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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: Statistical highlights

Pallekele: Statistical highlights of the group A match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in the cricket World Cup here.

  • Asad Shafiq (78 not out) has recorded his career-best innings in ODIs - his second fifty. His previous highest was 50 against England at Leeds on September 12, 2010.
  • Shafiq`s aforesaid knock is the second highest by a Pakistani batsman on world cup debut. Mohsin Khan had made 82 against Sri Lanka at Swansea on June 9, 1983.
  • Asad Shfiq and Mohammad Hafeez were involved in a stand of 82 for the second wicket - Pakistan`s highest against Zimbabwe at the world cup.
  • Umar Gul has received his first MOM award at the world cup - his third in ODIs.
  • Gul is the second Pakistani bowler to capture ten wickets (ave.16.00) in the present competition. Shahid Afridi is the leading wicket-taker with 16 wickets at 10.06 runs apiece.
  • Gul`s overall record, especially his economy rate (3.81) at the world cup is excellent - 14 wickets at 16.57 runs apiece in eight games.
  • Pakistan have won four out of five played against Zimbabwe in the world cup. The remaining game could not produce a result.
  • Pakistan became the second team after New Zealand to win four games in the 2011 edition of the world cup.
  • New Zealand and Pakistan have contested five games each, recording four wins and one defeat.
  • Zimbabwe (151/7) have recorded their second highest score against Pakistan at the world cup - the highest is 201 for seven at Hobart on February 27, 1992.
  • Craig Ervine (52) has posted his second fifty at the world cup - his best ever is 85 against Canada at Nagpur on February 28, 2011.
  • Chigumbura and Utseya were involved in a stand of 48 for the seventh wicket - Zimbabwe`s highest against Pakistan at the world cup.
  • Ervine and Lamb were associated in a partnership of 41 for the fifth wicket - Zimbabwe`s highest against Pakistan at the world cup.
  • Mohammad Hafeez (49) has posted his highest innings at the world cup, eclipsing the 32 against Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS) on February 26, 2011.


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