2nd ODI Bangladesh v Zimbabwe: Bangladesh won thrilling contest by 4 runs
Bangladesh won a thrilling encounter in the 2nd ODI (and the series by taking an unassailable 2-0 lead) against Zimbabwe at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet here today.
Bangladesh 322-8 - (50 Overs) – (Tamim Iqbal 158, Mushfiqur 55, Mahmudullah 41; Carl Mumba 2-62, Donald Tiripano 2-55)
Zimbabwe 318-8 –(50 Overs) – (Tinashe Kamunhukamwe 51, Wesley Madhevere 52, Sikandar Raza 66, Donald Tiripano 55*; Taijul Islam 3-52)
Result - Bangladesh won by 4 runs
Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat against Zimbabwe, scoring 322-8 in their 50 Overs with Tamim Iqbal 158, Mushfiqur 55 and Mahmudullah 41 the main run getters: and Carl Mumba 2-62 and Donald Tiripano 2-55 the top wicket takers for Zimbabwe
In reply, Zimbabwe put on a much better showing than in the 1st ODI and nearly pulled off a remarkable win but were outgunned by the Bangladesh bowlers at the death.
Zimbabwe scored 218-8 in their 50 overs, losing by just 4 runs in a thrilling run chase - Tinashe Kamunhukamwe 51, Wesley Madhevere 52, Sikandar Raza 66 and Donald Tiripano 55* were the stars with the bat for Zimbabwe and Taijul Islam 3-52 the main wicket taker for Bangladesh.
Bangladesh - Liton Das, Tamim Iqbal, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mehedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Taijul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Al-Amin Hossain
Zimbabwe - Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Regis Chakabva, Sean Williams(c), Brendan Taylor, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Richmond Mutumbami(wk), Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Donald Tiripano, Carl Mumba, Charlton Tshuma
Start Time: 07:00
Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet
Officials: Paul Reiffel, Masudur Mukul, Handunnettige Dharmasena, Tanvir Ahmed, Jeffrey Crowe
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