Pakistani cricketers offered namaz on field during match


Rawalpindi: Pakistani players offered prayers on the field during a match against Zimbabwe here on Friday.

The Pakistani cricketers including Fakhar Zaman, Abid Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed and Muhammad Rizwan offered the maghrib prayers during the drinks break when the Zimbabwe were batting.

Pakistan had beat Zimbabwe by 26 runs in the first one-day international being played at the Pindi Cricket Stadium here on Friday.

Batting first, Pakistan set a target of 282 runs for Zimbabwe. Haris Sohail scored 71 while Imamul Haq made 58 runs.

In reply, Zimbabwe were allout at 255.

Shaheen Shah Afridi took five wickets while Wahab Riaz grabbed four wickets.