Pakistan Beat Zimbabwe and Won the Test Series by 2-1
As the first Test, the second Test match was a miserable defeat for the host Zimbabwe. In the second Test, Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by an innings and 146 runs with the help of fast bowlers Hasan Ali and Shaheen Afridi. As a result of this victory, Pakistan won the test series 2-0. Earlier, Pakistan also won the three-match T20 series 2-1.
Pakistan needed just one wicket to win on the fourth day of the second Test in Harare, Zimbabwe. Pakistan took that wicket at the beginning of the day and ensured the series victory. Earlier, in reply to Pakistan’s 510, Zimbabwe was bowled out for 132 in the first innings by Hasan Ali.
Zimbabwe did not lose the batting disaster even after falling in the follow-on. The Zimbabwe batsmen seemed helpless to the Pakistani fast bowlers.
The Zimbabwe batsmen continued to lose wickets at regular intervals in the second innings as well. In the first innings, the Zimbabwe batsmen suffered a lot from fast bowler Hasan Ali. In the second innings, Hasan Ali was handled but another fast bowler Afridi and spinner Noman Ali took 10 wickets apiece.
Chakava fought for Zimbabwe in the second innings. He played an innings of 60 runs off 137 balls. Also experienced Brendon Taylor played an innings of 49 off 31 balls.
Shaheen Shah Afridi took 5 wickets and Noman Ali took 5 wickets in the second innings for Pakistan. Abid Ali, who hit a two-century in the first innings, was declared the man of the match. He played an incredible inning of 215 off 406 balls.