Zimbabwe Twenty20 Triangular Series, 4th Match: Zimbabwe XI v Bangladesh XI at Harare, Jun 21, 2012
Bangladesh XI won by 6 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Played at Harare Sports Club
21 June 2012 (20-over match)

Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, offbreak, Matsikenyeri goes inside out and plays through the covers to get off the mark immediately


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, no run, uses the feet nicely, plays to the leg-side


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, no run, Great over from Mahmudullah, ends without giving away anything else and he's picked up the wicket

Zimbabwe XI 76/3   S Matsikenyeri 2* (3b)

Elias Sunny to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, goes down on one knee and plays a switch hit of sorts down to fine leg.


Elias Sunny to Matsikenyeri, no run, big swish from Stuart and lucky to miss that, Mushfiqur thought he was on the money to pick up a catch

Zimbabwe XI 85/3   S Matsikenyeri 3* (5b)

Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, no run, pitches on middle and leg and Matsikenyeri wants to sweep but misses, hit on the front pad and Sunny has a big shout, going down


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 wide, looks for the sweep again, this time its down the leg side and there will be an extra ball


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, this is full and outside off and its pushed away by Matsikenyeri, Masakadza thinks of a second, decides not to

Zimbabwe XI 90/3   S Matsikenyeri 4* (7b)

Abul Hasan to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, short and pulled away, not with full force though and there's only one


Abul Hasan to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, short again and cut away, Matsikenyeri gets the top edge to third man, Ash should have kept that down to one but he London Bridges over it and lets through a boundary


Abul Hasan to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, better length and better directed as well, into the batsmen and pushed away, almost a mid-pitch collision as the Bangladesh fielders scramble to get to it


Abul Hasan to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, Matsikenyeri likes that shot down to third man, Ash has wiped the butter off his fingers this time and the over ends with 1

Zimbabwe XI 102/3   S Matsikenyeri 12* (11b 1x4)

Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, driven to long-off


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, SIX, full and inviting and Matsikenyeri does't need to be asked twice. Stands still and hits cleanly over long on for his first six


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, turned around the corner and the running is good again


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, carved out on the off-side, does not hesitate to set off for the run even though the fielders are close enough

Zimbabwe XI 113/3   S Matsikenyeri 22* (15b 1x4 1x6)

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, no run, turns into Matsikenyeri, who tries to tuck it away on the leg side but can't get it far enough to run


Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, no run, defended on the off side while Allan Donald and Chris Morris enjoy some lunch at the Keg and Maiden


Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, bisects mid-off and mid-on in the air, safe, but doesn't have enough to get a boundary


Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, ends the over with another quick single while one of the songs that defined Zimbabwe's Test comeback plays, Pitbull's Tonight.

Zimbabwe XI 118/3   S Matsikenyeri 25* (19b 1x4 1x6)

Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 leg bye, full and strikes Matsikenyeri on the toe, stifled appeal while they scurry through


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, turning the strike around again


Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, goes aerial again, but safe this time, down to long-on

Zimbabwe XI 123/3   S Matsikenyeri 27* (22b 1x4 1x6)

Elias Sunny to Matsikenyeri, OUT, Matsikenyeri goes forward, on one knee, and lofts that to long-on. Mortaza seems to be lumbering but he gets to it just fine and takes a good catch.

S Matsikenyeri c Mashrafe Mortaza b Elias Sunny 27 (32m 23b 1x4 1x6) SR: 117.39

Zimbabwe XI 125/4   S Matsikenyeri 27 (23b 1x4 1x6)





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Hours of play (local time) 13.00 start, First Session 13.00-14.15, Interval 14.15-14.30, Second Session 14.30-15.45

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