Pakis in early control against Zimbabwe A

Staff Writer

HASSAN Raza notched up his second century in a row on tour by the Pakistan A cricket side, helping the Asians to take early control of the second four-day match on the first day against Zimbabwe

A at Harare Sports Club yesterday.


The Pakistan A vice-captain, who scored his first hundred in the first innings at the CFX Academy last Saturday, scored 136 runs, sharing a sixth-wicket partnership with night-watchman Haider.


Pakistan A were 242/6 at the close of play. Number four batsman Misbah ul-Haq scored 52 runs.


The pick of the Zimbabwe A bowlers was first change bowler Tawanda Mupariwa, who retained a figure of 3/47 off 16 overs.


Mahwire took two wickets, with all-rounder Chamunorwa Chibhabha grabbing the other wicket.