Brendan Taylor led his side from the front with a worthy knock whereas Vusi Sibanda dispatched the last ball six and won the game against the Netherlands.
Paul Stirling led the composed Irish team with a superb fifty and their bowlers did well in a crunchy game vs. Zimbabwe who lost the match on the final ball.
A couple of fifties from the top order batsmen of Pakistan led by Younis Khan brought stability to their batting while chasing a sufficient score of Zimbabwe.
Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor shared a solid partnership of 110 runs but the Pakistani bowlers brought their team back in the game at stumps on day one.
The match saving partnerships between Azhar Ali, Misbah-ul-Haq along with another one of Saeed Ajmal and Junaid Khan took Pakistan to prosperity vs. Zimbabwe.
The visiting Pakistani squad well led by their skipper, Misbah-ul-Haq, assisted by Ahmed Shehzad and the bowlers let down the hosts Zimbabwe in the final ODI.
A dashing hundred from the top order batsman, Mohammed Hafeez, followed by a lethal fast bowling by Junaid Khan put Pakistan on top vs. the hosts Zimbabwe.
The Pakistani skipper, Misbah-ul-Haq, hailed the performance of the hosts Zimbabwe, who crushed the visitors in the 2nd ODI with a huge margin at Harare.
Pakistan beat Zimbabwe with authority as the batting of the visitors was well led by Ahmed Shehzad followed by an all round performance by Shahid Afridi.
Zimbabwe defeated Bangladesh in the first T20 by a narrow margin as the middle and lower order batting of the visitors crumbled after a solid start.