Enjoying in just his second game, Asif ruined the Zimbabwe batsman’s with numbers of 5 for 25 runs as the Zim were all out for 161, then obtained 38 as Pakistan pursued their chase for the loss of seven wickets.
Zimbabwe had created an amazing begin after trailing the toss and being pushed for bat, with openers Chibhabha and Mutumbami placing on 89 for the opening wicket at a solid stride. But Asif with his golden arm broke the partnership when sent back Chibhabha for 48, and then picked four more wickets in his last overs as Zimbabwe wrecked to 133 for seven.
Imad Wasim also induced harm as he got 3 wickets for 36 runs on his come back to the party, and the only wicket that did not belong to spin came with quick bowler Mohammad Irfan has Mutumbami caught behind after his best score 67 in ODIs.
That intended that in the two matches Pakistan won during the competition, Zimbabwe give 19 by 20 wickets to spin. Bilal rode his fortune as Pakistan started their pursuit before lunchtime, experiencing liberation at the slide from its fourth ball, he experienced before getting the visitors into the period of 29 without loss.
After lunchtime he became even more competitive, but the strategy caught up with him when he out to long on off the bowling of David Nyumbu. Asad Shafiq and Malik completed off the job with an brocken partnership of 58, finishing unbeaten on 38 and 34 respectively.