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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd T20: As it happened

Ahmed Shehzad's unbeaten 98 and an all-round performance by Mohammad Hafeez helped Pakistan to win the second tie by 19 runs and clinch the T20 series 2-0.

Cricketnext Staff |Cricketnext |August 24, 2013, 4:38 PM IST
Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd T20: As it happened

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Toss and team news: Zimbabwe skipper Brendan Taylor has won the toss and elected to bowl. For Zimbabwe, Tinashe Panyangara replaces Tendai Chatara while Pakistan have also rested Mohammad Irfan and Saeed Ajmal. Asad Ali and Zulfiqar Babar take their places.

Teams:

Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor(wk/c), Timycen Maruma, Sean Williams, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Prosper Utseya, Tinashe Panyangara, Shingirai Masakadza, Brian Vitori

Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez(c), Umar Amin, Sohaib Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed(wk), Zulfiqar Babar, Sohail Tanvir, Asad Ali

However, Pakistan started the tour on a winning note as they defeated Zimbabwe in the first T20 on Friday by 25 runs. Both the teams after playing two T20s will clash for three ODIs and two Tests.

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3 Australia 4320 108
4 England 5253 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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2 Australia 7815 269
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