Triangular Series: Zimbabwe Beat West Indies, Will Face Sri Lanka in Final

Triangular Series: Zimbabwe Beat West Indies, Will Face Sri Lanka in Final


Bulawayo:

Zimbabwe kick West Indies by 5 runs underneath a Duckworth-Lewis process in Friday’s rain-affected one-day general to validate for a triangular array final opposite Sri Lanka.

Tendai Chisoro played a essential purpose with bat and round as Zimbabwe staged a conspicuous comeback.

Chisoro scored an dominant 42 and afterwards claimed total of 2 for 23 in 6 overs to assistance Zimbabwe redeem from a catastrophic position and go by to Sunday’s final.

With West Indian spin twin Devendra Bishoo and Ashley Nurse picking adult 3 wickets apiece, Zimbabwe were reduced to 89 for 7 in their innings though recovered to post 218 for 8 in 49 overs on a behind of Sikandar Raza Butt’s dominant 76.

Crucially, Sikandar Raza and Chisoro combined 50 runs from a final 5 overs of a innings, putting on an consecutive 91 to set a new record for ninth-wicket stands by Zimbabwe in ODIs.

In reply, a West Indies were 124 for 5 in a 29th over when sleet returned to move a compare to a beforehand end, withdrawal them brief of a Duckworth-Lewis equivalent.

Hosts Zimbabwe will now face Sri Lanka in Sunday’s final during a same venue.

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