Zimbabwe defend 175 to pull one back

Afghanistan v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Sharjah
Zimbabwe, opting to bat, made a horror start when Peter Moor was trapped lbw by Amir Hamza off the third ball of the match© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakZimbabwe, opting to bat, made a horror start when Peter Moor was trapped lbw by Amir Hamza off the third ball of the match
Dawlat Zadran struck in the next over, having Chamu Chibhabha caught behind for a duck© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakDawlat Zadran struck in the next over, having Chamu Chibhabha caught behind for a duck
Zimbabwe continued to lose wickets at regular intervals. Elton Chigumbura's stumps were rattled by Mirwais Ashraf© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakZimbabwe continued to lose wickets at regular intervals. Elton Chigumbura's stumps were rattled by Mirwais Ashraf
Ashraf dismissed Sikandar Raza in similar fashion, and Zimbabwe were soon tottering at 49 for 7© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakAshraf dismissed Sikandar Raza in similar fashion, and Zimbabwe were soon tottering at 49 for 7
Hamilton Masakadza, though, stayed firm, his gritty 83 leading a recovery© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakHamilton Masakadza, though, stayed firm, his gritty 83 leading a recovery
Masakadza added 104 for the eighth wicket with Graeme Cremer, who stroked 58, as Zimbabwe eventually mustered 175© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakMasakadza added 104 for the eighth wicket with Graeme Cremer, who stroked 58, as Zimbabwe eventually mustered 175
The start of Afghanistan's chase was marked by the intrusion of a feline visitor© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakThe start of Afghanistan's chase was marked by the intrusion of a feline visitor
The cat left the field, and Afghanistan did not last too long either, as wickets tumbled freely. Mohammad Shahzad was the only batsman to reach double figures, but was dismissed for 31 by Tendai Chisoro© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakThe cat left the field, and Afghanistan did not last too long either, as wickets tumbled freely. Mohammad Shahzad was the only batsman to reach double figures, but was dismissed for 31 by Tendai Chisoro
Luke Jongwe collected career-best figures of 5 for 6 to run through Afghanistan's line-up in 16.1 overs© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakLuke Jongwe collected career-best figures of 5 for 6 to run through Afghanistan's line-up in 16.1 overs
Jongwe and Neville Madziva took eight wickets between them, as Zimbabwe bowled Afghanistan out for 58 to pull one back in the five-match series© Chris Whiteoak
© Chris WhiteoakJongwe and Neville Madziva took eight wickets between them, as Zimbabwe bowled Afghanistan out for 58 to pull one back in the five-match series

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