x4)

23.1

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, Chigumbura is doing well with the ones straightening outside off, Misbah leaves the bat hanging outside off, the edge is taken, and it goes fine

23.2

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, fuller, closer to off, pushed to long-on for a single

23.6

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball, angling in, defended towards midwicket

Pakistan 119/2   Misbah-ul-Haq 19* (24b 1x4)

24.2

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, wide of the crease, turning into the pads, pushed between square leg and midwicket for one

24.6

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, worked around the corner, but not past short fine leg

Pakistan 127/3   Misbah-ul-Haq 20* (26b 1x4)

25.3

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, steered away to third man for one

Pakistan 129/3   Misbah-ul-Haq 21* (27b 1x4)

26.1

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, driven back towards the non-striker. Utseya dives in front of him

26.2

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, too full, placed between midwicket and square leg for one

26.4

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, placed just to the right of midwicket, soft hands, and they get a single

Pakistan 132/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 23* (30b 1x4)

27.1

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Zimbabwe's fielding continues to be inconsistent. Poor work by Taylor at extra cover. Driven on the up towards him, and he has let it straight through his hands

27.2

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, this one jags back in, gets an inside edge, but misses the stumps

Pakistan 137/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 28* (32b 2x4)

28.2

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, the paddle sweep now, gets a single to long leg

28.4

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, long hop, but it stays low, and Misbah doesn't play the full-blooded pull. Still gets a single to deep midwicket

28.6

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, pushed down the ground off the back foot, gets another single

Pakistan 144/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 31* (35b 2x4)

29.1

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Akmal wants a single off the misfield at point, but Misbah sends him back

29.2

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, drives this fuller delivery to long-on for one

Pakistan 145/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 32* (37b 2x4)

30.1

Mpofu to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, length ball, straying into the pads, worked away for an easy single

30.6

Mpofu to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slightly slower, but short enough to be punched away square. Can't beat point, though

Pakistan 151/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 33* (39b 2x4)

31.2

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, another beauty from Chigumbura. Just short of a length, Misbah is looking to run it to third man, but is beaten by the straightening of the delivery

31.3

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, this one keeps coming with the angle and he steers it to third man for one

Pakistan 153/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 34* (41b 2x4)

32.3

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, overpitched outside off, driven to long-off for one

Pakistan 156/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 35* (42b 2x4)

33.1

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 wide, Misbah walks down and across to counter that away movement, Chigumbura digs this one in, and strays down the leg side

33.1

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, steered to third man for a single

Pakistan 160/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 36* (43b 2x4)

34.1

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, cut away powerfully to deep cover for one

34.3

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slower ball, around off, pushed back to the bowler

34.4

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, right forward to defend another accurate delivery

34.5

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, no room, pushed to point

34.6

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, this one is on middle and leg, and he drives it down to long-on for one

Pakistan 167/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 38* (48b 2x4)

35.1

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, wide of off, played with an open face, can't beat point

35.2

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full, on the pads, driven to long-on for one

35.5

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball outside off, Misbah defends, probably wants to see Elton off

35.6

Chigumbura to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, another push back to the bowler. Chigumbura finishes 10 overs for 31 and a wicket

Pakistan 169/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 39* (52b 2x4)

36.3

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, Misbah slog-sweeps! He usually connects superbly with these. It's a length ball, angling in, and he gets down on a knee to send this crashing into boundary boards at midwicket

36.4

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to point with an open face

36.5

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, short and wide, and Misbah cuts it powerfully past point. You can hear Akmal say "Kya baat hai" [loosely translated to: what a shot]

36.6

Masakadza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full, on the pads, flicked away for a single that will bring an efficient fifty

Pakistan 181/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 50* (56b 3x4 1x6)

37.1

Price to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flat, on the pads, pushed down the ground, can't beat an alert Chigumbura at straight midwicket

37.2

Price to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, this is pushed wide of midwicket for one

37.5

Price to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah presses forward, Price bowls flat, Misbah rocks back to flick it away for a single

Pakistan 184/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 52* (59b 3x4 1x6)

38.1

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full on the pads, worked around the corner for one

38.4

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to the right of midwicket, but they aren't risking anything with Chigumbura

38.5

Utseya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, too full, and driven down to long-on for one

Pakistan 187/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 54* (62b 3x4 1x6)

39.2

Price to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flighted, overpitched, but slower through the air, Misbah doesn't find the pace to work with and ends up working it back to Price

39.3

Price to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, Misbah has one of his famous brain freeze movements. Tries the reverse sweep. Not the subtle one where you change the bat face at the last movement. He jumps across the crease, almost as if playing a switch hit, and then changes stance. Price bowls full and straight, beats the bat, and hits him dead in front

Misbah-ul-Haq lbw b Price 54 (96m 64b 3x4 1x6) SR: 84.37

Pakistan 189/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 54 (64b 3x4 1x6)
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Pakistan won by 28 runs
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Sep 8, 2011

Elton Chigumbura scored 24 off 23 balls, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Bulawayo, September 8, 2011

Elton Chigumbura scored 24 off 23 balls

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Sep 8, 2011

Vusi Sibanda needed a bit of attention after he was caught and bowled with the ball deflecting off his pad, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Bulawayo, September 8, 2011

Vusi Sibanda was caught and bowled after the ball deflected off his pad

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