Pakistan VS Zimbabwe 3rd ODI
Pakistan disappoints its fans as Zimbabwe wins the 3rd ODI after an exciting Super Over. A standing ovation to Muzarabani who helped Zimbabwe defeat Pakistan, winning the match but lost the series 2-1.
Zimbabwe, who disappointingly loose in the 2nd ODI of the series against Pakistan. However, they bounce back with a thrilling win in the 3rd ODI. Although, the series was in the favor of Pakistan. Because they won the first two matches of the series. But, the fans didn’t expect an unsatisfactory performance in the Pakistan VS Zimbabwe 3rd ODI at the Rawalpindi stadium.
Zimbabwe, after winning the toss chose to bat and set a decent target of 279 runs for Pakistan to chase – with 4 wickets still-in-hand. The team progressively gained momentum from 22-3 and made the third match worth-watching. Moreover, Sean Williams who played a wonderful inning stunned the bowlers as he smashed power-pack 118 runs in the face of Pakistan.
On the other hand, Pakistan seemed hung-over from the second victory until they reached 88-5. The team’s run chase was disheartening from the beginning. However, Pakistan Captain Babar Azam along with Wahab Riaz hammered 125 and 52 runs respectively saving the team from drowning. Anyways, even their fantastic chase didn’t aid the situation as the score reached equals 278/9 and forced a Super Over.
However, Super Over seemed unfavourable for Team Pakistan as they lost two wickets in the first two runs setting an easy chase for Zimbabwe to outshine. A couple of wickets from Muzarabani in the super over got him a five-for in the innings.
Muzarabani claimed the “Man of the Match” title while the “Player of the Series” title is given to Babar Azam who had fantastic innings in the complete ODI series.