Live: Pakistan on top as Zimbabwe chase 316-run target

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Pakistan U19 have set Zimbabwe U19 a target of 316 runs, courtesy a brilliant century by opener Haseebullah Khan.

Alex Falao was the pick of the bowlers for Zimbabwe, claiming five wickets for 58 runs.

Earlier, Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bowl first in the ongoing ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match against Pakistan.

This will be Zimbabwe’s second group-stage match, after their thumping 228-run victory against Papua New Guinea on January 15. On the other hand, Pakistan are playing their opening match in the event.


Zimbabwe U19: Steven Saul (wk), Matthew Welch, Emmanuel Bawa(c), David Bennett, Brian Bennett, Tashinga Makoni, Mcgini Dube, Connor Mitchell, Victor Chirwa, Tendekai Mataranyika, Alex Falao

Pakistan U19: Muhammad Shehzad, Haseebullah Khan (wk), Abdul Faseeh, Irfan Khan, Qasim Akram(c), Abbas Ali, Ahmed Khan, Maaz Sadaqat, Mehran Mumtaz, Zeeshan Zameer, Awais Ali

Live Updates

Pakistan edge closer to a massive win.

Pakistan are all over Zimbabwe, at the moment, as the chasing side loses four wickets in quick time.   

Ahmad Khan claims his second wicket after Awais Ali bagged his first one of the match.

Zimbabwe are
67/4 in 12 overs and require 245 more runs with 226 balls remaining.  

A wicket each for pacers Zeeshan Zameer and Ahmad Khan as Zimbabwe struggle to chase the daunting target.

Zimbabwe are 42/2 in 8 overs. They require 274 runs with 251 balls remaining.

Can Pakistan defend 316-run target?

End of a splendid innings by Haseebullah Khan!

Pakistan 280/5 in 47.2 overs.

A brilliant 192-run partnership between Irfan Khan and Haseebullah Khan comes to an end as the former goes back to the hut after scoring 81 runs in 77 balls.

Pakistan 247/3 in 44.1 overs.

Remarkable hundred by opener Haseebullah!

He has paced this innings nicely after a slow start.

Pakistan 213/2 in 41 overs.

Pakistan opener and wicketkeeper, Haseebullah Khan, who idolises Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Yousaf reaches fifty.

Pakistan 119/2 in 29 overs.

Opener Haseebullah Khan, who has consumed 74 balls for 30 runs, has made a slow start as compared to his fellow batter Irfan Khan, who has reached 20 runs in 25 balls.

Pakistan are 87/2 in 24 overs.

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