2nd Test Day 5: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan – As it happened...
Zee Media Bureau
Over 81 || Score 239
Finally, the new ball worked for Zimbabwe and it gave them the last two wickets to win the match. It’s a historic victory for the host team. Pakistan lost the match by 24 runs. Skipper Misbah’s innings of 79 runs went in vain. And with this win Zimbabwe managed to equal the two match series 1-1. It’s a celebration time for the minnows Zimbabwe.
Rahat Ali run out 1 (1b)
Junaid Khan c Waller b Chatara 1 (32m 18b)
Over 76 || Score 217/8
The match has reached at an interesting stage where Pakistan need 47 more runs and the host team is just two wickets short of winning the second Test match. Since morning Pakistan have lost three wickets. The only hope for the visiting team is their skipper Misbah-ul Haq, who is at the crease on 58. Junaid Khan is in the middle along with his skipper. The match is evenly poised at the moment.
Saeed Ajmal lbw b Chatara 2 (26m 14b)
Abdur Rehman c Mutumbami b Panyangara 16 (73m 50b)
Adnan Akmal lbw b Chatara 20 (54m 43b)
Johannesburg: Zimbabwe is eyeing a historic win in the second Test against Pakistan, which was 158 at stumps on the fourth day with the loss of five wickets at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.
Despite his side losing five wickets, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on 26 and will resume batting on Saturday with wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal (17 not out), with Pakistan needing another 106 runs to win.