Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 18:49
Complacency a challenge as Pakistan target series sweep
Pakistan took on Zimbabwe this evening, in their 3rd and final ODI in Lahore.
With the ODI series already sealed in favour of Pakistan, the third and final game of Zimbabwe's tour, is a dead rubber.
It is, however, a dead rubber Pakistan cannot afford to lose. They need to sweep the series to keep their 2017 Champions Trophy qualification chances alive.
A 2-1 scoreline will only widen the gap between Pakistan - currently ranked No. 9 in the ICC rankings - and the teams above them.
Zimbabwe, who opted to play the third ODI after a suicide attack occurred in the vicinity of Gaddafi stadium during the second match, are yet to win a game on this tour.