Zimbabwe 271 (Williams 77, Madande 52, Madhevere 43, Shariz 5-43) beat Netherlands 270 (O’Dowd 81, Cooper 74, Madhevere 3-36, Raza 3-39) by one run
In a suit that ups and downs best till the last sphere, Zimbabwe held their nerve to defeat Netherlands by one run in the 2nd ODI in Harare. The win assisted them level the three-match collection 1-1.
Previously, Zimbabwe began well with Craig Ervine and also Madhevere including 61 in 11 overs for the opening up stand prior to the previous was tidied up by Colin Ackermann for 39 off 42. Gary Ballance struck 3 fours yet was disregarded for 14. Shariz after that butted in, eliminating Madhevere and also Sikandar Raza in the room of 3 rounds to suppress Zimbabwe. In his following over, the legspinner generated a leading side of Ryan Burl’s blade to make it 120 for 5.
Williams and also Madande restored the innings by including 104 run 93 rounds for the 6th arch. Williams struck 77 off 73 rounds, while Madande struck his 2nd succeeding half-century. Yet Shariz struck back. He initially eliminated Williams, that top-edged a move to deep-backward square leg, and also 2 rounds later on caught Brad Evans lbw to finish his five-for.
O’Dowd offered Netherlands a flying start although his opening up companion Vikramjit Singh handled just 14 off 25. O’Dowd and also Cooper after that maintained the Zimbabwe bowlers away for 25.2 overs, including 125 runs for the 2nd arch. Yet after that Cooper was run-out, and also a couple of overs later on, Raza had O’Dowd lbw.
Klaassen and also Ryan Klein, however, made the Zimbabwe camp extremely worried in the last over yet fell short to shut the video game.