Sporting Digest: Cricket

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A fifth-wicket century stand between Yousaf Youhana and Moin Khan enabled Pakistan to salvage a draw against Zimbabwe on the final day of the first Test in Bulawayo. The two put on 110 in five minutes short of three hours to guide Pakistan to safety at 258 for 6 in their second innings, Youhana scoring 64 and Khan 97. With Zimbabwe needing four wickets and Pakistan another 113 runs to win with only 7.3 overs remaining, the captains agreed to call the match off early.

FIRST TEST (Bulawayo, final day): Zimbabwe drew with Pakistan.

Zimbabwe won toss

ZIMBABWE - First Innings 321 (G W Flower 156, H H Streak 53, Waqar Younis 5-106).

PAKISTAN - First Innings 256 (Yousaf Youhana 60; G J Whittall 4-63).

ZIMBABWE - Second Innings 302 for 4 dec (M W Goodwin 166no, A Flower 100no).

PAKISTAN - Second Innings

(Overnight: 24 for 0)

Saeed Anwar c Goodwin b Strang 37

Ali Haqvi c Goodwin b Mbangwa 13

Saqlain Mushtaq c A Flower b Streak 8

Inzamam-ul-Haq c A Flower b Streak 12

Yousuf Youhana c Viljoen b Streak 64

Moin Khan c Goodwin b Viljoen 97

Ijaz Ahmed not out 15

Extras (b 6, lb 6) 12

Total (for 6, 98.3 overs) 258

Fall: 1-28, 2-54, 3-70, 4-80, 5-190, 6-258.

Bowling: Streak 18-6-42-3; Mbangwa 22-13-29-1; Strang 27-3-69-1; G Whittal 18-5-61-0; A Whittal 8-3-28-0; Goodwin 2-0-3-0; Viljoen 3.3-0-14-1.

Umpires: I Robinson (Eng) and D Shepherd (Eng).