Pakistan won by 244 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, August 31st, 2018 | 0

Team Pakistan is now moving towards to whitewash the local team Zimbabwe and in the 4th ODI, Pakistan won by 244 runs. So, including the last ODI between them, Pakistan won four ODI matches against Zimbabwe consecutively.

The 4th ODI took place in 20th July, 2018 where in the opposite way than the last three matches, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. Tinashe Kamunhukamwe made his ODI debut for Zimbabwe through the match. The match between them took place at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo where the first three matches were hosted.

Pakistan won by 244 runs

Team Pakistan was scheduled to play a tournament against Zimbabwe where Zimbabwe cricket organized the event. But earlier the schedule was to play Test, ODI and T20Is matches though later, it was changed to five matches ODI series between them.

Earlier of the tournament, Pakistan did not play any tour match in Zimbabwe but started the official tournament in 13th July, 2018. Pakistan already secured the ODI series by winning the first three matches against Zimbabwe and with the victory of 4th ODI match, they have a chance to whitewash the local team Zimbabwe. The local team already missed the series and they can avoid the whitewash against a visiting team by winning the 5th ODI against Pakistan. In 4th ODI, team Pakistan got a big victory. They came to bat at the beginning. Imam and Fakhar Zam started to bat for Pakistan in the match. They jointly added 304 runs which was a record partnership in ODI till now. Imam made a century in the match where he scored 113 runs in 122 balls. On the other side, Fakhar Zaman remained not out with 210 runs. And as the first Pakistani batsman, he scored double century. Asif Ali scored also 50 runs in the match. By losing 1 wicket which was Imam Ul Haq, Pakistan scored 399 runs in selected 50 overs. It was the highest total for Pakistan in ODI. Wellington Masakadza took 1 wicket for team Zimbabwe.

Later, Zimbabwe came to chase the score. captain Masakadza and Kamunhukamwe started to chase. In 18 runs, Kamunhukamwe was gone. Masakadza scored 22 runs. Musakanda added 10 more runs in the match. Moor scored 20 runs, Chigumbura scored 37 runs and Tiripano scored 44 runs so far. They did play 42.4 overs and lost all wickets. They scored total 155 runs in the match where for Pakistan Shadab Khan took four wickets highest so far.

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