Pakistan on edge of series win despite Taylor Chakabva resistance

After this die Tourists declared at 510-8 were Zimbabwe in die forced follow- -on thanks to a careerbest five-for by Hasan Ali (5-27).

Zimbabwe only managed 15 runs in 13 overs at one stage of die Opening times like all thoughts of a chase seemed to dissolve.

At least they offered stiffer resistance over The following 30 overs hit 132 before being broadcast in to bat again.

Nauman Ali (5-86) bowled Kevin Kasuza for 22 and Mohammad Rizwan caught Tarisai Musakanda for the loss of just eight runsals Shaheen Afridi (4-45) also smelled blood.

However, Zimbabwe gradually fell in the handle on Proceedings by an admirable state of Regis Chakabva (80) and captain Brendan Taylor (49).

Taylor in in particular seemed in switch short form mode and swing for 10 four of just 31 balls before being removed at 142-3 as Rizwan and Shaheen combined again.

Chakabva was caught while slipping from a good catch from Babar Azam and suddenly die win was in Milton Shumba had Pakistan’s sights in view for 16 before consecutive balls by Nauman were canceled for Donald Tiripano and Roy Kaia reached 300 first-Class wickets.

Shaheen played Tendai Chisoro for eight and Richard Ngarava for a duck, but Luke Jongwe (31 not out) dug deep to keep competition alive.

As die Shadows grew longer in Harare, Pakistan switched to spin attack but could not find the breakthrough and must return on Monday to finish die Job.

Glowing Hasan

Hasan has enjoyed spectacular form since returning to Test cricket these year and made it 24 wickets in five innings as he die middle order Zimbabwe dismantled in the early one session.

Although he couldn’t add on his balance sheet, as Nauman die Indictment led in the second inningsThis was still a test to remember.

Taylor fights fire with fire

After a first- -innings beat of just Nine, Taylor chose it attack die Bowler when he came out swing again for die border with leave.

Its 49 of just 31 balls were an entertaining jet of light for a home side for who this competition was looking for over for Sometime.

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