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Lahore: Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by six wickets

Latest Update: May 30, 2015 | 112 Views

LAHORE: Pakistan has beaten Zimbabwe by six wickets and win the series on home soil after six years, NewsOne reported.

Azhar Ali scored a well-calculated century to lead Pakistan to a series win

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first going into the match with a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Chamu Chibhabha gave the visitors a much needed start scoring 99 off 100 balls. Later, Sikandar Raza struck an unbeaten century (exactly 100) off just 84 balls to put up a 269-run target for the hosts.

Azhar Ali opened the innings for Pakistan and completed his ton off 101 balls to lead his team’s chase. Haris Sohail contributed with 52 off 49 balls while Asad Shafiq also played a useful 39-run knock.

Pakistan have won the series by gaining an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.


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