|Ground:||Pallekele Cricket Stadium, Pallekele|
|Scorecard:||Pakistan v Zimbabwe|
|Event:||ICC World Cup 2010/11|
DateLine: 23rd March 2011
It was a sensational bowling display by Umar Gul who claimed three vital wickets and enabled Pakistan to be victorious in the league encounter against Zimbabwe in the World cup 2011.
Umar Gul bowled to an exact line and length which proved costly for the Zimbabwe batsmen.
When it was Pakistan to bat, fiery batting by Shafiq proved a milestone in his career as he played some sensational strokes with a flurry of boundaries in his Debut World Cup to see Pakistan become a firm favourite to win World Cup 2011.
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Copyright © 2011 D. Giridhar)