Pakistan Vs Zimbabwe 23/08/2013 - Results and Review

Pakistan Vs Zimbabwe 23/08/2013 - Results, Review and Statistical Highlights

The first Twenty20 cricket match of the Haier Cup between Pakistan and Zimbabwe held on 23/08/2013 kicked off with Zimbabwe winning the toss and electing to bowl first.  Looking at the conditions, the decision made by Zim was a good one but chasing against a strong Pakistan bowling attack was always going to be tough.  To know how the match turned out to be, take a look at the Pakistan Vs Zimbabwe 23/08/2013 Results along with a review and Statistical Highlights of the match.

Statistical Highlights

CricketWhen Pakistan came out to bat they struggled initially as they lost a couple of wickets early, However a superb innings by Ahmed Shehzad ensured he held one end up and helped them reach a respectable total.  He was the best highlights of their innings as he made 70 and apart from him the other notable performances were by Sohaib Maqsood and Shahid Afridi who made 26 and 23 respectively to help them reach a score of 161/5 in 20 overs.  As far as Zimbabwe's bowling was concerned Tendai Chatara bowled exceeding well as he picked up 2 wickets.

Zimbabwe's batting started off well with both their openers Hamilton Masakadza and Visu Sibanda scoring quick runs.  Unfortunately after their wickets fell there was no one else apart from Brendan Taylor who really went after the target.  They fell 25 Runs short with Taylor being the best highlights of their innings as he remained not out at a score of 32.  As far as Pakistan's bowling was concerned,, Shahid Afridi was the pick of their bowlers as he took 3 wickets.  Take a look at the scorecard of the entire match below.

Pakistan innings (20 overs maximum) DismissalR B 4s 6s SR
Ahmed Shehzad c Waller b SW Masakadza 705061140
Nasir Jamshed c Vitori b Chatara 250040
Mohammad Hafeez* c †Taylor b Chatara 380037.5
Umar Amin c †Taylor b Utseya 14181077.77
Sohaib Maqsood c Sibanda b Chigumbura 261612162.5
Shahid Afridi not out 231611143.75
Anwar Ali not out 10710142.85
Extras (lb 5, w 8) 13
Total (5 wickets; 20 overs; 92 mins) 161(8.05 runs per over)
Did not bat Sarfraz Ahmed†, Saeed Ajmal, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Nasir Jamshed, 1.5 ov), 2-21 (Mohammad Hafeez, 3.2 ov), 3-51 (Umar Amin, 8.2 ov), 4-106 (Sohaib Maqsood, 14.3 ov), 5-135 (Ahmed Shehzad, 17.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
P Utseya 401513.75(1w)
TL Chatara 403027.5(3w)
BV Vitori 402606.5(2w)
SW Masakadza 403719.25(2w)
SC Williams 201809
E Chigumbura 2030115
Zimbabwe innings (target: 162 runs from 20 overs) DismissalR B 4s 6s SR
H Masakadza lbw b Anwar Ali 181630112.5
V Sibanda b Shahid Afridi 31423073.8
BRM Taylor*† not out 323030106.66
SC Williams lbw b Mohammad Hafeez 9710128.57
T Maruma st †Sarfraz Ahmed b Shahid Afridi 10131076.92
E Chigumbura b Shahid Afridi 6510120
MN Waller not out 14711200
Extras (b 5, lb 2, w 9) 16
Total (5 wickets; 20 overs) 136(6.80 runs per over)
Did not bat P Utseya, TL Chatara, SW Masakadza, BV Vitori
Fall of wickets 1-53 (H Masakadza, 7.5 ov), 2-80 (Sibanda, 12.2 ov), 3-89 (Williams, 13.3 ov), 4-111 (Maruma, 17.1 ov), 5-117 (Chigumbura, 17.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
Sohail Tanvir 402305.75(2w)
Mohammad Irfan 301806
Anwar Ali 302117
Saeed Ajmal 403007.5(2w)
Shahid Afridi 402536.25
Mohammad Hafeez 201216(1w)

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