Host Zimbabwe will face uphill battle when they take on Pakistan in a two-match Test series, starting from 29th April.
Roy Kaia, Milton Shumba, Richard Ngarava, Tanaka Chivanga and Luke Jongwe are five uncapped players for the upcoming two-match series against Pakistan. Sikandar Raza and Craig Ervine have been suffering from injuries and will not be available for the two-match Test series.
On the other hand, Tabish Khan, Shahnawaz Dhani, Sajid Khan and Zahid Mehmood are four uncapped bowlers for upcoming two-match series. Abdullah Shafique, Saud Shakeel and Agha Salman are three uncapped batsmen for the two-match series. Wicket-keeper batsman Brendan Taylor makes his return in the five-day format for Zimbabwe for the home series against Pakistan. Captain Sean Williams will lead the side for the two-match Test series against Pakistan
Here are the most important statistics for Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2021 Test Series are given below as following:
2011 was the last time Pakistan won a Test series against Zimbabwe. The previous series in 2013 played in Zimbabwe turned out to be draw between Zimbabwe and Pakistan.
246 runs needed by Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman, Mohammad Rizwan to complete 1,000 runs in Test cricket. Currently, Rizwan has accumulated 754 runs in 13 Test matches at an average of 44.35 with one century and six half-centuries to his name.
117 runs required by Zimbabwe wicket-keeper Regis Chakabva to complete 1,000 runs in Test cricket. He accumulated 883 runs in 19 Test matches at an average of 25.22 with one century and four half-centuries to his name.
7 wickets needed by Pakistani pacer Hasan Ali to complete 50 wickets in the Test cricket. Currently, Hasan Ali has claimed 43 wickets in 11 Test matches at an average of 26.32 with three five-fors and one ten-fors to his name.
2 wickets needed by Pakistan’s left-arm quick, Shaheen Shah Afridi to complete 50 wickets in Test cricket. Left-arm orthodox spinner has claimed 48 wickets in 15 Tests at an average of 32.33 with one five-wicket haul to his name.