Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    17.5 outside off, very wide, hangs the bat out at it again, this time he does get the edge 31/3
    7 line and length, gets forward, slight movement back at the left hander has him stone dead as it hits low on the front pad 10/1
    12.4 fuller ball on the leg, looks to flick fine, gets the leading edge to mid-on, good diving catch to rainsford's right 15/2
    24 gets back again, again a slow flighted ball, turn and bounce, scoops that back down the pitch 66/4
    25.2 outside of, touch short, cuts too close to the body, top edges to a backward gully, who fumbles, once, twice, three times and then holds on 69/5
    39 arm ball, gets forward, pushes for the turn, balls gets through the gate into the stumps 105/7
    37.4 what a silly boy, tries the reverse sweep, clips that straigh at a jumping point, poor shot slection 103/6
    48.1 comes down the pitch and now he has a huge swing to the on side, gets a top edge, that goes straight up, high, but the bowler is under it and makes sure 124/10
    44.3 down the pitch, again tries for the big one, hits that straight at long on who takes a flat catch inches from the boundary rope 121/8
    47.4 comes dancing down the pitch to a ball well flighted, has the full swing at that, misses, and continues to the change rooms 124/9
    not out
    5 (w 5)
    124 all out (48.1 Overs, RR: 2.57)
    Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Junaid Siddique, 6.6 ov), 2-15 (Mohammad Ashraful, 12.4 ov), 3-31 (Tamim Iqbal, 17.5 ov), 4-66 (Raqibul Hasan, 23.6 ov), 5-69 (Shakib Al Hasan, 25.2 ov), 6-103 (Mahmudullah, 37.4 ov), 7-105 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 38.6 ov), 8-121 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 44.3 ov), 9-124 (Nazmul Hossain, 47.4 ov), 10-124 (Naeem Islam, 48.1 ov)
    EC Rainsford841211.5000
    T Mupariwa821301.6230
    E Chigumbura612614.3320
    H Masakadza311414.6600
    RW Price1022242.2000
    P Utseya802202.7500
    KM Dabengwa5.101532.9000

Match Details


Bangladesh , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Zimbabwe led the 3-match series 1-0

Match number


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 days

19 January 2009 (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

  • Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Mirpur

    Match home for the first ODI between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Mirpur

  • Utseya praises Zimbabwe's patience

    The Zimbabwe captain, Prosper Utseya, has cited his side's discipline as the key to their victory in the ODI series-opener against Bangladesh in Mirpur. The game nearly slipped away from the visitors while chasing what appeared to be an easy 125, but they

  • All-round Price seals last-over thriller

    Zimbabwe sneaked an excruciating two-wicket win over Bangladesh in first of three matches in Mirpur, with Ray Price holding his nerve with the No. 10 Tawanda Mupariwa

Zimbabwe 2nd innings Partnerships

1st2T TaibuH Masakadza
2nd21T TaibuS Matsikenyeri
3rd0S MatsikenyeriSC Williams
4th10E ChigumburaSC Williams
5th4E ChigumburaMN Waller
6th7KM DabengwaMN Waller
7th28P UtseyaMN Waller
8th20RW PriceP Utseya
9th35RW PriceT Mupariwa