After the unbeaten century of Sean Williams, Zimbabwe defeated Pakistan in a super over in the third and final ODI match on Tuesday with the sharp bowling of Pacer Blessing Mujarabani. Despite this defeat, Pakistan’s team managed to win the 3-match series 2-1.
Mujarbani bowled brilliantly in the super over, allowing the wickets of Iftikhar Ahmed and Khushdil Shah to fall to just 2 runs, and Taylor and Raza won their team on the third ball of Shaheen Shah Afridi. The series was part of the World Cup Super League, which helped Pakistan to 20 from two wins and Zimbabwe with 10 points from one win.
Pakistan had their fifth ODI fast bowler Mohammad Hasanen scoring Zimbabwe three for 22 but Williams’s unbeaten 118, Brendan Taylor’s 56 and Alexander Raza’s 45 runs helped the team to 278 for six. Was able to score. Williams shared 84 for the fourth wicket with Taylor, 75 for the fifth wicket with Wesley Madhavere (33) and 96 for the sixth wicket with Raza.
For Pakistan, Hasnen took five wickets for 26 runs. In response, Pakistan also scored 278 for nine with a century from captain Babar Azam (125) and a half-century from Wahab Riaz (52). Mujarabani took five wickets for 49 runs.
Zimbabwe only had a chance to win in the regular overs but Raza first caught Riaz’s catch and then on the final ball of the innings, Tendai Chisoro misfired, allowing the ball to go for four runs and tie the match. Then in the super over, the visiting team won. (From input-agency)