Pakistan in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Zimbabwe v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 10 wickets (with 47 balls remaining)

38.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, no run, defended towards short cover

38.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, no run, beaten outside off as he looks to defend that one

38.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, no run, looks to drive off the front foot, he misses and Adnan takes off the bails and appeals, third umpire confirms Taibu's back foot was grounded

38.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, 1 run, the reverse-sweep hasn't worked for Zimbabwe today, this time Taibu fluffs the shot, the ball dribbles towards backward point

38.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Taibu, 1 run, swept down to fine leg for a single

Zimbabwe 145/3   T Taibu 2* (5b)

39.1

Junaid Khan to Taibu, 2 runs, superb running from Taibu, he opens the face and guides the ball towards deep backward point, third man has to come across to his right, Taibu sprints back for the second

39.2

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, Taibu backs away from the stumps, it is a short ball over the stumps, Taibu lets it through to the keeper

39.3

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, short ball outside off, looks to uppercut that one but is beaten by the extra bounce

39.4

Junaid Khan to Taibu, no run, short of length ball on off stump, defended to the off side

39.5

Junaid Khan to Taibu, 1 run, on the pads this time, clipped towards midwicket, Taibu wanted two but Masakadza settles for one

Zimbabwe 148/3   T Taibu 5* (10b)

40.1

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, FOUR, the sweep from Taibu, nicely placed, not too much power behind the shot, it goes all along the ground and the square leg umpire hops out of its way as it races for four

40.2

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 1 run, another sweep, this time towards deep backward square leg for a single

40.4

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, goes for the reverse-sweep, off the toe end of the bat towards the bowler

40.5

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, phew, there's a doosra, Taibu has no clue about that one, beaten by a long way outside off

40.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, looks to end the over the way he started, with a sweep to square leg, but he can't connect and is struck on the body

Zimbabwe 158/3   T Taibu 10* (15b 1x4)

41.3

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, short of length and outside off, opens the face to steer the ball towards point

41.4

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, Taibu was was shaping for a scoop, Cheema fires it full and wide after seeing the batsman move, Taibu can't connect

41.5

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, no run, punched towards cover by Taibu

41.6

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, FOUR, Taibu giving this innings some impetus, he slices a length ball past point for four

Zimbabwe 163/3   T Taibu 14* (19b 2x4)

42.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, FOUR, again Taibu ends the over with a boundary, he is terrific with the sweep shot, this time he gets the ball behind deep backward square leg for four

Zimbabwe 168/3   T Taibu 18* (20b 3x4)

43.3

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, 1 run, clipped towards midwicket for a single

43.5

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, 1 run, Taibu drives that towards point and pinches a single

Zimbabwe 177/4   T Taibu 20* (22b 3x4)

44.3

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 1 run, Taibu guides the doosra to backward point and screams for a single, Waller responds early

44.5

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 1 run, yet another reverse-sweep goes very wrong, Taibu was in position to play the shot very early, gets a top edge and that ball is in the air for a while, but somehow eludes all the men in the ring, lands halfway to backward point

Zimbabwe 182/4   T Taibu 22* (24b 3x4)

45.1

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, 1 run, slides it towards legstump, clipped towards square leg for a single

45.3

Aizaz Cheema to Taibu, 1 run, full ball on the pads, whipped behind square leg, Aizaz keeping it very full here, batsmen can't get under it

Zimbabwe 185/4   T Taibu 24* (26b 3x4)

46.1

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, just outside off, slapped towards point, can't beat the fielder

46.2

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, no run, on middle stump this time, defended to the leg side

46.3

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 1 run, OUT, and is that another run-out? Mohammad Hafeez dives to his left at extra cover to stop a fierce drive from Taibu, the ball has rolled a few yards away from him, he collects it and throws it to the keeper, who had been hollering for the ball, the batsmen had initially wanted two before Waller was sent back, he diving in desperation but he can't make it, third umpire is called for but Waller knows he out

MN Waller run out 12 (13m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

46.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taibu, 1 run, the conventional sweep continues to proves useful for Taibu, he gets this away towards deep backward square leg and gets a single

Zimbabwe 198/5   T Taibu 26* (30b 3x4)

47.1

Sohail Tanvir to Taibu, no run, length ball outside off, defended back towards the bowler

47.2

Sohail Tanvir to Taibu, OUT, Tanvir bowls from wide of the crease, Taibu was going for a powerful heave, he misses and the off stump is a few yards behind where it was originally, big blow for Zimbabwe, Taibu was the man they wanted for the home stretch

T Taibu b Sohail Tanvir 26 (46m 32b 3x4 0x6) SR: 81.25

Zimbabwe 198/6   T Taibu 26 (32b 3x4)
Series Results
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Pakistan won by 28 runs
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Pakistan won by 10 wickets (with 47 balls remaining)
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Sep 11, 2011

Brian Vitori congratulates Pakistan's openers, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Harare, September 11, 2011

Brian Vitori congratulates Pakistan's openers

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Sep 11, 2011

Mohammad Hafeez got to a hundred off 129 balls, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Harare, September 11, 2011

Mohammad Hafeez got to a hundred off 129 balls

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