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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.