The seasoned all-rounder of Zimbabwe, Elton Chigumbura, led them from the front with an unbeaten aggressive match winning fifty vs. the United Arab Emirates.
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.
The vulnerable batting line up of the touring Pakistani team was exposed by the targeted bowling of the hosts Zimbabwe who clinched the second Test at Harare.
The 2nd and final Test between Pakistan and Zimbabwe has entered an interesting stage where both teams have equal chance of winning the game on the 5th day.
The young left arm bowler of Zimbabwe, Brian Vitori, ripped through the perishable batting line up of Pakistan as Zimbabwe took a reasonable 1st innings lead.
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 dreadful bowling of Pakistan came into its own in the 2nd innings of Zimbabwe who had no answer to the lethal spell of the rival bowlers and lost the game.
The old war horse of Pakistan, Younis Khan, plundered unbeaten double hundred and enhanced the chances of victory for his team vs. the hosts Zimbabwe.