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Pakistan crush Zimbabwe

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:37 PM

Debutant Nasir Jamshed smashed a rapid 61 and four other batsmen hit fifties as Pakistan crushed Zimbabwe by 104 runs in the opening one-day match in Karachi.

Younus Khan (79), Mohammad Yousuf (72), Shoaib Malik (63) and Misbah-ul-Haq (55 not out) all got after the bowling as the home side amassed 347 for 5.

Vusi Sibanda, Justice Chibabha and Sean Williams also hit fifties in reply.

Spinners Shoaib Malik (three for 34) and Shahid Afridi (two for 33) bowled tightly to limit the tourists to 243 for 7 on a flat pitch.

The second match of the five game series takes place in Hyderabad on Thursday.