Williams, Ballance, Madhevere help Zimbabwe clinch series against Netherlands

Zimbabwe 235 for 3 (Ballance 64 *, Madhevere 50, Ervine 44, Shariz 2-71) beat Netherlands 231 for 9 (O’Dowd 38, Ackermann 37, Williams 3-41, Raza 2-55) by 7 gates

Wessly Madhevere and also Gary Ballance notched up fifties, and Sean Williams struck 43 and also took a three-wicket haul as Zimbabwe defeated the Netherlands by 7 gates in the last ODI in Harare to secure the collection 2-1.
Deciding to bat initially, Netherlands began gradually with Vikramjit Singh and also Max O’Dowd placing on a 67-run collaboration for the opening gate. As soon as rapid bowler True blessing Muzarabani eliminated O’Dowd for 38, Vikramjit likewise dropped right after, to the offspin of Sikandar Raza. Colin Ackermann and also Musa Ahmed steadied the innings with a stand of 60 for the 3rd gate. Nevertheless, Madhevere bowled Ahmed out for 29 in the 30th over to activate the collapse. From 129 for 2, Netherlands shed their following 5 gates for 63 runs.

Captain Scott Edwards’ 41-ball 34 and also payments from the reduced order raised the site visitors to 231 for 9. While Williams represented Wesley Barresi and also Edwards, Raza included Teja Nidamanuru’s gate to his bag.

In reply, Zimbabwe were never ever in problem with Madhevere and also captain Craig Ervine sewing with each other a 96-run collaboration in 18 overs for the very first gate. The stand was damaged when Shariz Ahmad had Ervine captured 6 runs except a half-century. In his following over, the legspinner eliminated Madhevere also, that racked up a 61-ball 50 with the assistance of 7 fours.

Yet also prior to Netherlands can notice an opening, Ballance and also Williams included 96 to blunt their assault. Ballance top-scored for Zimbabwe with an unbeaten 64 off 72 distributions, while Williams made 43 prior to being bowled by Fred Klaassen in the 39th over. Raza after that shattered an unbeaten nine-ball 18 to finish the rules with 50 spheres to save.

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