Pakistan-Zimbabwe 2nd T20: National team’s big defeat Who is responsible for the defeat in the eyes of former senior players?
In the second match of the three-match T20 series, Zimbabwe gave Pakistan a target of 119 runs to win, but the entire Pakistan team piled up 99 runs in 19.5 overs and Zimbabwe defeated Pakistan by 19 runs.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and invited Zimbabwe to bat first. Zimbabwe’s innings was started by Tanashi Kaman Hakamwi and Brendon Taylor but Brendon Taylor made 5 runs and fell victim to Faheem Ashraf.
Tadi Vandashi Marumani (13) and Kaman Hakamuwi (34) were dismissed while Wesley Madhavi scored 16 runs. Rainbury was dismissed for 3 runs. Regis Chakaboa (18) and Tri Sai Masakanda (13) were dismissed while Luke Jongwei (7) was dismissed.
Zimbabwe scored 118 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. For Pakistan, Danish Aziz and Mohammad Hasnain took 2 wickets each while Faheem Ashraf, Usman Qadir, Arshad Iqbal and Haris Rauf took one wicket each.
In reply, Pakistan were all out for 99 in 19.5 overs, with Babar Azam top-scoring with 41. Pakistan’s 7 players could not enter the double figures, including Fakhr Zaman, Hafeez, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf and Arshad Iqbal.
Keep in mind that the three-match ODI series is now tied at one. The third and final match of the series will be played on April 25. This will be followed by a series of two Test matches.