result
1st Match, Nairobi (Gym), Oct 17 2008, Tri-Nation Tournament in Kenya
(46.1/50 ov, target 304)147
Zimbabwe won by 156 runs
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• Cricinfo staff

Taibu and Dabengwa star in convincing Zimbabwe win

Zimbabwe swept aside Ireland with a convincing 156-run thumping in the first ODI of the Kenya Tri-Series in Nairobi

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Scorecard summary
Zimbabwe303/8(50 overs)
Ireland147/10(46.1 overs)
46.1
W
Utseya to Connell, OUT
Peter Connell run out (Chibhabha) 6 (22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 27.27
end of over 466 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 147/9CRR: 3.19 RRR: 39.25
Peter Connell6 (21)
Keith Dabengwa 6-1-17-3
45.6
W
Dabengwa to McCallan, OUT

flatter and quick, McCallan misses with an attempted sweep shot and it hits his pads andDabengwa appeals and Tiffin agrees with him and out

Kyle McCallan lbw b Dabengwa 25 (29b 4x4 0x6) SR: 86.2
45.5
2
Dabengwa to McCallan, 2 runs

apaddle sweep to fine leg

45.4
4
Dabengwa to McCallan, FOUR runs

he connects with a reverse sweep to third man

45.3
Dabengwa to McCallan, no run
45.2
Dabengwa to McCallan, no run

a cracking shot at covers but well fielded

45.1
Dabengwa to McCallan, no run
end of over 454 runs
IRE: 141/8CRR: 3.13 RRR: 32.60
Peter Connell6 (21)
Kyle McCallan19 (23)
Prosper Utseya 9-0-29-2
44.6
Utseya to Connell, no run
44.6
1w
Utseya to Connell, 1 wide

down the leg side

44.5
2
Utseya to Connell, 2 runs

sliced past point to beat the fielder

44.4
Utseya to Connell, no run
44.3
Utseya to Connell, no run
44.2
Utseya to Connell, no run

defended on the front foot

44.1
1
Utseya to McCallan, 1 run

clubbed along the ground to long on

end of over 447 runs
IRE: 137/8CRR: 3.11 RRR: 27.83
Peter Connell4 (16)
Kyle McCallan18 (22)
Keith Dabengwa 5-1-11-2
43.6
Dabengwa to Connell, no run

good turn and he beats the bat with it

43.5
3
Dabengwa to McCallan, 3 runs

he slogs that over point

43.4
Dabengwa to McCallan, no run

he fails to get the gap between covers and point

43.3
4
Dabengwa to McCallan, FOUR runs

he now smacks that to deep mid wicket

43.2
Dabengwa to McCallan, no run

he had thoughts about whether to smack that one or not

43.1
Dabengwa to McCallan, no run

flight and turn and defended

Match details
Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
SeriesTri-Nation Tournament in KenyaIreland tour of Kenya
Season2008/09
Match numberODI no. 2766
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 days17 October 2008 - day (50-over match)
ODI debut
Cephas Zhuwao
Cephas Zhuwao
Umpires
South Africa Image
Marais Erasmus
Zimbabwe Image
Russell Tiffin
Reserve Umpire
Kenya Image
Narendra Dave
Match Referee
Sri Lanka Image
Roshan Mahanama
PointsZimbabwe 5, Ireland 0