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South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 4 wickets in the 3rd ODI and take Series 3-0

Brendan Taylor 40 for Zimbabwe today
Boland Park, Paarl
Kagiso Rabada 3-32 for South Africa today

Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat against South Africa at Boland Park, Paarl in the 3rd and final ODI of the series.

Zimbabwe 228 (Brendan Taylor 40, Sean Williams 69; Andile Phehlukwayo 2-34 , Dale Steyn 3-29 and Kagiso Rabada 3-32)

South Africa 231-6 (Aiden Markram 42, Reeza Hendricks 66, Heinrich Klaasen 59; Donald Tiripano 2-35)

Result – South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 4 wickets


Zimbabwe were again disappointing with the bat after electing to bat first. South Africa experimented by opening up with Steyn and Tahir and Zimbabwe were soon in trouble at 21-2, however , a spirited partnership between Brendan Taylor 40 and Sean Williams 69 and a late flourish from Donald Tiripano 29 took Zimbabwe to 228 all out. Andile Phehlukwayo 2-34 , Dale Steyn 3-29 and Kagiso Rabada 3-32 were the pick of the South African bowlers.

In reply, South Africa chased down the runs with 4 overs to spare - Aiden Markram 42, Reeza Hendricks 66 and Heinrich Klaasen 59 the mainstays with the bat. Donald Tiripano 2-35 was the pick of the Zimbabwe bowlers.


South Africa - Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis(c), JP Duminy, Heinrich Klaasen(wk), Khaya Zondo, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi

Zimbabwe - Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza(c), Brendan Taylor(wk), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Brandon Mavuta, Kyle Jarvis, Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chatara

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