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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe – 2nd t20 : Green Shirts manage to set 136/6 total of runs for host team

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe - 2nd t20 : Green Shirts manage to set total of runs for host team | Thenewstribe.com

HARARE – Pakistan team failed to set mammoth total for Zimbabwe in the second and last T20 of the series at Harare Sports Club.

The visitors managed to score  136/6 runs in the second T20 match. Sohaib Maqsood scored 26 runs.

Skipper Shahid Afridi scored only two runs and failed to produce strong punch again.

Afridi on Tuesday won the toss and elected to bat in the 2nd Twenty 20 match.

Pakistan have called back M.Hafeez and Irfan while Wahab Riaz and Mukhtar have been rested for the second game.

With a World Twenty20 coming up next March, Waqar hinted that the new players would receive an opportunity to showcase their skills on the international stage ahead of the 2016 showpiece in India.

“Every team is looking to that World Cup, and that s what we re trying to do as well,” he said.

“That s why we re bringing youngsters in to have a look at them and see what our best team can be for the World Cup.”