Zim will not change approach for Pakistan

2015 World Cup

Even though their match against Pakistan is probably their last chance to stake a claim for a place in the World Cup quarter-finals, Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura says his team will still look to play with freedom and enjoy the occasion.

Zimbabwe have surprised many people with the positivity with which they have played in the global tournament, especially with the bat. They have lost against both South Africa and the West Indies, but have scared the traditional powerhouses.

Having beaten the UAE, their only victory so far, Chigumbura knows the importance of the match, which takes place at the Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday.

So how would the Africans approach the match, now that they know what is at stake?, their skipper says it will more of the same refreshing, positive style that new coach Dav Whatmore has encouraged.

Chigumbura said: "I'm sure some people were surprised about the way we approached the tournament.  It's just a matter of time if you work hard first up, and when you get in, these are good wickets to bat on. As a team, we're confident with our batting.

"If you put the freedom in the team, then you tend to be relaxed and you can execute. At the end of the day it's about also enjoying the game.You need to enjoy the moments and the occasion."

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