Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 28 runs in 1st ODI in Mirpur

Imrul Kayes 144 for Bangladesh
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Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur against Zimbabwe, in the 1st ODI of the Series today.

 

Bangladesh 271 - 8 (Imrul Kayes 144, Mohammad Saifuddin 50; Kyle Jarvis 4-37)

Zimbabwe 243-9 ( Sean Williams 50*, Kyle Jarvis 37; Mehedi Hasan 3-46)

Result - Bangladesh won by 28 runs

Scorecard

Bangladesh scored a well-earned 271-8 in their 50 overs, mainly thanks to a great century from Imrul Kayes 144 and Mohammad Saifuddin who scored 50. Kyle Jarvis 4-37 was the pick of the Zimbabwe bowlers.

In reply, Zimbabwe scored 243-9 after their 50 overs and Bangladesh won by 28runs.

 

Bangladesh Squad - Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Fazle Mahmud, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Nazmul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman

Zimbabwe Squad - Hamilton Masakadza (c), Cephas Zhuwao, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor (wk), Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor, Donald Tiripano, Brandon Mavuta, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara

 

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