Sikandar Raza smashed a 66-ball 123 run knock while Brendan Taylor also contributed with a century as Zimbabwe overpowered Nepal in their opening game of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers encounter in Bulawayo.
The spin and pace combination of Nikita Miller and Kemar Roach saved the Windies blushes in their ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 warm-up match against the United Arab Emirates when they bowled the two-time former world champions to a 32-run victory at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
Javed Ahmadi and Rahmat Shah scored 76 and 59 respectively to steer Afghanistan to 241 for nine following which the bowlers dismissed Zimbabwe for 95 runs to complete a massive 146-run victory in the fifth One-Day International in Sharjah as they ended the series with a 4-1 margin.
Mujeeb Zadran claimed his maiden five-wicket haul as Afghanistan bowled out Zimbabwe for 134 runs and later chased down the target in the 22nd over with all 10 wickets in hand in the fourth One-Day International in Sharjah to claim a 3-1 series victory.
Rashid Khan continued his rich vein of form with a five-wicket haul as Afghanistan bowled out Zimbabwe for 154 runs and later chased down the target in the 28th over with six wickets in hand in the third One-Day International in Sharjah to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
Brendan Taylor slammed 125 while Graeme Cremer followed it with a four-wicket haul as Zimbabwe completed a massive 154-run victory over Afghanistan in the second One-Day International in Sharjah to level the series 1-1.
Rahmat Shah scored 114 off 110 deliveries while Rashid Khan picked a four-wicket haul as Afghanistan made a winning start to the One-Day International series with a convincing 154-run victory in the first game in Sharjah to take a 1-0 lead.
Mohammad Nabi played a vital 45 run knock to help Afghanistan post 158 runs following which the spinners Mujeeb Zadran and Rashid Khan picked two wickets apiece to restrict Zimbabwe to 141 runs in the chase to win the second Twenty20 International and complete a 2-0 series victory.
Rashid Khan and Sharafuddin Ashraf shared five wickets between them as Afghanistan restricted Zimbabwe to 120 for nine and later chased down the target in 14.4 overs with five wickets in hand in the first Twenty20 International in Sharjah to take a 1-0 unassailable lead in the series.
Late innings batting heroics by experienced Ireland all-rounder Shauna Kavanagh wasn’t enough to stave off defeat to Zimbabwe in the first of three 50-over matches being played in Harare, as part of the Ireland Women’s team 2018 Tour of Zimbabwe