it's all over! Irfan pitched it up and Williams has smoked that in his favourite area - the cow corner for a six! Whattay way to finish the match, whattay way to start the series, whattay way to cheer the crowd!
Hamilton Masakadza is the Man of the Match: "I knew that the wicket was going to get better in the afternoon. The pitch was better to bat on after the first 10 overs and we just wanted to start well and build a partnership. We were just one down when Taylor came out so there weren't really any nerves at that time."
That's all from us, we couldn't bring the entire presentation to you because of technical issues. Join us back on Thursday for the second ODI as Zimbabwe will have their tails up with a 1-0 lead, till then it's goodbye and good luck from Vishal Dikshit, on behalf of Abhishek Purohit, Rohan Sharma and the scorer Gopi Rangarajan.
Sean Williams and Brendan Taylor walk back with their heads high towards the dressing room. This is a comprehensive win - by seven wickets and 10 balls to spare - after the Zimbabwe batsmen didn't handle the spinners very well in the T20s. And how they came back?! It was the opening stand of 107 and Hamilton Masakadza's 85 that kept them comfortable in the beginning and always in the hunt of this chase. Taylor at No.3 also held his nerve till the end and Williams sealed it for the hosts. This is the first time since 1998 that Zimbabwe have beaten Pakistan in an ODI. It's been nearly 15 long years since Neil Johnson's hundred led Zimbabwe to victory in Pakistan
Max: "Zim has come alive. Despite the unfavorable issues they have had to deal with. The have stepped up their game. Well done Taylor and the boys"
"Hi 5 to Zims from Pak. They thoroughly deserved this big win after outplaying Pak. You have won our hearts as well. Congrats." - Badar from Pakistan
length ball on off, defended to point and Williams is sent back for the single
Mohammad Irfan returns for his last over. Five more to win. Can it be finished in this over?
Pavan Sharath: "The best thing about Zimbabwe is that they never quit until the last ball is bowled or the last wicket is taken or the last run has been made!!! This is your day Zim ...go grab it!! Well played so far!!"
flighted on leg stump, pushed on the leg side
flighted and full outside off Williams reverse sweeps it very fine for three
Ibrahim: "Pakistan can win if they try their best"
flighted on the leg stump, turned away easily to square leg for a single
It's down to single digits now and 15 balls are left
tossed up on middle, driven down to long-on
tossed up on off, Williams comes down and drives it back to the bowler
tossed up on off, pushed towards point for a single
short on leg, Taylor pulls awkwardly because of the bounce and it goes in the air but falls safely behind midwicket for a single
Taylor has faced just one ball in the last two overs
low full toss on the pads, driven down to long-on for a single
cracking shot! Short ball on the stumps and looks like Williams knew it was coming there, he smacked it to the midwicket boundary, nobody moved.
half-volley this time and Williams cashes in by driving it to the left of long-on for a couple. Not a clean pick up by Nasir Jamshed in the deep
right in the block hole, Williams just plucks it out but not past the bowler
almost a yorker on the pads and Williams can't connect it while trying to turn it on leg
The crowd is on its feet. the music is playing loud and they are loving it
quick and full on off, driven down to long-off with ease for a single
slower outside off, Williams waits for it and pushes it on the off side
another four. Ajmal tossed it up a bit and Williams sweeps it from the middle of the bat to the square leg boundary for four
length ball on the pads, Williams came down and just managed to get some bat to run it fine past Irfan at short fine leg for four. It's tilting towards Zimbabwe now
Hammad Ahmed: "Well, Zimbabwe enjoying home ground, home croud and home stumps advantage"
short and flat on middle, turned to short fine leg for a quick single
Ajmal round the wicket
flighted on off, Williams leans forward and sweeps it on the leg side for a single
It's back to run a ball and Saeed Ajmal is back, too. He has two overs left. Can he pull it back for Pakistan.
"We are waiting for a tied match!!!" Where are you from, Jakir?