Australia: Zimbabwe stunned Pakistan in the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup 2022 Super 12 match stage by defeating it by one run.
Batting first, Zimbabwe managed to get 130 runs for the loss of eight wickets, whereas batting second, Pakistan could only get 129 runs also at the loss of eight wickets, thus loosing by a solitary run.
Chasing a target of 131, Pakistan faltered as none of the batters barring Shan Masood could score above 22.
Shan Masood fought a lone battle as Sikandar Raza (3/25), Brad Evans (2/25), Blessing Muzarabani (1/18) came up with brilliant performances.
Earlier, Mohammad Wasim marked his return to the team with a four-for, while Shadab Khan bagged three wickets as Pakistan restricted Zimbabwe to 130 for eight.
Wasim returned figures of 4/24, while Shadab took 3/23 as Pakistan pegged back Zimbabwe after a strong opening stand between Craig Ervine and Wessly Madhevere.
Sean Williams played a crucial cameo of 31 as Zimbabwe managed to cross the 120-run mark.