In the first match of the T20 tri-nation series Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 74 runs and continued their dominance in the shorter format.
Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field first. Pakistan managed to put 182/4 on the board in 20 overs againts Zimbabwe.
Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed becomes the most successful skipper after Shahid Afridi. Pakistan registered 20 wins from the 23 T20Is games played while under Shahid Afridi leadership Pakistan registered 19 win from 43 T20Is squad played.
After defeating Zimbabwe, Pakistan become the only team after Afghanistan to have longest winning streak in limited over format. It's Pakistan eight consecutive win in T20Is.
Pakistan’s 8th consecutive win in T20Is, now their longest winning streak. Only one team has won more games on the trot - Afghanistan (11). #ZIMvPAK— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) July 1, 2018
The T20 tri-nation series featuring the Aussies, Pakistan and Zimbabwe where Pakistan saved his first spot in the ICC T20I rankings
Solomon Mire, Chamu Chibhabha, Hamilton Masakadza (c), Tarisai Musakanda, Peter Moor (wk), Elton Chigumbura, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chisoro, Kyle Jarvis, Blessing Muzarabani, John Nyumbu
Cephas Zhuwao, Malcolm Waller, Chris Mpofu, Wellington Masakadza, Ryan Murray, Brandon Mavuta, Brian Chari
Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan
Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail, Shaheen Afridi, Sahibzada Farhan