Pak vs Zimbabwe 3rd Odi: Zimbabwe defeated Pakistan in the third and final ODI in the Super Over.
According to the details, Pakistan team batted first and got out by scoring 2 runs in the super over. Zimbabwe achieved the target of 3 runs without any loss.
Earlier, in the third and final ODI of the series played at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Zimbabwe captain Chamu Chibhabha saw the toss coin turn in his favour and decided to bat first and gave the host’s team a target of 279 runs to win.
After Pakistan scored four runs in the third ball of the inning, Imam-ul-Haq was bowled by Blessing Muzarabani while Richard ended Fakhr Zaman’s inning in the next over.
Haider announced his arrival with three fours as soon as he arrived but a full stop was put in front of his inning at 13, after which Mohammad Rizwan also failed to play a big inning and was dismissed for 10 for 51. However, Iftikhar Ahmed scored 18 runs to support captain Babar Azam but the team could not reach 100 runs and were dismissed for 88 runs.
Playing his first match, Khushdil Shah teamed up with the captain to lead the team with a 63-run partnership and was bowled out for 33 in an inning.
After the dismissal of Khushdil Shah, Wahab Riaz gave full support to Babar Azam to take the team’s score beyond 151 runs, during which Babar Azam also completed his century.
Wahab Riaz batted responsibly and scored the first half-century of his career in one-day cricket but was dismissed at a time when the team needed 28 more runs to win but was bowled out for 52 in the match. Shaheen Shah Afridi managed to score only 2 runs and returned to the pavilion with a score of 166.
Captain Babar Azam played the role of a man of the match and tried his best to lead the team to victory but his courage paid off at a distance of 13 runs from the victory and he was dismissed for 125 runs, which included 13 fours and a six.
This is the 12th century of Babar Azam in his one-day career and he made his first century as a captain.