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Pakistani cricket team in Zimbabwe in 2015–16

The Pakistan cricket team toured Zimbabwe between 24 September and 5 October 2015.[1] The tour consisted of three One Day International (ODI) matches and two Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.[1] Pakistan won the T20I series 2–0 and the ODI series 2–1.

Squads

ODIsT20Is
 Zimbabwe[2] Pakistan[3] Zimbabwe[2] Pakistan[3]

Pakistan's Anwar Ali was ruled out of the ODI series with an injury and was replaced by Aamer Yamin.[4] Bilal Asif was added to Pakistan's ODI squad on 30 September, after originally only been included in the T20I squad.[5]

T20I series

1st T20I

27 September 2015
Scorecard
Pakistan 
136/8 (20 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
123/9 (20 overs)
Shoaib Malik 35 (24)
Chamu Chibhabha 3/18 (3 overs)
Elton Chigumbura 31 (28)
Imad Wasim 4/11 (4 overs)
Pakistan won by 13 runs
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Jeremiah Matibiri (Zim) and Russell Tiffin (Zim)
Player of the match: Imad Wasim (Pak)

2nd T20I

29 September 2015
Scorecard
Pakistan 
136/6 (20 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
121/7 (20 overs)
Umar Akmal 38* (28)
Luke Jongwe 2/24 (4 overs)
Sean Williams 39* (35)
Mohammad Irfan 2/25 (4 overs)
Pakistan won by 15 runs
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Langton Rusere (Zim) and Russell Tiffin (Zim)
Player of the match: Umar Akmal (Pak)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.

ODI series

1st ODI

1 October 2015
Scorecard
Pakistan 
259/6 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
128 (37 overs)
Mohammad Rizwan 75* (74)
John Nyumbu 1/39 (9 overs)
Sean Williams 26 (31)
Yasir Shah 6/26 (9 overs)
Pakistan won by 131 runs
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SL) and Russell Tiffin (Zim)
Player of the match: Yasir Shah (Pak)

2nd ODI

3 October 2015
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
276/6 (50 overs)
v
 Pakistan
256/8 (48 overs)
Chamu Chibhabha 90 (125)
Wahab Riaz 4/63 (10 overs)
Shoaib Malik 96* (106)
Tinashe Panyangara 2/44 (9 overs)
Zimbabwe won by 5 runs (DLS method)
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Jeremiah Matibiri (Zim) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SL)
Player of the match: Elton Chigumbura (Zim)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain stopped play in the 43rd over of Pakistan's innings and bad light prevented further play. The target was set at 262 runs from 48 overs.[6]
  • Bilal Asif (Pak) made his ODI debut.

3rd ODI

5 October 2015
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
161 (38.5 overs)
v
 Pakistan
162/3 (34 overs)
Richmond Mutumbami 67 (85)
Bilal Asif 5/25 (10 overs)
Bilal Asif 38 (39)
Tinashe Panyangara 1/22 (7 overs)
Pakistan won by 7 wickets
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Jeremiah Matibiri (Zim) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SL)
Player of the match: Bilal Asif (Pak)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed captained Pakistan for the first time in international cricket.

Notes

  1. ^ Sarfaraz Ahmed was named captain for the 3rd ODI after Azhar Ali was ruled out due to a foot injury.

References

  1. ^ a b "Zimbabwe confirm new dates for Pakistan series". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Mutumbami back in Zimbabwe T20, ODI squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Fawad Alam back in Pakistan Test squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Aamer Yamin replaces Anwar in ODI squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Bilal Asif added to Pakistan ODI squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Bad light helps Zimbabwe level series on D/L method". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 October 2015.

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