Zimbabwe is going to host number one ranked T20I side Pakistan and Australia for a tri-nation T20I series at home from July 1 to July 8. All the seven matches will be played at Harare.
Zimbabwe is going to play with a weak team as their best players like Brendan Taylor, Sikandar Raza, Graeme Cremer, and Sean Williams are not available for this series due to injury and differences with their board.
On the other hand, Australia will seek to return on winning ways after a disastrous tour of England and will fight to regain number one T20I ranking. And Pakistan will be eager to win their 9th consecutive T20I series/tournament.
All the major stats and facts all you need to know as Zimbabwe host Pakistan and Australia for a Tri-Nation T20I Series at home :
3 - Mohammad Amir needs 3 more wickets to become the fifth Pakistani bowler to take 50 T20I wickets after Shahid Afridi (97), Umar Gul (85), Saeed Ajmal (85) and Sohail Tanvir (54).
8 - Pakistan have won all their last 8 bilateral T20I series. And since WT20 2016 they have won 19 out of 22 T20I matches.
9 - Pakistan have won all the 9 matches they played against Zimbabwe in T20I format and on the other hand Australia lost the only T20I they played against Zimbabwe.
12 - Mohammad Amir has taken 12 wickets at an average of 12.58 in 5 matches against Australia in T20I format.
13.66 - Shoaib Malik averages only 13.66 against Zimbabwe in T20Is. The veteran batsman has total 82 runs in 6 innings against this side.
81 - Glenn Maxwell's batting average in T20I format this year. All-rounder has scored 243 runs at an average of 81 in 6 innings with a hundred in 2018.
1989 - Runs scored by Shoaib Malik in T20I format and needs 11 more runs to become the first Pakistani and overall third player from the world to score 2000 T20I runs.