HARARE: Pakistan will be looking to retain their marvelous shape in T20 cricket as they take on a depleted Australia within the 2d in shape of the tri-series these days.
Pakistan completed their eighth consecutive T20I win after thumping Zimbabwe via seventy four runs in the series opener on Sunday.
Sarfraz Ahmed’s side is now looking to search out the report of eleven-straight wins presently held with the aid of Afghanistan.
A profession-nice sixty one from starting batsman Fakhar Zaman, and a past due flurry of barriers from Asif Ali and veteran batsman Shoaib Malik set up Pakistan’s enforcing 182 for four against Zimbabwe.
In respond, Zimbabwe mustered simply 108 all out, with the wickets shared around with the aid of Pakistan’s bowling attack. Mohammad Nawaz, Usman Khan, Mohammad Hafeez and Hasan Ali picked up apiece.
Hafeez took two for 3 in his first over in global cricket considering that his bowling action changed into cleared ultimate month.
Zimbabwe as part of a tri-series consisting of Australia at Harare sports activities membership
For Zimbabwe, opener Solomon Mire fired in fits and starts offevolved to record a 29-ball 27, at the same time as Tarisai Musakanda cracked a hectic 43 in his debut T20 innings.
However, there was little aid from the relaxation of the pinnacle order, with Elton Chigumbura the only different batsman to attain double figures.
The suit among Pakistan and Australia will start at 1pm Pakistan general Time.
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Hussain Talat, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (c/wk), Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), D’Arcy short, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Billy Stanlake