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Pak beat Zimbabwe in 2nd T20, win series

Mohammad Hafeez hit a half-century and took three wickets to guide Pakistan to a narrow five-run victory over Zimbabwe in the second Twenty20 international today.

cricket Updated: Sep 18, 2011 21:44 IST
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Mohammad Hafeez hit a half-century and took three wickets to guide Pakistan to a narrow five-run victory over Zimbabwe in the second Twenty20 international on Sunday.

Hafeez (51) faced 38 balls at Harare Sports Club, smashing five boundaries and a six as Pakistan finished on 141-7.

Zimbabwe started the last over needing 20 runs to win, coming down to six runs from the last ball. The hosts finished on 136-7 with Tatenda Taibu 37 not out.

Hafeez finished with 3-11 by removing Cephas Zhuwao (12), Brendan Taylor (10) and Hamilton Masakadza (3).

Pakistan won the two-match series 2-0, beating Zimbabwe by 85 runs in the first Twenty20.

Pakistan also won the one-off test and three ODIs to sweep the tour in all formats.