South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets in 1st ODI

Lungi Ngidi 3-19, in the wickets again for South Africa 3-19 ; this time against Zimbabwe
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South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl at the Diamond Oval, Kimberley today in the 1 st ODI against Zimbabwe.

South Africa 119 - 5 (Heinrich Klaasen 44; Wellington Masakadza 2-26, Tendai Chatara 2-12)

Zimbabwe 117 (Lungi Ngidi 3-19, Imran Tahir 2-23)

Result - South Africa won by 5 wickets

Scorecard

Batting first, Zimbabwe were bowled out for just 117, Lungi Ngidi 3-19 and Imran Tahir 2-23 the pick of the South African bowlers.

South Africa, in reply, completed the run chase in just over 26 overs with 5 wickets to spare. Although some great bowling by Wellington Masakadza 2-26 and Tendai Chatara 2-12 did keep Zimbabwe hopes alive at times.

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