Pakistan ALMOST wrapped up the second Test against Zimbabwe in spectacular fashion on an extended Day 3 with Nauman Ali and Shaheen Afridi sharing nine wickets between themselves in Harare on Sunday. With only six wickets remaining and 259 off the follow-on mark of 311, Zimbabwe could managed only 132 run in their first innings to hand the visitors a 378-run lead. Pakistan then imposed the follow-on as the teams take Lunch break. Zimbabwe tried to fight back through young wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva (80 off 137) and skipper Brendan Taylor (49), guiding the hosts to 142/3, but they lost wickets in a hurry as Afridi and Nuaman wrecked havoc. At 205/9, the play was extended in the hope that Pakistan will wrap up. But Luke Jongwe entertained everyone with an unbeaten 31 off 51 balls, and delayed the inevitable. They still need another 158 runs to make Pakistan bat. By the way, Hasan Ali took five wickets in Zimbabwe's first innings. Babar Azam & Co won the opener by an innings and 116 runs. Catch highlights and cricket scores of the second Test match between Zimbabwe and Pakistan:
8:48 PM IST: Day 3 Stumps! Zimbabwe 220/9 (f/o), trail by 158 runs. Pakistan need one wicket.
3:10 PM IST: Lunch and innings break! Pakistan dismissed Zimbabwe for 132 in 60.4 overs to take a lead of 378 runs. Hasan Ali claimed a fifer (5/27). Regis Chakabva top-scored for the hosts with a 92-ball 33.
And it's follow-on!