The target of 119 runs for Pakistan cricket team also became a mountain. In the second T20 against Zimbabwe, the entire team was bowled out for 99 runs.
In the second T20 match played at Harare Sports Club, hosts Zimbabwe stunned the cricket fans by defeating Pakistan by 19 runs.
People are wondering if this is the Pakistani team that defeated a team like South Africa in ODI and T20 series?
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Zimbabwe scored 118 for 9 in the first 20 overs and gave the Green Shirts a 119-run target to win, which was an easy target.
Pakistani bowlers showed excellent performance, each bowler took a wicket, Mohammad Hasnain and Danish Aziz 2, 2 while Faheem Ashraf, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf and Arshad Iqbal, playing the first match, took one wicket each.
In pursuit of the target, Green Shirts’ Mohammad Rizwan and captain Babar Azam came on the field, Rizwan returned to the pavilion with 13 runs.
Babar Azam stood at the other end and wickets continued to fall from one end, Fakhr Zaman 2 and Mohammad Hafeez 5 runs returned to the pavilion.
On this occasion, the captain along with Danish Aziz added 22 runs. Babar Azam was dismissed for 41 runs on a total score of 78. Pakistan’s chances of victory diminished.
If Babar Azam had stood for a while today, he would have crossed the fastest 2,000-run milestone in T20 Internationals along with the victory.
When Danish Aziz returned to the pavilion with 22 runs, Pakistan’s defeat was assured. Asif Ali 1, Fahim Ashraf 2, Usman Qadir Safar, Haris Rauf 6 and Arshad Iqbal Safar returned to the pavilion.
For Zimbabwe, Luke Jongwe dismissed 4 Pakistani players for just 18 runs, Ryan Burrell took 2 wickets.