HARARE (Dunya News) – Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor won the toss and decided to bat first against Pakistan in the first Test match at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
Sajid Khan is making his Test debut for Pakistan while Richard Ngarava, Roy Kaia and Milton Shumba are debuting for Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe: Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Tarisai Musakanda, Brendan Taylor (capt), Milton Shumba, Roy Kaia, Regis Chakabva (wk), Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chisoro, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava
Pakistan: Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (capt), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Noman Ali, Hasan Ali, Sajid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi
Babar Azam-led Pakistan last featured in a two-match series against South Africa at home in January-February this year, winning both Test matches by seven wickets and 95 runs. The Green Caps would like to repeat the same performances in the two-match Zimbabwe series.
The second and final Test match of the series will be played at the same venue from 7.