Zimbabwe vs Pakistan
Over 39 Zim 150/9 ( Waller 47, Chatara 0)
Rehman brought back into the attack. A chance of a run out as Panyangara is sent back by Waller, but he is safe in the end. A single to Waller at deep square leg, brings Panyangara on strike. WICKET! Panyangara top edges it high into the air and Rehman takes a good catch to get the 9th wicket. Pakistan is control here, Zimbabwe falling apart. Chatara is the last man in. Waller on strike on 46 not out. A single to end the over. Zimbabwe get to 150 for 9 after 39 overs.
Over 38 Zim 148/8 ( Waller 45, Panyangara 1)
Waller takes a single from the first ball to give Masakadza the strike against Ajmal. WICKET! Ajmal spins it past Shingi and just knocks the off stump back, Zimbabwe lose their 8th wicket as Shingirai Masakadza is bowled. A couple of singles after the wicket. Waller running out of partners is on 44. Panyangara is the new man in.
Over 37 Zim 145/7 ( Waller 43, S Masakadza 0)
After the drinks break, the power play continues and Irfan to bowl. The required rate over around 8.5 per over. A single to Waller and then one to Utseya. Waller takes another quick single. A chance of a run out, and the batsman is well short of his ground. Good work from the keeper, Utseya goes for 23 and Zimbabwe lose their 7th wicket. Shingirai Masakadza walks out to bat.
Over 36 Zim 142/6 (Utseya 23, Waller 41)
Time for the power play, Waller and Utseya have put on 54 runs together. A quick single for Waller, Ajmal bowling the first over of the power play. Just the single from the over.
Over 35 Zim 141/6 (Utseya 23, Waller 40)
Irfan brought back into the attack to take a wicket or two. Waller leaves a couple alone outside off. A chance of a catch in the slips, Waller edges it, Hafeez at first slip can't hold on to it and it goes to third man for a single. Utseya guides ones through the cover region for a single. Waller uses the pace of the ball and hits it through the cover for four, he moves on to 39. A single to Waller to end the over, Zimbabwe 141 for 6.
Over 34 Zim 134/6 (Utseya 22, Waller 34)
Hafeez continues. A single to Waller who works the ball from his pads to deep square. Utseya drives it between point and cover for three runs. End of the 34th over, Zimbabwe 134 for 6.
Over 33 Zim 129/6 (Utseya 19, Waller 32)
Afridi bowls a wide and it was for four down to the fine leg boundary. The run rate required is over 8 per over now. Utseya takes a single to bring Waller on strike. Waller flicks the ball to deep square leg for a single. Utseya drives it through the cover for a single. Another wide down leg. A single to end a good over for Zim.
Over 32 Zim 118/6 (Utseya 17, Waller 29)
Hafeez brought back into the attack. A couple of singles to start the over and then a play and a miss, beating Utseya's outside edge. Waller drives it down the ground for a single to end the over. Zimbabwe 118 for 6 after 32 overs.
Over 31 Zim 114/6 (Utseya 14, Waller 27)
Utseya decides to go after Afridi, cuts him square of the wicket for a couple of runs. The required rate inching up to 8 per over. Utseya cuts it again and beats the sweeper to get a boundary.
Over 30 Zim 107/6 (Utseya 8, Waller 27)
A change of angles for Ajmal a play and a miss from Utseya. Then he pushes it to cover for no run. After a block back to the bowler, Utseya sweeps it to fine leg for a single.
Over 29 Zim 106/6 (Utseya 7, Waller 27)
Afridi is worked away for a single on the leg side by Utseya. Afridi thinks it is out, umpire does not. A big shout for caught behind at the end of the 29th over.
Over 28 Zim 103/6 (Utseya 5, Waller 26)
Ajmal continues, Utseya blocks. Waller drives it through the covers for four, it was hit on the up but there was no fielder there. Waller moves on to 26. That four brings up the Zimbabwean 100.
Over 27 Zim 98/6 (Utseya 4, Waller 22)
Afridi continues and a big shout for lbw, but the ball may have been going down leg. Utseya drives it through the covers for a couple of runs. A single brings Waller on strike, who drives it through the off side for a couple. Six runs from the over.
Over 26 Zim 92/6 (Utseya 1, Waller 19)
Ajmal continues, an over of plays and misses from Utseya in the end. A maiden and the asking rate touching 7 per over now.
Over 25 Zim 92/6 (Utseya 1, Waller 19)
Afridi continues, Waller plays it square of the wicket for a single. Utseya on strike to Afridi, A single to Utseya to end the over, Zimbabwe 92 for 6 after 25 overs.
Over 24 Zim 90/6 (Utseya 0, Waller 18)
Zimbabwe falling apart as Ajmal comes on to bowl. A couple of runs to Waller down the leg side to fine leg, A single to Waller who retains strike for the next over.
Over 23 Zim 87/6 (Utseya 0, Waller 15)
Afridi comes into the attack and strikes. WICKET! Chigumbura is caught in front of the stumps, pads first and the umpires gives it out. Zimbabwe lose their 6th wicket. Afridi picks up his first wicket, from his 4th ball today. Utseya is the new man in.
Over 22 Zim 87/5 (Chigumbura 2, Waller 15)
Waller flicks it off his pads down to fine leg for a couple of runs. Waller cuts it square of the wicket and to the boundary, good shot. After 22 overs, Zim 87 for 5.
Over 21 Zim 81/5 (Chigumbura 2, Waller 9)
A single from the over, Rehman finishes another quick one.
Over 20 Zim 80/5 (Chigumbura 2, Waller 8)
Hafeez to Chigumbura who takes a single. Waller clips it to deep midwicket for a single. After 20 overs, Zimbabwe going at 4 runs per over.
- 31st Aug 2013
- Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bowl.
- Harare Sports Club
- R K Illingworth, T J Matibiri
- TV Umpire
- R B Tiffin
- Match Referee
- J J Crowe
- Reserve Umpire
- S Rwaziyeni
zimbabwe BATTING CARD
|H. Masakadza||s Ahmed b Rehman||25|
|V. Sibanda||c Amin b Hafeez||2|
|B.R.M. Taylor||run out (Rehman)||26|
|S.R. Butt||lbw Hafeez||6|
|S.C. Williams||run out (Niazi)||2|
|M. Waller||c Rehman b Ajmal||48|
|E. Chigumbura||lbw Afridi||2|
|P. Utseya||run out (Amin)||23|
|S.W. Masakadza||b Ajmal||0|
|T. Panyangara||c&b Rehman||1|
|T.L. Chatara||Not out||1|
|Total||All Out, 40.0 Overs||152|