Pak rout Zimbabwe in first Test

Pak rout Zimbabwe in first Test

Pakistan took nine wickets in an extended morning session to beat Zimbabwe by 221 runs on the fifth day of the first Test at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.

Zimbabwe, set 342 for victory, were bowled out for 120. Left-arm fast bowler Junaid Khan made the initial breakthrough, taking two wickets in his first eight balls of the day after Zimbabwe resumed at 13 for one.

Then spinners Abdur Rehman and Saeed Ajmal took over, finishing with four wickets apiece.

Left-armer Rehman, who followed up Junaid’s opening burst by taking the next three wickets, took four for 36, while Ajmal wrapped up the tail to take four for 23.
Ajmal finished with match figures of 11 for 118.

score board

PAKISTAN (I Innings): 249
ZIMBABWE (I Innings): 327
PAKISTAN (II Inngs): 419/9 decl
ZIMBABWE (II Inngs, O/n: 13/1):
Sibanda lbw Junaid    6
H Masakadza c A Ali b Junaid    1
Raza  c A Ali b Rehman    24
Waller c R Ali b Rehman    17
Chigumbura c Hafeez b Rehman    28
Mutumbami (not out)    16
Utseya b Ajmal    0
S Masakadza lbw Ajmal    0
Panyangara lbw Rehman    6
Chatara lbw Ajmal    13
Extras (B-1, LB-5, NB-1)    7
Total (46.4 overs)    120
Fall of wickets: 1-13, 2-14, 3-19, 4-49, 5-58, 6-89, 7-90, 8-90, 9-101. Bowling: Junaid 10-3-20-2, R Ali 7-1-35-0, Ajmal 16.4-5-23-4, Rehman 13-5-36-4.