Result
1st Test, Sheikhupura, Oct 17-21 1996, Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan
(100 ov)
375 & 241/7
553
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Pakistan
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c sub (Shahid Afridi) b Saqlain Mushtaq11028737714138.32
MH Dekker lbw b Wasim Akram1425342056.00
ADR Campbell (c)lbw b Shahid Nazir817201047.05
DL Houghton run out (Saeed Anwar)4360883271.66
A Flower lbw b Shahid Nazir1121382052.38
CB Wishart lbw b Shahid Nazir011000.00
GJ Whittall c Shadab Kabir b Saqlain Mushtaq024000.00
PA Strang not out10620730610051.20
AR Whittall lbw b Shahid Nazir037000.00
BC Strang  b Saqlain Mushtaq4267925062.68
HK Olonga  b Shahid Nazir714181050.00
Extras(b 9, lb 16, nb 8, w 1)34
TOTAL(115.4 Ov, RR: 3.24, 497 Mts)375
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Mark Dekker), 2-41 (Alistair Campbell), 3-119 (Dave Houghton), 4-141 (Andy Flower), 5-141 (Craig Wishart), 6-142 (Guy Whittall), 7-273 (Grant Flower), 8-274 (Andy Whittall), 9-361 (Bryan Strang), 10-375 (Henry Olonga)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wasim Akram2895812.0702
Waqar Younis2239004.0904
Saqlain Mushtaq37312733.4300
Shahid Nazir22.435352.3312
Aamer Sohail602203.6600
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar st †A Flower b PA Strang51871016058.62
Aamer Sohail c †A Flower b PA Strang464546110102.22
Shadab Kabir c Houghton b AR Whittall214150014.28
Ijaz Ahmed lbw b Olonga913142069.23
Saleem Malik  b PA Strang521061046149.05
Azam Khan lbw b PA Strang1422321063.63
Moin Khan c AR Whittall b PA Strang1856672032.14
Wasim Akram (c)not out257363490221270.79
Saqlain Mushtaq  b GJ Whittall793594268022.00
Waqar Younis  b GJ Whittall011000.00
Shahid Nazir c Dekker b AR Whittall01013000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 8, nb 5, w 2)25
TOTAL(178.2 Ov, RR: 3.1, 673 Mts)553
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Aamer Sohail), 2-77 (Shadab Kabir), 3-91 (Ijaz Ahmed), 4-142 (Saeed Anwar), 5-176 (Azam Khan), 6-183 (Saleem Malik), 7-237 (Moin Khan), 8-550 (Saqlain Mushtaq), 9-550 (Waqar Younis), 10-553 (Shahid Nazir)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HK Olonga1966013.1511
BC Strang1023403.4011
AR Whittall45.2714623.2201
PA Strang691221253.0701
GJ Whittall2557322.9201
GW Flower1041001.0000
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MH Dekker c Wasim Akram b Saqlain Mushtaq1316262081.25
GW Flower c Shadab Kabir b Saqlain Mushtaq461471938031.29
ADR Campbell (c)lbw b Waqar Younis1549592030.61
DL Houghton  b Saqlain Mushtaq6511515611056.52
A Flower  b Shahid Nazir181211881014.87
CB Wishart c Wasim Akram b Shahid Nazir1026441038.46
GJ Whittall c sub (Shahid Afridi) b Saqlain Mushtaq32971465032.98
PA Strang not out1323451056.52
AR Whittall not out01639000.00
Extras(b 11, lb 10, nb 8)29
TOTAL(100 Ov, RR: 2.41, 438 Mts)241/7
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Mark Dekker), 2-40 (Alistair Campbell), 3-124 (Grant Flower), 4-159 (Dave Houghton), 5-177 (Craig Wishart), 6-221 (Andy Flower), 7-232 (Guy Whittall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Waqar Younis2036013.0000
Shahid Nazir1964522.3603
Saqlain Mushtaq40167541.8704
Wasim Akram501603.2000
Aamer Sohail1161201.0901
Saleem Malik511202.4000
MATCH DETAILS
Sheikhupura Stadium
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of Pakistan
Player Of The Match
Wasim Akram
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1336
Season1996/97
Match days17,18,19,20,21 October 1996 (5-day match)
Test debut
Azam Khan
Shahid Nazir
Umpires
Khizer Hayat
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Shakoor Rana
Match Referee
Jackie Hendriks
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 17 Oct - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 240/6 (GW Flower 98*, PA Strang 37*)
Fri, 18 Oct - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 189/6 (Moin Khan 3*, Wasim Akram 5*)
Sat, 19 Oct - day 3 - Pakistan 1st innings 395/7 (Wasim Akram 144*, Saqlain Mushtaq 37*)
Sun, 20 Oct - day 4 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 38/1 (GW Flower 11*, ADR Campbell 14*)
Mon, 21 Oct - day 5 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 241/7 (100 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • DL Houghton 50 (93), 131 mins, 9x4
Day 4
  • Wasim Akram 150 (265), 333 mins, 14x4 5x6
  • Wasim Akram 200 (329), 428 mins, 18x4 8x6
  • Wasim Akram 250 (356), 469 mins, 22x4 12x6
  • Test record 8th wicket partnership between Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq of 313 beats the previous record of 241.
  • Wasim Akram's 12 sixes is a test record, beating Hammond's 10.
Day 3
  • Wasim Akram 50 (69), 79 mins, 7x4 2x6
  • Wasim Akram 100 (161), 200 mins, 13x4 4x6
Day 2
  • GW Flower 100 (271), 360 mins, 14x4
  • PA Strang 50 (134), 174 mins, 5x4
  • PA Strang 100 (197), 290 mins, 9x4
  • Partnership of 87 between Paul Strang and Bryan Strang sets a new Zimbabwean record for the 9th wicket.
  • Saeed Anwar 50 (77), 94 mins, 6x4
  • Saleem Malik 50 (103), 200 mins, 6x4 1x6
Day 1
  • Shahid Nazir took a wicket with his 4th ball in Test Cricket.
  • GW Flower 50 (154), 219 mins, 7x4
  • Bad light stopped the play at the end of 84.1 overs.
General
  • 1st ever Test at Sheikhupura Stadium