*ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will take on Zimbabwe in the first game of the five match one-day international series at Bulawayo on Friday.*
The fixture will begin at 12:15pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST).
The green shirts are heading into the ODI series with a Twenty20 tri-series win over the hosts and Australia.
Zimbabwe Cricket , on the other hand, are dealing with financial and injury crisis of their own.
Opening batsman Solomon Mire and Kyle Jarvis have been ruled out from the ODI series due to injuries.
According to a report by ESPNCricinfo, Zimbabwe Cricket had to postpone domestic tournaments and struggled to pay players and employees due to monetary issues.
Zimbabwe have lost four of their previous five 50 overs encounters against Pakistan.
*Pakistan: *Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain and wicket keeper), Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Junaid Khan, Usman Khan, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, Haris Sohail
*Zimbabwe:* Brian Chari, Tendai Chatara, Chamu Chibhabha, Elton Chigumbura, Tendai Chisoro, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Hamilton Masakadza (captain), Wellington Masakadza, Peter Moor, Ryan Murray, Tarisai Musakanda, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Liam Roche, Donald Tiripano, Malcolm Waller.