Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    9.1 and he's done it again! Mawoyo appeared uncertain as to which way the ball would spin, and thrust his bat and pad out together. The ball pitched, spun in and struck the pad. There's a huge appeal, which Ian Gould denies ... but Narine insists on a review. And this is out! It looked borderline on first viewing, but it's struck him in line and would have taken out leg stump. 23/1
    20.6 Best strikes! This didn't look like the most lethal delivery, just full and aimed at the top of middle. There was, perhaps, a touch of away shape on it, and Sibanda just closed the face of the bat too early. A leading edged skewed in the air towards mid-off, where Deonarine took a simple catch. 85/3
    12.3 bowled him! Masakadza has been tied down by some accurate bowling, and the frustration showed as he backed away to leg and tried to open up the off side. But Bravo's line was impeccable, and he wobbled the ball past the bat to disturb the stumps. The bowler is ecstatic, and celebrates Gangnam style ... 30/2
    24.2 skewed to extra cover, and Powell holds a simple catch to get rid of Taylor! He'd been trying to take the attack to the spinners in this innings, and had cruised along at better than a run a ball, but now he's paid the price for one shot too many. He tried to drive over extra cover, but wasn't close to the pitch and lost control of the stroke as the ball spun and bounced away from him. 104/4
    36.3 oh dear, that is a horrid stroke to get out to. Chakabva was neither forward nor back as he swished the bat across the line. Permaul pushed it through quicker, and the stumps are disturbed. 139/6
    30.5 another successful review! This was again quicker through the air from Permaul, rushing on to Waller as he stepped back and tried to nurdle it to leg. Ball hit pad, sparking a massive appeal, but it was turned down. After a short conference, Bravo asks for a review, and replays show that the ball would've cannoned into middle and leg. 128/5
    not out
    40.5 he's been tied down, unable to get the ball off the square in this over, and finally the frustration has shown. Mutombodzi taps another full delivery straight towards mid off, but sets off on a somewhat suicidal run ... The throw from the fielder is bang on target, and he's a good eight inches short. They send the decision up to the third umpire just to be sure, and he's well out. 157/7
    41.4 bowled! No great pace from Bravo, but he's been deadly accurate today and Mushangwe's stumps are rattled as he flicks across the line. The ball may have deviated away from him ever so slightly, but it was nothing major. He just missed it! 160/8
    48.4 superb reflex catch! Jarvis cleared his front leg and aimed to smite this down the ground, but toe-ended it in the air straight back to Best. It was still fit fairly hard, and Best clung onto it with minimal fuss. 201/9
    not out
    13 (lb 4, w 9)
    211/9 (50 Overs, RR: 4.22)
    Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Tino Mawoyo, 9.1 ov), 2-30 (Hamilton Masakadza, 12.3 ov), 3-85 (Vusi Sibanda, 20.6 ov), 4-104 (Brendan Taylor, 24.2 ov), 5-128 (Malcolm Waller, 30.5 ov), 6-139 (Regis Chakabva, 36.3 ov), 7-157 (Tinotenda Mutombodzi, 40.5 ov), 8-160 (Natsai M'shangwe, 41.4 ov), 9-201 (Kyle Jarvis, 48.4 ov)
    KAJ Roach731502.14341010
    TL Best903824.22331130
    DJ Bravo1015825.80344320
    SP Narine1014114.10404120
    V Permaul1004034.00323000
    N Deonarine411503.75140100
    21.4 Powell's gone this time alright, steps out, tries to loft it down the ground but picks out long on, third time this series he's given away a start 83/2
    11.3 he's struck! A classic legspinner's dismissal opens Mutombodzi's international account. He gave the ball some loop, and it dipped and drifted in as it reached Sarwan. The batsman pushed forward at it, but the ball spun across him, took the leading edge, and was gleefully snapped up by the bowler! 46/1
    not out
    30.6 gone! Masakadza has struck for Zimbabwe, and it's Mutombodzi at midwicket who takes the catch! It was an innocuous delivery, floated up on middle stump, but Deonarine whipped it in the air and straight to the fielder. 120/3
    31.2 Pollard is run out without facing a ball! Bravo flicked the ball to fine leg, and as they turned it appeared the second run might be on ... but Bravo hesitated, and then sent Pollard back. The throw was on target, Taylor had the bails off in a flash, and Zimbabwe have a chance now! 121/4
    38.3 got him! Zimbabwe have found a late wicket, and Jarvis has his first in the series! It was another very slow offcutter, and Dwayne Bravo tried to get underneath it and blast it over midwicket. He got rather too far underneath it, however, and Masakadza held onto a simple catch at wide long on. 167/5
    not out
    12 (lb 5, w 7)
    215/5 (46.2 Overs, RR: 4.64)
    Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 11.3 ov), 2-83 (Kieran Powell, 21.4 ov), 3-120 (Narsingh Deonarine, 30.6 ov), 4-121 (Kieron Pollard, 31.2 ov), 5-167 (Dwayne Bravo, 38.3 ov)
    KM Jarvis1015415.40264000
    CB Mpofu8.203904.68264030
    N M'shangwe1013103.10424000
    CT Mutombodzi1003523.50351020
    MN Waller10707.0021000
    H Masakadza603816.33121110
    CJ Chibhabha10606.0031000

Match Details


Zimbabwe , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

West Indies won the 3-match series 3-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15

Match days

26 February 2013 (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

  • 'Wanted to bat till the end' - Darren Bravo

    Darren Bravo, who scored his maiden ODI century in the first ODI, played yet another match-winning innings in the third that earned him the Man-of-the-Series award

  • Darren Bravo guides Windies to 3-0 sweep

    The margins of victory became smaller as the series progressed, and in the final match, Zimbabwe even gave West Indies a scare in a modest chase

  • 'Happy' Sarwan ends run-drought

    Ramnaresh Sarwan, in his first show of form since his return to the West Indies team, set up victory in the second ODI against Zimbabwe on Sunday, and his effort left stand-in captain Dwayne Bravo quite pleased

West Indies 2nd innings Partnerships

1st46RR SarwanKOA Powell
2nd37KOA PowellDM Bravo
3rd37N DeonarineDM Bravo
4th1KA PollardDM Bravo
5th46DJ BravoDM Bravo
6th48D RamdinDM Bravo