Harare: Pakistan took nine wickets in an extended morning session to beat Zimbabwe by 221 runs on the fifth and final day of the first Test, at the Harare Sports Club, on Saturday.
Set with a target of 342, Zimbabwe were bundled out for 120. Left-arm pacer Junaid Khan made the initial breakthrough, taking two wickets in his first eight balls after Zimbabwe resumed at 13 for one.
Thereafter, spinners Abdur Rehman and Saeed Ajmal took over, finishing with four wickets apiece.
Left-armer Rehman, who followed up Junaid’s opening burst by taking the next three wickets, finished with four for 36, while Ajmal wrapped up the tail to take four for 23.
Off-spinner Ajmal ended with match figures 11 for 118.