Result
5th ODI, Harare, Aug 6 2006, Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe
197
(44.4/50 ov, target 198)
201/2
Bangladesh won by 8 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Bangladesh
1y
• The Bulletin by Sriram Veera

Nafees ton takes Bangladesh home

On the back of some parsimonious bowling by their spinners and a Shahriar Nafees hundred Bangladesh managed to salvage some pride to defeat Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the fifth ODI at Harare

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Scorecard summary
Zimbabwe197(49.3 overs)
Bangladesh201/2(44.4 overs)

The Players shake hands, wonderful win for Bangladesh, they win by 8 wickets. Wonderful knock from Nafees, who became the highest scorer in ODI's for Bangladesh. Zimbabwe had already sealed the series in the previous match. They win the series 3-2

44.4
4
Mahwire to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR runs
full outside the off stump, crashed it in the air wide of diving Duffin to extra-cover fence, finishes off in style
44.4
1nb
Mahwire to Shahriar Nafees, 1 no ball
oversteps, Nafees drives to the off side
44.3
Mahwire to Shahriar Nafees, no run
digs it out to the on side
44.2
Mahwire to Shahriar Nafees, no run
works straight to square leg fielder
44.1
4
Mahwire to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR runs
driven on the up in the gap to extra-cover fence, good shot that from Nafees
end of over 445 runs
BDESH: 192/2CRR: 4.36 • RRR: 1.00 • Need 6 from 36b
Shahriar Nafees110 (143)
Shakib Al Hasan30 (49)
Anthony Ireland8-1-42-0
Hamilton Masakadza10-0-44-0

Mahwire comes back

43.6
1
Ireland to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run
short ball outside the off stump, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to thirdman for a single

coming round the wicket

43.5
1
Ireland to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run
fuller delivery driven to cover
43.4
Ireland to Shakib Al Hasan, no run
length ball, Hasan drives it away to mid off

Nafees becomes the highest scorer for Bangladesh in ODI's

43.3
1
Ireland to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run
mistimes the pull behind square leg
43.2
1
Ireland to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run
good line and back of a length, Hasan defends towards backward-point, quick single taken
43.1
1
Ireland to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run
leg side delivery, Nafees helps it around to fine leg
end of over 436 runs
BDESH: 187/2CRR: 4.34 • RRR: 1.57 • Need 11 from 42b
Shakib Al Hasan28 (46)
Shahriar Nafees107 (140)
Hamilton Masakadza10-0-44-0
Ed Rainsford10-1-40-0

Ireland comes back

42.6
4
Masakadza to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR runs
wide outside the off stump, Hasan cuts off the back foot to cover fence
42.5
Masakadza to Shakib Al Hasan, no run
slower delivery, opens the face off the bat and plays to backward-point
42.4
Masakadza to Shakib Al Hasan, no run
good line but over-pitched, Hasan drives it back to the bowler
42.3
1
Masakadza to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run
down the leg side, Nafees hits it into the leg side behind square leg to the deep
42.2
1
Masakadza to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run
good length but down leg, Hasan works it through the leg side for a single
42.1
Masakadza to Shakib Al Hasan, no run
good line and length delivery, Hasan drives the ball through the off side to mid off
end of over 4210 runs
BDESH: 181/2CRR: 4.3 • RRR: 2.12 • Need 17 from 48b
Shahriar Nafees106 (139)
Shakib Al Hasan23 (41)
Ed Rainsford10-1-40-0
Hamilton Masakadza9-0-38-0
41.6
Rainsford to Shahriar Nafees, no run
good line and length, Nafees plays but misses the ball, through to Taylor
Best performances - batsmen
Shahriar Nafees
118 runs (148)
12 fours
0 sixes
Control80%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
32 runs
4 fours
0 sixes
2911928151033
H Masakadza
75 runs (101)
2 fours
2 sixes
Control75%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
23 runs
0 fours
1 sixes
0111021914712
Best performances - bowlers
Rajin Saleh
O
4.3
M
0
R
16
W
4
Eco
3.55
Abdur Razzak
O
10
M
2
R
24
W
2
Eco
2.40
Match details
Harare Sports Club
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesBangladesh tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Shahriar Nafees
Player Of The Series
Prosper Utseya
Series resultZimbabwe won the 5-match series 3-2
Match numberODI no. 2398
Season2006
Hours of play (local time)9.30 start, First Session 9.30am-1pm Interval 1pm-1.45pm, Second Session 1.45pm-5.15pm
Match days6 August 2006 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Shakib Al Hasan
Mushfiqur Rahim
Umpires
Ian Howell
Kevan Barbour
TV Umpire
Russell Tiffin
Reserve Umpire
Jeremiah Matibiri
Match Referee
Mike Procter