Pakistan victorious in big return homeMay 22, 2015
International cricket has returned to Pakistan. The men in green are celebrating in their first match at home in six years, as they beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets in the 1st T20 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Zimbabwe hit 172/6 from 20 overs; captain Elton Chigumbura made 54, and Hamilton Masakadza made 43. Pakistan bowler Mohammad Sami picked up 3/36 from 4, and Wahab Riaz 2/38 from 4. Man of the match Mukhtar Ahmed struck 83 as the hosts replied with 173/5 from 19.3 overs; Ahmed Shehzad added 55. Bowling for Zimbabwe, Graeme Cremer took 2/28 from 4 overs. Pakistan lead the 2-match series 1-0, with the second T20 this Sunday at the Gaddafi Stadium.
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