Pakistan ruled almost all four days of the 1st Test while displaying strong batting, calculated bowling, reasonable fielding and won the game vs. South Africa.
Misbah-ul-Haq was the star of the third day with a hundred as the hosts gained a vital 1st innings lead and captured four important wickets of South Africa.
Khurram Manzoor plundered his maiden Test ton, the debutant Shan Masood dispatched fifty and shared a valuable opening partnership as Pakistan ruled the day.
The vulnerable batting line up of the touring Pakistani team was exposed by the targeted bowling of the hosts Zimbabwe who clinched the second Test at Harare.
The 2nd and final Test between Pakistan and Zimbabwe has entered an interesting stage where both teams have equal chance of winning the game on the 5th day.
The young left arm bowler of Zimbabwe, Brian Vitori, ripped through the perishable batting line up of Pakistan as Zimbabwe took a reasonable 1st innings lead.