Result
1st ODI, Bulawayo, Jul 18 2014, Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe
223/9
(45.2/50 ov, target 224)
227/4
Zimbabwe won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
1y
• ESPNcricinfo staff

Williams fifty sets up easy win for Zimbabwe

Sean Williams' 65-ball 70 was the leading performance in Zimbabwe's comfortable six-wicket win against Afghanistan in Bulawayo that gave the hosts a 1-0 lead in the four-match ODI series

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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan223/9(50 overs)
Zimbabwe227/4(45.2 overs)
45.2
4
Sharafuddin Ashraf to Chigumbura, FOUR runs
45.1
Sharafuddin Ashraf to Chigumbura, no run
end of over 4515 runs
ZIM: 223/4CRR: 4.95 • RRR: 0.20 • Need 1 from 30b
Sikandar Raza42 (61)
Elton Chigumbura35 (58)
Samiullah Shinwari5-1-42-1
Shapoor Zadran9-2-32-1
44.6
1
Samiullah Shinwari to Sikandar Raza, 1 run
44.5
1
Samiullah Shinwari to Chigumbura, 1 run
44.4
1
Samiullah Shinwari to Sikandar Raza, 1 run
44.4
6w
Samiullah Shinwari to Chigumbura, 6 wides
44.3
1
Samiullah Shinwari to Sikandar Raza, 1 run
44.2
1
Samiullah Shinwari to Chigumbura, 1 run
44.1
4
Samiullah Shinwari to Chigumbura, FOUR runs
end of over 443 runs
ZIM: 208/4CRR: 4.72 • RRR: 2.66 • Need 16 from 36b
Elton Chigumbura29 (55)
Sikandar Raza39 (58)
Shapoor Zadran9-2-32-1
Mohammad Nabi10-0-40-1
43.6
1
Shapoor Zadran to Chigumbura, 1 run
43.5
Shapoor Zadran to Chigumbura, no run
43.4
Shapoor Zadran to Chigumbura, no run
43.3
1
Shapoor Zadran to Sikandar Raza, 1 run
43.2
1
Shapoor Zadran to Chigumbura, 1 run
43.1
Shapoor Zadran to Chigumbura, no run
end of over 432 runs • 1 wicket
ZIM: 205/4CRR: 4.76 • RRR: 2.71 • Need 19 from 42b
Sikandar Raza38 (57)
Elton Chigumbura27 (50)
Mohammad Nabi10-0-40-1
Sharafuddin Ashraf7-0-35-0
42.6
Mohammad Nabi to Sikandar Raza, no run
42.5
w
Mohammad Nabi to Williams, OUT
SC Williams c & b Mohammad Nabi 70 (86m 65b 8x4 1x6) SR: 107.69
42.4
1
Mohammad Nabi to Chigumbura, 1 run
Match details
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
TossZimbabwe , elected to field first
SeriesAfghanistan tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Sean Williams
Series resultZimbabwe led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3503
Season2014
Hours of play (local time)09.00 start, First Session 09.00-12.30 Interval 12.30-13.15, Second Session 13.15-16.45
Match days18 July 2014 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Donald Tiripano
Sharafuddin Ashraf
Umpires
Johan Cloete
Russell Tiffin
Reserve Umpire
Jeremiah Matibiri
Match Referee
Dev Govindjee