Pakistan whitewashed Zimbabwe (2-0) within the not too long ago concluded Check sequence. Babar Azam and his males are set to fly off to their house for the second-leg of Pakistan Premier League (PSL) after profitable 4 sequence consecutively within the African continent. Earlier, they acquired the higher of South Africa by profitable 2-1 in ODIs, 3-1 in T20Is, adopted by a 2-1 victory towards Zimbabwe within the T20I sequence.
Within the second Check, the cricket fraternity witnessed a sequence of painful occasions that concerned Pakistan batsman Abid Ali and Zimbabwe batsman Roy Kaia.
It began on the primary day of the sport when Abid was on strike. Tendai Chisoro got here in to bowl a barely shortish supply exterior the off-stump, which was smashed on the backfoot straight to the ahead short-leg’s proper knee.
Kaia, sadly, was the one fielding at that place. He was in such excessive ache that he needed to be taken off the sphere on a stretcher.
Abid, remained unbeaten on 215 and stiched a 236-run partnership for the second wicket with Azhar Ali, who scored 126 within the first innings.
On the second day of the match, in the course of the Zimbabwe innings, Kaia got here out to bat late. The regulation of karma began for Abid when bowler Sajid Ali got here into the assault. The Pakistan opener was stationed at short-leg when a fuller supply exterior off was bowled solely to get swept straight to short-leg’s left elbow. Abid needed to be later taken off the sphere to get therapy.
Within the first innings, Zimbabwe may handle to attain solely 132 and within the second essay, they had been bundled out for 231. The hosts lost the Test by an innings and 147 runs. Abid, for his 215, was adjudged the “Man of the Match” whereas Hasan Ali, with 14 wickets which included two 5-fers, was awarded the “Participant of the Match”.
The Males in Inexperienced completed on the fifth place within the ICC World Check Championship, with skipper Babar profitable all 4 Exams in his captaincy.