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Tigers clinch ODI series against Zimbabwe
Observer Online Report
Publish Date : 2014-11-26,  Publish Time : 19:37,  View Count : 29
Bangladesh have clinched the one-day international (ODI) series beating Zimbabwe by 124 runs in the 3rd ODI at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur in the capital on Wednesday.

With this win, Bangladesh sealed the five-match series 3-0 against Zimbabwe.

It was Bangladesh's biggest win by margin against Zimbabwe, eclipsing a 121-run victory in 2013 at Bulawayo.

Batting first, Tigers scored 297 runs on the scoreboard losing 6 wickets in 50 overs.

Left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny claimed 4-27, his career-best effort eclipsing his previous best of 4-29 in the last match.

Pacers Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Rubel Hossain picked up two wickets apiece.

Anamul Haque scored 95. Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan made 40 each.

Zimbabwe was bowled out for 173 in pursuit of Bangladesh's 297-7, after sending the home side into bat.

Only captain Elton Chigumbura resisted with 53 not out. Brendan Taylor was the next notable scorer with 28.

SCOREBOARD

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Arafat Sunny, Shafiul Islam, Rubel Hossain.

Zimbabwe: T Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Regis Chakabva , Elton Chigumbura (capt), PJ Moor(wk), Tinashe Panyangara, Neville Madziva, Solomon Mire, Tafadzwa Kamungozi.

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