Sohaib Maqsood was dismissed for mere six © Getty Images (File Photo)
Sohaib Maqsood was dismissed for mere six © Getty Images (File Photo)

Pakistan batsman, Sohaib Maqsood was dismissed for mere six by fast-bowler Chamu Chibhabha after he was bowled by him, against minnows Zimbabwe in the first of the two-match T20I series at the Harare Sports Club in harae on Sunday. Currently Pakistan are 67 for the loss of two wickets in 10 overs with Shoaib Malik on 25 and Umar Akmal on 13, while Prosper Utseya, Chamu Chibhabha, Luke Jongwe, Tinashe Panyangara and Graeme Cremer are the bowlers that have been used so far by Zimbabwe skipper, Elton Chigumbura. It took nine overs for Pakistan to scor their opening 50. Pakistan are scheduled play two T20Is and three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) in this tour. LIVE SCORECARD: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2015, 1st T20I at Harare

Earlier, Pakistan skipper, Shahid Afridi won the toss and elected to bat first on a typical African wicket that looked completely like a batting track and promised runs. Pakistan’s left-arm seamer, Imran Khan Jr. made his T20I debut, while Mohammad Hafeez was the surprise axe from the squad. As Pakistan move in with an aggressive squad, it shpuld be noted that Zimbabwe have nit beaten Pakistan in a T20I encounter. They have come off an impressive performance against India and New Zealand of late in this very format of the game. As for Pakistan, they would like to get down to business early on and start off with a win in the series. LIVE UPDATES: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2015, 1st T20I at Harare

The last time these two sides was when cricket returned to Pakistan after six years. Zimbabwe had graciously accepted Pakistan’s invitation and toured for two T20Is and three ODIs. Pakistan now return the favour with the same number of matches. Zimbabwe lost that series, but they managed to put up a competitive performance throughout. They followed it up with series losses to India and New Zealand, but managed to keep both superpowers on their toes.