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Zimbabwe 174 Pakistan 11-1

Pakistan restored their pride, following last week's innings defeat, by dismissing Zimbabwe for 174 on the opening day of the second Test in Bulawayo yesterday as their pace attack took control. Only a gritty 60 by Alistair Campbell enabled the hosts to recover after being reduced to 23 for 3 and then 86 for 6. Grant Flower became Wasim Akram's 250th Test wicket.

(First day; Zimbabwe won toss)

Zimbabwe - First Innings M H Dekker c Shakeel Ahmed b Amir Nazir 0

G W Flower b Wasim Akram 6

A D R Campbell c Ijaz Ahmed b Manzoor 60

D L Houghton b Wasim Akram 11

*A Flower c Ijaz Ahmed b Kabir Khan 14

G J Whittall c Aamir Sohail b Manzoor 7

S Carlisle c Kabir Khan b Wasim Akram 1

P A Strang b Amir Nazir 32

H H Streak st Rashid Latif b Aamir Sohail 13

D H Brain c Rashid Latif b Aamir Sohail 5

B Strang not out 0

Extras (b1 lb9 nb15) 25

Total 174

Fall: 1-3 2-7 3-23 4-56 5-73 6-86 7-134 8-167 9-174.

Bowling: Wasim Akram 22-9-40-3; Amir Nazir 18-4-36-2; Kabir Khan 16-2-45-1; Manzoor Elahi 21-8-38-2; Aamir Sohail 2.1-1-5-2.

Pakistan - First innings Aamir Sohail not out 5

Shakeel Ahmed lbw b Streak 5

Rashid Latif not out 1

Total (for 1) 11

Fall: 1-9.

To bat: Inzamam-ul-Haq, *Salim Malik, Ijaz Ahmed, Basit Ali, Wasim Akram, Manzoor Elahi, Kabir Khan, Amir Nazir.

Bowling (to date): Streak 2-0-9-1; Brain 2-1-2-0.