WEB DESK: Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by an innings and 116 runs in the first Test.
Zimbabwean team scored only 134 runs in the second innings. Pakistan’s Hassan Ali took five wickets, Noman Ali two and Fahim Ashraf one each. Fast bowler Hassan Ali took a total of 9 wickets in the match. Pakistan has a one nil lead in the two-Test series. The second Test will be played in Harare from May 7.
Earlier, Pakistan were bowled out for 426 in the first innings of the first Test against Zimbabwe due to Fawad Alam’s superb batting.
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On the third day of play, Pakistan started their first incomplete innings with Fawad Alam (108) and Hassan Ali (21) on the wicket. However, Hassan Ali was dismissed for 30 after adding six runs to his individual score.
The newcomer was Noman Ali who fell victim to Golden Dick on the first ball while Sajid Khan scored 7 runs. Pakistan’s last out was Fawad Alam who was dismissed for 140 with the help of 20 fours.
For Zimbabwe, Blessing Mozarabani took four wickets and Donald Trypano three. It should be noted that Zimbabwe were bowled out for 176 in the first innings. For Pakistan, Hassan Ali and Shaheen Afridi bowled brilliantly, took four wickets each.