The difficult victory did not put a smile on Babar Azam’s face
Pakistan’s middle order struggled in the ODI and T20 series against South Africa. The start of the series in Zimbabwe was not impressive either. The Green Shirts won the match but no one but Mohammad Rizwan was on the crease in the batting. Couldn’t stay longer.
Talking after the match, Babar Azam said that the pitch was different from South Africa and there was a difference in bounce but you have to adapt to the situation, our batsmen are not able to perform, if any one would support Mohammad Rizwan, he would have scored big. I could not call this victory impressive, we will try to perform better in the second match.
Man of the match Mohammad Rizwan said that Zimbabwean pitches are different from South Africa and the ball stays down, it is difficult for batsmen to be set here, the host team won the toss and took full advantage of the conditions. Even if one gets out early, the other will try to bat till the end. I kept batting accordingly. I was thinking of 170 runs in the presence of Mohammad Hafeez. When he got out, it came to my mind that now the target of 150 runs. Should give