Pakistan registered a comprehensive victory by an innings and 116 runs and went 1-0 up in the two-match Test series against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club.
Pakistan rode on Fawad Alam’s 140 and Imran Butt’s 91, which helped them make 426 in first innings and take a lead of 250 runs.
The visitors wrapped up the Zimbabwe innings for 134 runs with Hasan Ali taking a five-wicket haul in the second innings.
Alam’s innings of 140 off 204 balls was studded with 20 fours. In response, Zimbabwe began well but couldn’t build on the start. They went from 92 for two to 134 for nine, their second innings wrapped up in the span of 46.2 overs. As Prince Masvaure was injured, he couldn’t come out to bat, with Pakistan sealing the victory with an innings and 116 runs.