Pakistan had been on the cusp of a second successive innings victory regardless of Zimbabwe’s resistance.© Twitter/ICC
Pakistan had been on the point of a second successive innings win towards Zimbabwe regardless of a combating efficiency by Regis Chakabva on the third day of the of the second and final Test at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Bad mild ended play with Zimbabwe on 220 for 9 of their follow-on innings, 158 runs wanting making Pakistan bat once more. Chakabva made 80 as Zimbabwe made their highest complete of a sequence by which they’ve been outclassed. Chakabva adopted up his high rating of 33 within the first innings by making his staff’s solely half-century within the two matches.
Pakistan quick bowler Hasan Ali continued his mastery over Zimbabwe’s batsmen, taking a career-best 5 for 27 because the host nation had been bowled out for 132 within the first innings.
But Hasan, man of the match after taking 9 for 89 when Pakistan received the primary Test by an innings and 116 runs on the identical venue, went wicketless within the second innings regardless of conceding solely 9 runs in ten overs.
Left-arm spinner Nauman Ali took 5 for 86 and left-arm quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed 4 for 45 within the second innings.
Chakabva batted aggressively in his 137-ball innings, hitting 13 fours and two sixes.
He shared an attacking third wicket partnership of 79 with captain Brendan Taylor, who raced to 49 off 31 balls earlier than being caught by wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan down the leg aspect off Afridi.
Chakabva fell when he edged an tried massive hit off Nauman to Pakistan captain Babar Azam at slip.
It was the beginning of a collapse by which six wickets fell for 35 runs.
With Zimbabwe’s final two batsmen on the wicket, the umpires allowed an additional half hour’s play with a view to attempt to obtain a consequence however known as off play for dangerous mild 4 overs into the additional time.
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