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The first one day international cricket match of the three match series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe will be played at Gaddafi stadium Lahore on Tuesday.

PTV Sports will telecast the match live from 4:00 pm. After two nail-biting finishes in the twenty-20 series marking the return of international cricket to Pakistan, the hosts and Zimbabwe move to the three-match one-day series aiming to build for the future. Earlier, Pakistan announced their 16-members squad for one day series. Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Sami have been picked in the Pakistan one day squad for the first time in nearly two years. However, Saeed Ajmal was not among the 16 members to meet Zimbabwe in the three-match series in Lahore. Ahmed Shehzad and Asad Shafiq have reclaimed his place in the 50-over team as well. Imad Wasim is also part of the squad. Umar Gul, Rahat Ali and Zulfiqar Babar have lost their places while middle-order batsmen Saad Nasim and Fawad Alam have been dropped. Pakistan one day squad includes, Azhar Ali, captain, Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Asad Shafiq, Harris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Hammad Azam, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Sami and Junaid Khan. Earlier, green shirts clinched the T-20 series 2-nil.

 

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by two wickets in a thrilling second and final twenty-20 at Gaddafi stadium Lahore and clinched the series 2-nil.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief Minister Punjab Shabaz Sharif and other leaders congratulated the team. Man of the match Mukhtar Ahmed scored second consecutive half century in the series and declared player of the series. PTV Sports telecast the match live.

 
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