Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    9.4 short ball on the leg stump, Nafees goes back and glances off the hips in the air, Brent at leg gully brings off a stunning catch- he dived full length towards his right and plucks the catch out of thin air 64/1
    24.2 short of length ball just outside off stump, nipping away off the wicket, Mehrab moves back and tries to glide down to thirdman, gets a thick inside edge onto the stumps 113/3
    15.5 flighted and full length ball outside off stump, Aftab goes down on one knee and tries to sweep, ball takes the top edge and balloons to short-fine leg, Rainsford takes an easy catch 85/2
    32.6 short ball on the middle and off stump, nipping away off the wicket, Hasan moves back and tries to drive off the back-foot, reaches for the ball and drives in the air straight to Williams at point 138/5
    28.2 Bashar is not so lucky! another ball stops a bit after hitting the deck and the drive goes goes straight to mid-on 123/4
    45.1 flighted ball on the stumps, Ashraful makes room by moving to onside and lofts high and over the cover fielder, Chibhabha sprints across to his left from long-off and dives to take an excellent catch 184/8
    41.5 flighted ball around the leg stump, spinning away, Mashud goes down on one knee and looks to sweep it away in front of square, beaten and ball crashes into the stumps 169/6
    43.4 tossed up outside off stump, turning in, Rafique moves on the front-foot and tries to drive to long-on, reaches for the ball and drives uppishly in the air, Dabengwa dives full length to his left and takes an amazing catch on his follow-through 179/7
    not out
    47.3 short ball on the off stump, cutting away, Razzaq looks to glide down to thirdman and ends up getting a nick straight to Taylor, Mpofu picks up his 3rd wicket 202/9
    49.2 short ball banged in on the stumps, Hossain looks to pull off the front-foot and gets the top edge, ball balloons to square leg and a simple catch taken by Rainsford 220/10
    19 (b 2, lb 4, nb 4, w 9)
    220 all out (49.2 Overs, RR: 4.45)
    Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Shahriar Nafees, 9.4 ov), 2-85 (Aftab Ahmed, 15.5 ov), 3-113 (Mehrab Hossain jnr, 24.2 ov), 4-123 (Habibul Bashar, 28.2 ov), 5-138 (Shakib Al Hasan, 32.6 ov), 6-169 (Khaled Mashud, 41.5 ov), 7-179 (Mohammad Rafique, 43.4 ov), 8-184 (Mohammad Ashraful, 45.1 ov), 9-202 (Abdur Razzak, 47.3 ov), 10-220 (Shahadat Hossain, 49.2 ov)
    EC Rainsford605108.50248124
    CB Mpofu9.204244.50365040
    GB Brent1004214.20376000
    E Chigumbura10414.0051000
    P Utseya1012112.10410000
    SC Williams1003503.50311000
    KM Dabengwa301936.33111130
    9.4 flat one on the leg stump, bowled a bit faster, Matsikenyeri moves forward and tries to hit it across the line, misses and ball hits the middle stump 40/2
    3.4 fuller length ball on the off stump, swinging in, Taylor moves forward and tries to drive through the line, beaten by sheer pace and the movement, finds the gap between bat and pad and ball knocks the middle stump 17/1
    9.6 flat in trajectory, length ball on the middle stump, went straight on, Chibhabha moves forward and tries to defend, wrapped on the pads and caught in front of the stumps 41/3
    14.3 fuller length ball outside off stump, swinging away, Masakadza moves forward and tries to drive, goes hard at it and gets the outside edge straight to Hasan at wide 1st slip 48/4
    46.3 tossed up on the leg stump, Williams charges down the track and tries to clear the fence, lofts it high in the air to deep square leg, substitute Farhad runs in and takes a good catch 182/7
    36.6 short ball on the leg stump, down the leg stump, Chigumbura moves back and caught in two minds to play or not, decides to play at it but too late to the stroke, ball brushes the glove on the way to Mashud 123/5
    46.1 flighted ball outside off stump, turning in, Dabengwa goes down on one knee and tries to sweep, misses it completely and ball knocks the off stump 181/6
    not out
    47.1 pitched up on the off stump, Utseya tries to loft straight but ends up slicing it away high in the air, straight to long-off and an easy catch taken 185/8
    47.5 good length ball on the off stump, Mpofu moves forward and tries to hit across the line, misses and bal disturbs the stumps 188/9
    48.6 fraction short on the stumps, went straight on, batsman tries to work it away onside, misses and ball strikes the pads, caught plumb in front, Razzak picks his 1st 5-wicket haul 194/10
    17 (lb 2, nb 5, w 10)
    194 all out (49 Overs, RR: 3.95)
    Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Brendan Taylor, 3.4 ov), 2-40 (Stuart Matsikenyeri, 9.4 ov), 3-41 (Chamu Chibhabha, 9.6 ov), 4-48 (Hamilton Masakadza, 14.3 ov), 5-123 (Elton Chigumbura, 36.6 ov), 6-181 (Keith Dabengwa, 46.1 ov), 7-182 (Sean Williams, 46.3 ov), 8-185 (Prosper Utseya, 47.1 ov), 9-188 (Chris Mpofu, 47.5 ov), 10-194 (Ed Rainsford, 48.6 ov)
    Mashrafe Mortaza913433.77372121
    Shahadat Hossain1014224.20412044
    Abdur Razzak1023353.30422030
    Mohammad Rafique1004304.30334010
    Shakib Al Hasan1004004.00281000

Match Details


Zimbabwe , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Bangladesh led the 5-match series 3-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

13.30 start, First Session 13.30-17.00 Interval 17.00-17.45, Second Session 17.45-21.15

Match days

5 December 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

  • Bangladesh sweep to series victory

    Abdur Razzak turned in an excellent performance of left-arm spin as Bangladesh clinched a 26-run win against Zimbabwe at Bogra to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series

Zimbabwe 2nd innings Partnerships

1st17S MatsikenyeriBRM Taylor
2nd23S MatsikenyeriCJ Chibhabha
3rd1H MasakadzaCJ Chibhabha
4th7H MasakadzaSC Williams
5th75E ChigumburaSC Williams
6th58KM DabengwaSC Williams
7th1GB BrentSC Williams
8th3GB BrentP Utseya
9th3GB BrentCB Mpofu
10th6GB BrentEC Rainsford