Pakistan thrashed Zimbabwe by 9 wickets in the third ODI match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo and sealed the series with a 3-0 lead. Zimbabwe opted to bat first after winning the toss but their batsmen couldn't face Pakistan's inform bowling attack and got bowled out for just 67 runs in the 26th over. Pakistan chased down the target of 68 runs in the 10th over by 9 wickets. Faheem Ashraf was declared Man of the Match for his maiden five wickets haul (5/22).
All the major stats and facts from the third ODI between Zimbabwe and Pakistan in Bulawayo :
5/22 - Career best bowling figures for Faheem Ashraf in ODI cricket and also best bowling figures by a Pakistani fast bowler since Umar Gul's 6/42 against England at The Oval in 2010.
50 - This was Pakistan's 50th ODI win against Zimbabwe and only India have more ODI wins (51) against Zimbabwe than them.
67 - Zimbabwe's total of 67 runs is their joint 6th lowest total ever in ODI cricket and lowest against Pakistan, the previous lowest total against Pakistan was 94 at Sharjah in 1997.
Lowest totals for Zimbabwe in ODIs -
35 vs SL at Harare, 2004
38 vs SL at Colombo, 2001
44 vs BAN at Chittagong, 2009
54 vs AFG at Harare, 2017
65 vs IND at Harare, 2005
67 vs PAK at Bulawayo, 2018
67 - Zimbabwe's total of 67 runs is also the second lowest total by any team against Pakistan in ODIs. The lowest is 64 by New Zealand at Sharjah in 1986.
241 - Pakistan chased down the target with 241 balls to spare which is the biggest win for them in terms of balls to spare in ODI cricket.
Biggest wins for Pakistan in ODIs (By balls remaining) -
241 vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo, 2018
206 vs New Zealand at Sharjah, 1990
202 vs Netherlands at Colombo, 2002
188 vs Kenya at Birmingham, 2004
182 vs Bangladesh at Karachi, 2008