Mukhtar Ahmed hits over the top

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st T20, Lahore

Pakistan triumph as cricket comes home

The occasion of international cricket's return to Pakistan was made merrier by the opening pair of Mukhtar Ahmed and Ahmed Shehzad as they tore into and broke down Zimbabwe's challenging 172 for 6, to ensure the side, playing at home after six years, won

Waqar Younis speaks to Shahid Afridi during a net session

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st T20, Lahore

Afridi eyes build-up towards World T20s

The security arrangements had been the focus since Zimbabwe's arrival in Pakistan but on the eve of the first ever Twenty20 international at the Gaddafi Stadium, the attention returned to cricket

Pakistan policemen beside a bus carrying the Zimbabwe cricket team to their hotel, Lahore, May 19, 2015

Zimbabwe in Pakistan 2015

Zimbabwe team arrives in Lahore

The Zimbabwe cricket team landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore at 1.45 am on Tuesday to become the first Full Member nation to tour Pakistan since March 2009

Sniffer dogs during a security drill at the Gaddafi Stadium

Zimbabwe in Pakistan 2015

State guest security for Zimbabwe team

Zimbabwe are to be given state guest importance during their tour of Pakistan, and can expect to see more visible security measures than usual in the country