20 Jul 2018 07:15
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe
155/10 in 42.4
3.63
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Pakistan
399/1 in 50.0
7.98
Finished - Pakistan won by 244 runs

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Pakistan To Win the Match, 1.03
  • Pakistan just recorded its biggest victory in terms of overs remaining in the last match
  • Zimbabwe has offered no evidence that one of its young players has the talent to take the game to Pakistan
  • Pakistan is leading 3-0 and a whitewash seems inevitable
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ZIM
0.0%
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PAK
100.0%
  • Tournament: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2018
  • Date: Jul 20, 2018
  • Format: ODI
  • Venue: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Time: 07:15

Key Stats

  • Toss: Pakistan (Batting)
  • Man of the Match: F Zaman

Zimbabwe

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
E Chigumbura 37 69 0 1 53.62
TS Kamunhukamwe 3 8 0 0 37.50
Hamilton Masakadza 22 24 2 2 91.67
Tarisai Musakanda 10 4 0 1 250.00
Richard Ngarava 1 8 0 0 12.50
Wellington Masakadza 2 7 0 0 28.57
Donald Tiripano 44 71 5 0 61.97
Peter Moor 20 43 1 0 46.51
Tendai Chisoro 1 3 0 0 33.33
Blessing Muzarabani 1 1 0 0 100.00
Ryan Murray 5 18 0 0 27.78
BowlerOMRWECO
Yasir Shah 10.0 0 31 0 3.10
Shoaib Malik 6.0 0 19 1 3.17
Faheem Ashraf 7.0 1 16 2 2.29
Junaid Khan 6.0 1 32 1 5.33
Shadab Khan 8.4 0 28 4 3.23
Usman Khan 5.0 0 23 2 4.60

Pakistan

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Asif Ali 50 22 5 3 227.27
F Zaman 210 156 24 5 134.62
Imam-ul-Haq 113 122 8 0 92.62
BowlerOMRWECO
Hamilton Masakadza 3.0 0 29 0 9.67
Richard Ngarava 7.0 0 65 0 9.29
Wellington Masakadza 10.0 0 78 1 7.80
Donald Tiripano 10.0 0 85 0 8.50
Tendai Chisoro 10.0 0 56 0 5.60
Blessing Muzarabani 10.0 0 77 0 7.70

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About the Match

If this was a boxing match then it would have been called off because the contest was not fair and one competitor was being pummeled into oblivion. This, though, is cricket and so we have another two matches to look forward top between a full-strength Pakistan team and a hapless Zimbabwe side.

There is nothing much to write about the third ODI side if you are interested in contests. The match got over half an hour before the scheduled break of innings and Pakistan recorded its largest victory in terms of overs remaining.

Here is what you can look forward to in the fourth match.

Match Preview

Zimbabwe

It always seemed like an implosion from the Zimbabwe side was coming. After all, this is a side that comprises of the second or third choice cricketers from a talent pool that is not very large to begin with. The performance of the Zimbabwe team in the third match shows how much of an effort it must have been for them to compete in the first two matches.

Bowled out for 67 in 25.1 overs and then watching Pakistan chase down the total inside 10 overs has to be embarrassing for the hosts. If this is not incentive enough for the cricket board to mend its differences with the Zimbabwe players then there is nothing that can be done.

Zimbabwe has failed to qualify for this year’s 50 over World Cup and pretty soon things may become tough for them to qualify for the T20 over World Cup as well. In such a situation, it is not impossible to see their test status come under threat too.

For the time being, Zimbabwe has to hope that Hamilton Masakadza, Musakanda, Moor, and Murray are able to put together some runs for Zimbabwe in the upcoming match. This defeat would have stung the players and we would choose one of the above mentioned to be the highest scorer for Zimbabwe. Musakanda among them seems to be the best value at the moment.

He has shown some good form in previous matches and seems to have the talent to be able to score some runs.

There is very little to write about the Zimbabwe bowling and Muzarabani remains the only one with any hope of picking Pakistani wickets without the batsmen throwing away their wickets.

Zimbabwe Starting Lineup

TS Kamunhukamwe, Tarisai Musakanda, Hamilton Masakadza, Peter Moor, E Chigumbura, Ryan Murray, Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chisoro, WP Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava.

Pakistan

Pakistan came into some criticism even after winning the first two matches by huge margins. Their fans wanted to see Pakistan crush Zimbabwe to really underscore the gulf between the two sides and that is exactly what they did.

The Zimbabwe batting did not put up any resistance but that should not take away from a couple of excellent performances. Faheem Ashraf took his first five-wicket haul and bowled with impressive pace. He could be the bowling all-rounder that Pakistan is looking to lead them to the World Cup.

Junaid Khan was impressive on his return to international ODI cricket while Usman Khan has been excellent all series. Pakistan is building up a very impressive reserve of bowling talent leading into the World Cup especially now that they have two world-class leg spinners in the mix as well.

The batting for Pakistan did not have much to do. We don’t think Imam Ul Haq is a player for the long term but he is definitely going to be persisted with for some time. Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, and Asif Ali look to be the set core for Pakistan’s batting moving ahead.

Babar Azam got a chance to bat early in this game but he did not have any runs to chase. He is our pick to be the highest scorer for Pakistan in the next game, provided they bat first of course.

Pakistan Starting Lineup

Imam-ul-Haq, F Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Yasir Shah, Junaid Khan, Usman Khan.

Toss Prediction

The team winning the toss is likely to bat first

Pitch and Conditions

Bulawayo continues to be cold and dry for this series which is a little uncomfortable for teams from Asia. Pakistan has decided to combat that by finishing matches in record time it seems! A similarly slow and lifeless pitch is expected for the final ODI.

Pakistan can score 300 with ease if they bat first.

Our Prediction

Pakistan to win

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Pakistan To Win the Match, 1.03
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Ram
Aaj Ka Match Zimbabwe win
2018-07-20 05:23:51
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