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Zimbabwe set huge target for Bangladesh in T20I decider

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:15 PM, 25 July 2021   Updated: 06:33 PM, 25 July 2021

Zimbabwe set huge target for Bangladesh in T20I decider

Zimbabwe set huge target for Bangladesh in T20I decider

Zimbabwe have posted 193 runs for five wickets in the series-deciding third T20I against Bangladesh. Opener  Wesley Madhevere's 54 off 36 and Regis Chakabva's 22-ball 48 and Ryan Burl's 31 off 15 helped the host to post the huge total at Harare today.

After winning the toss Zimbabwe decided to bat first at Harare Sports Club. For the third game in a row Zimbabwe have won the toss and decided to bat first.

Openers Tadiwanashe Marumani(w) ‍and Wesley Madhevere gave flying start for the host posting 63 runs before the former bowled by Mohammad Saifuddin for 27 off 20.

Wesley Madhevere, the last match hero shared 59 runs with Chakabva in the second wickets stand before the latter went out by Soumya Sarkar for 22-ball 48. Zimbabwe lost their second wicket on 122 in 11.1 over. Soumya also removed Zimbabwe skipper Sikandar Raza for naught in the fifth ball of the same over. 

Wesley Madhevere and Dion Myers added 21 runs in the fourth wickets stand. But the former was dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan for 54 off 36. He hit four sixes to score the runs.

Dion Myers scored important 23 runs before being dismissed by Shoriful Islam. Endwise, Ryan Burl's 15-ball 31 helped Zimbabwe to post 193/5 in 20 overs.

For Bangladesh, Soumya Sarkar  2 for 19 was the best bowler while Shakib finished 24/1, Shoriful Islam 27/1 and Saifuddin 50/1.

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