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As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI

Sean Williams scored an unbeaten 78 off 75 to help Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 6 wickets in the second ODI.

Cricketnext Staff |Cricketnext |May 5, 2013, 12:29 PM IST
As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI

Live updates from the second one-dayer between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh played at Bulawayo.

Zimbabwe innings:

47.5 overs: 253 for 4 An easy win for Zimbabwe in the end. Series is now tied at 1-1 with decider to take place on Wednesday. They lost wickets initially but Sean Williams (78) and Malcolm Waller (39) helped them reach the target with 13 balls to spare.

End of 45 overs: 233 for 4 Sean Williams brought up his fifty and he along with Malcolm Waller have added 66 runs between them so far. Zimbabwe are on course to level ODI series 1-1 as they need just 20 runs from last five overs.

End of 35 overs: 168 for 4 Zimbabwe lost the wicket of their captain Brendan Taylor. He was caught by Mominul Haque off Ziaur Rahman for 37. Sean Williams (33*) were still at the crease with Malcolm Waller (1*).

End of 29 overs: 139 for 3 Captain Brendan Taylor (20*) and Sean Williams (21*) kept Zimbabwe in the hunt of chasing Bangladesh's 252. Both the batsmen took their time to set, but didn't look like throwing their wickets away, like the other top order batsmen.

End of 18 overs: 95 for 3 Bangladesh struck twice in two overs to derail the Bangladesh chase. First Vusi Sibanda was trapped leg before by Shakib Al Hasan for 49, and then Sikandar Raza was caught by Shakib off Shafiul Islam for 23.

End of 12 overs: 77 for 1 Vusi Sibanda (38*) and Sikandar Raza (19*) took the Bangladesh innings forward after the hosts lost the wicket of Hamilton Masakadza (15) early in their chase.

End of 5 overs: 35 for 1: Chasing a challenging 253 to win, Zimbabwe lost the wicket of Hamilton Masakadza for 15 inside the first five overs. Vusi Sibanda and Pakistan born Sikandar Raza were at the wicket.

Bangladesh innings:

End of 50 overs: 252 for 9 Abdur Razzar's blitzkrieg took Bangladesh to a respectable score. He smashed two sixes and a four in the last over by Kyle Jarvis to bring up his fifty in just 22 balls. Elton Chigumbura was the most successful bowler for Zimbabwe, picking up 3 for 39 in his 10 overs.

End of over 44: 185 for 7 With six overs to go after this, Bangladesh are eying a score more than 220. Ziaur Rahman gloved a ball going down the leg off Masakadza to Brendan Taylor behind the wickets.

End of over 31: 124 for 5 Shakib Al Hasan looked disappointed after given lbw. Prosper Utseya wrapped Shakib on the pads and it looked like hitting middle but the left-hander didn't look happy while leaving the field.

End of over 22: 90 for 4 Chigumbura strikes again by digging it short and Mominul Haque goes through with the pull shot but skies it to Kyle Jarvis for an easy catch.

End of over 17: 67 for 3 Elton Chigumbura gets the ball to jag back sharply that wraps Mushfiqur on the pads infront of the stumps for 26.

End of over 8: 20 for 2 Short of length from Kyle Jarvis and Mohammad Ashraful (8) tries to cut but gets an edge to Brendan Taylor behind the stumps.

End of over 3: 10 for 1 Tendai Chatara gives Zimbabwe first breakthrough as Tamim Iqbal perishes while flashing at a away going delivery to get an edge to Brendan Taylor.

Toss and team news: Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bowl again. Vusi Sibanda and Kyle Jarvis have come in for Chakabva and Panyangara while Bangladesh go in with an unchanged side.


Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Ashraful, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Shakib Al Hasan, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Ziaur Rahman, Abdur Razzak, Shafiul Islam, Robiul Islam

Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor(w/c), Sean Williams, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Prosper Utseya, Shingirai Masakadza, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara

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2 Australia 4320 108
3 England 5253 105
4 New Zealand 3449 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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