Zimbabwe Select dominate Pakistan Shaheens, take 2: 0 lead in One: Day series.

LAHORE -- In a commanding performance, Zimbabwe Select crushed Pakistan Shaheens by 80 runs in the second one: day match of the six: game series, taking a 2: 0 lead. Blessing Muzarabani played a pivotal role, scoring a rapid 50 and taking four wickets to secure the victory.

According to information made available here, chasing a target of 237 runs, Pakistan Shaheens' batting lineup struggled once again, collapsing to a meager 156 all out in the 38th over. Their run chase got off to a poor start when Saim Ayub was dismissed for a golden duck. After the early setback, captain Imran Butt partnered with Muhammad Huraira, taking the team's total to 44 runs in the 10th over.

However, Zimbabwe Select's Muzarabaniprovided the breakthrough by dismissing Huraira, who hammered 33 off 36 balls. Pakistan Shaheens suffered another blow when Kamran Ghulam was dismissed without scoring. Butt then formed brief partnerships with Hussain Talat (10) and Haseebullah Khan (8) before Mubasir Khan joined him in the middle.

When the score was 71/5 in the 18th over, Mubasir and Butt displayed resilience, adding a valuable 73: run partnership for the sixth wicket. Just as the pair seemed to gain control, Victor Nyauchi managed to remove Butt, dealing a significant blow to Pakistan Shaheens' pursuit.

Butt top: scored for his team with a patient 45 off 81 balls, including three boundaries. In the next over, Sean Williams further tilted the game in Zimbabwe Select's favor by dismissing Mubasir Khan, who scored 44 runs with 7 fours. Pakistan Shaheens slipped to 147/7.

The visitors' tailenders could not offer much resistance against the disciplined bowling attack of the hosts, who wrapped up the innings by claiming the remaining 3 wickets within the next 3 overs. Muzarabani led the bowling attack for Zimbabwe with figures of 4/23, while Nyauchi...

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