Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Stats: Zimbabwe record narrowest Test win in terms of runs

Updated: 14 September 2013 23:40 IST

Zimbabwe's 24-run win is their narrowest in terms of runs against any opposition.

Statistical highlights from Day 5 of Zimbabwe vs Pakistan:

# Zimbabwe's 24-run triumph is their third in 17 Tests vs Pakistan - (lost 10 and drawn four) - winning % 17.64.

# Zimbabwe's aforesaid win is their narrowest by runs margin in Tests.

# Pakistan suffered their narrowest defeat in terms of runs in Tests, eclipsing the 25-run defeat to England at Leeds in July 1971.

# Zimbabwe's tally of eleven Test wins includes six vs Bangladesh, three vs Pakistan and two vs India. They have lost 56 and drawn 26 out of 93 played - winning % 11.82.

# The last instance Zimbabwe won a Test match against a team other than Bangladesh was in 2001 - by four wickets vs India at Harare in June 2001.

# The just concluded series ended in a draw (1-1) - the last instance when Zimbabwe played a drawn series against a strong nation was against India in 2001 (1-1).

# Pakistan and Zimbabwe have contested a drawn Test series for the first time.

# Zimbabwe have won eight and lost 15 out of 31 played at Harare Sports Club (drawn eight) - the most at a single venue.

# Tendai Larry Chatara (5/61) has produced his career-best bowling performance in Tests, surpassing the 3 for 64 vs Pakistan at Harare in the first week of September 2013.

# Chatara (6/106) has registered his best figures in a Test match, obliterating the five for 163 vs Pakistan at Harara in the first Test of the just concluded series.

# Chatara has received his first Man of the Match award in Tests.

# Misbah-ul-Haq (79 not out) has registered his fourth fifty in six innings vs Zimbabwe - his 21st in Tests.

# Misbah's aforesaid innings is his second highest in a losing cause, next only to the 82 vs India at Delhi in November 2007.

# As captain, Misbah is averaging 56.13 in Tests - 1628 runs in 22 Tests, including a hundred and 17 fifties. When not captain, he has averaged 33.60 - his tally being 1008 in 19 Tests, including two hundreds and four fifties.

# Misbah's knock is the second highest unbeaten score by a captain in a losing cause in the fourth innings, next only to the 91 not out by West Indian, Clive Lloyd vs Australia at Melbourne in January/February 1976.

# Misbah's unbeaten 79 is the highest score by a Pakistan captain in a losing cause in Tests. Javed Miandad had posted 79 vs Australia at Perth in November 1981.

# Younis Khan has got his third Player of the Series award in Tests - his first vs Zimbabwe. His first two such awards were against India in 2006 and vs Bangladesh in 2011.

# Younis has top-scored in the series with 309 runs at an average of 103.00.

# Saeed Ajmal, with 14 wickets at an average of 19.00 in two Tests, is the top wicket-taker in the series. His tally of 25 wickets at 25.24 in five Tests is the highest by a Pakistani bowler in Tests in 2013.

Topics : Cricket Zimbabwe Pakistan Brendan Taylor Tendai Chatara Misbah-ul-Haq
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