Zimbabwe will look to make amends and produce another inspired show in the second Test against Pakistan, after losing the first Test by a huge margin in their two-match Test series>.
In the first Test, Pakistan bowlers enjoyed a field day as they picked up nine wickets inside the first session to record a massive 221-run victory on the final day of the first Test at the Harare Sports Club. Saeed Ajmal picked up four wickets in the innings to register his fourth 10-wicket haul in Tests while Abdur Rehman also finished with four wickets.
After having conceded a 78-run lead in the first innings, Pakistan clawed their way back into the game via Younis Khan‘s 22nd Test century and a vital knock from Adnan Akmal on the fourth day. Their didn’t just put the game out of Zimbabwe’s reach but also setup a brilliant platform for the bowlers to run riot on the fifth day.
Zimbabwe: Vusi Sibanda, Tino Mawoyo, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor (c), Malcolm Waller, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Elton Chigumbura, Prosper Utseya, Brian Vitori, Tinashe Panyangara, Tendai Chatara.
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Khurram Manzoor, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Asad Shafiq, Adnan Akmal (wk), Abdur Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Rahat Ali.