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, play 01:39
Top order still struggling for confidence - Misbah

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq looks back on his side's first win of the 2015 World Cup and says that the team needs to improve their performances as they face other teams

, play 02:05
'We found ways to fall at crucial periods' - Taylor

Zimbabwe's Brendan Taylor looks at the factors behind his side's 20-run loss to Pakistan in Brisbane

, play 01:17
'Pakistan wan't to bat without scoreboard pressure'

Michael Holding and Ajit Agarkar on Pakistan's decision to bat first against Zimbabwe.

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    Stats highlights from the Group B match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at the Gabba

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0

Number of World Cup matches Zimbabwe have won against Pakistan. These teams have played each other 5 times (1 NR).

Opening Woes

6

Number of single-digit opening stands by Pakistan in their last-ten ODIs. Five of them have been of 1 run or less

Opening chasm

21.28

Ave opening partnership in Group B so far; In Group A the opening wicket has added 48.95 runs on an average.

Sluggish

14

Runs scored by Pakistan in their first-ten overs - the second lowest they have scored in ODIs since 2001.

Tough going

112

Balls taken by Pakistan to score fifty runs in this match - the second slowest of this World Cup. UAE took 2 more balls against India.

Faster stand

55.10

SR of the stand between Misbah and Sohail; Misbah and Akmal added 50 runs at 92.59

First

1

No. of ducks in 21 World Cup inns by Afridi, this was his first. Overall, only Jayasuriya (34)has more ODI ducks than Afridi's 30.

Routine

40

ODI 50s without a ton by Misbah now - well clear of Andrew Jones' 25 such scores which is the second highest after Misbah.

Possible, but tough

3-7

Win-loss record of teams that defended targets between 200 and 250 at the Gabba on the last-ten occasions.

Poor starts

22.6

Zimbabwe's average opening stand in their last 18 ODIs, with only one 50-plus partnership during this period