When Pakistan team (PAK) romped against Zimbabwe team in a 3rd game of the series at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. They were very sure that they will clinched the series with 3-0 but the “minnows” called Zimbabwe team set the world on fire with a sensational victory in the super over after the match was ended in a tie.
This victory again proved why Zimbabwe is one of the best underdog team over the years who like to beat the A-list teams. Zimbabwe has completely exposed the pace attack of Pakistan which they are famous for in the world.
The experience Pakistan (PAK) bowlers are treated with no respect and they went disaster in the match. Having said, let us take a look at two things that went wrong for Pakistan.
Pakistan team absurd collapse
Chasing the 279 runs against the complete in experience side of Zimbabwe team. Nobody has expected that match will went into the last over.
Pakistan team (PAK) got off to a worst start when there opener Imam-Ul-Haq got out on the third ball of the second innings on Muzarabani ball who ripped off his stumps with short pitched delivery.
Pakistan went into complete trouble when they were reduced to 151/6 and looked to get bowled out before 200 but Wahab Riaz and Babbar Azam added on 100 run partnership for the 7th wicket to put the team back into the hunt.
However in the end again Pakistan team only managed to score 278 runs with the loss of 9 wickets in their allotted 50 overs.
Pakistan Team Has No Depth In The Bowling Division
Playing in the subcontinent pitches and team is not playing with not even single spinner this look complete out of the box strategy.
Pakistan was playing with five fast bowlers and out of them only Mohammed Hasnain was effective who took 5 wickets for 26 in his 10 over spell.
While it was expected from player like Wahab Riaz to be crucial factor but he took only wicket in his 10 over spell with 65 runs. The young talent Mohammed Musa went for 80 runs in his 10 over spell and Iftikhar Ahmed went wicket less in his 10 over spell with 60 runs and couldn’t helped his team.