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Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Match at Khulna, Jan 20 2016, Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh [Jan 2016]

RESULT
3rd Match, Khulna, January 20, 2016, Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh [Jan 2016]
(20 ov, T:188) 156/6

Zimbabwe won by 31 runs

Player Of The Match
49 (23)
malcolm-waller
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Comms: Deivarayan Muthu
Scorecard summary
Zimbabwe 187/6(20 overs)
44 (33)
2/40 (4)
Bangladesh 156/6(20 overs)
30* (17)
end of over 2012 runs
BAN: 156/6CRR: 7.80 
Muktar Ali19 (15b 1x4 1x6)
Nurul Hasan30 (17b 5x4)
Brian Vitori 4-0-45-0
Taurai Muzarabani 3-0-41-0

6:35pm: After whipping up their third-highest score in T20Is, Zimbabwe asphyxiated Bangladesh's chase. Sabbir extended his good form and struck a fifty, but Chisoro, Cremer, and Raza tied the hosts down. The asking rate shot up, scoreboard pressure told, and Bangladesh's chances were extinguished with the wicket of Shakib.

Mashrafe: It is a big lesson. The bowling wasn't there. Rain helped Zimbabwe batters, but credit to them. A few newcomers are good. By playing one match, you can't gauge anything. The last match, we will have to come back strongly. It was 170-wicket but the ball started to grip after the rain.

Hamilton: Good to be back in the series. Early on, we spoke of the middle order coming together. They did it today; it was a complete performance. Think there would be more changes in the last game as well.

Waller is the Man of the Match

Waller: The guys are happy to finally get a win. We have been positing good scores, and we came out on top. We gave the chance to the bowlers to hit the yorkers. The ball came on nicely, then it stuck a bit.

That is all we have for you. Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Hope you tune in for the fourth T20 too, on Friday. Ta, ta for now.

JimmyA: "Good job Hammie. He used his spinners well."

Elton Phiri: "Well done Zimbabwe!!! Waller/Cremer for the man of the match award.."

19.6
1
Vitori to Muktar Ali, 1 run

blockhole ball on off, hit to long-off. Zimbabwe stay alive in the series

19.5
4
Vitori to Muktar Ali, FOUR runs

low full toss on off, this is sliced away behind point, beats the two men behind square

19.4
Vitori to Muktar Ali, no run

full on middle, Ali backs away and lashes it to cover

19.3
1
Vitori to Nurul, 1 run

full and outside off, carved to sweeper cover

19.2
4
Vitori to Nurul, FOUR runs

Nurul steps out, picks it off his thigh, and flicks it past short fine leg for four

19.1
2
Vitori to Nurul, 2 runs

Vitori brings out another slower ball of his own. The batsman shuffles across off and misses the scoop. Mutumbami is beaten as well

end of over 1918 runs
BAN: 144/6CRR: 7.57 RRR: 44.00
Muktar Ali14 (12b 1x6)
Nurul Hasan23 (14b 4x4)
Taurai Muzarabani 3-0-41-0
Brian Vitori 3-0-33-0
18.6
6
Muzarabani to Muktar Ali, SIX runs

leg-breakish slower ball outside off, the batsman waits and swings it over long-off

18.5
1
Muzarabani to Nurul, 1 run

Nurul walks down the track and lofts it to long-on

18.4
1
Muzarabani to Muktar Ali, 1 run
18.3
1
Muzarabani to Nurul, 1 run

full, another slower ball. Poked towards point

18.3
1w
Muzarabani to Nurul, 1 wide

leg-side wide

18.2
4
Muzarabani to Nurul, FOUR runs

full, another slower ball outside off. Pasted over the covers. Nurul manufactures his own pace

18.1
4
Muzarabani to Nurul, FOUR runs

short, slower ball on middle. Slogged in the gap between deep midwicket and long-on

end of over 1811 runs
BAN: 126/6CRR: 7.00 RRR: 31.00
Muktar Ali7 (10b)
Nurul Hasan13 (10b 2x4)
Brian Vitori 3-0-33-0
Graeme Cremer 4-0-18-3
17.6
Vitori to Muktar Ali, no run

cutter outside off, play and miss

17.5
1
Vitori to Nurul, 1 run

full, slower ball outside off. Dragged down the ground

17.4
4
Vitori to Nurul, FOUR runs

low full toss outside off, Nurul scoops fine on the off side now for four. Short third man had no chance

17.3
1
Vitori to Muktar Ali, 1 run

yorker on off again, dug out towards point

17.2
1
Vitori to Nurul, 1 run

yorker, right in the blockhole on off and middle, angled to backward point

17.1
4
Vitori to Nurul, FOUR runs

full on middle and leg, lap-scooped over the keeper

Vitori is back

end of over 172 runs
BAN: 115/6CRR: 6.76 RRR: 24.33
Nurul Hasan3 (6b)
Muktar Ali6 (8b)
Graeme Cremer 4-0-18-3
Tendai Chisoro 4-0-15-1
16.6
1
Cremer to Nurul, 1 run

slides on off, chopped to short third man

Best performances - batters
Spike Graph
Wagon Zone
Sabbir Rahman
50 runs (32)
9 fours0 six
Productive shot
slog shot
10 runs
2 fours0 six
Control
70%
MN Waller
49 runs (23)
2 fours4 sixes
Productive shot
cover drive
11 runs
2 fours0 six
Control
74%
Best performances - bowlers
AG Cremer
O
4
M
0
R
18
W
3
ECO
4.5
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
1W
Shakib Al Hasan
O
4
M
0
R
32
W
3
ECO
8
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
Match details
Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
Series
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Series resultBangladesh led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberT20I no. 482
Hours of play (local time)15.00 start, First Session 15.00-16.20, Interval 16.20-16.40, Second Session 16.40-18.10
Match days20 January 2016 - day (20-over match)
T20I debut
Umpires
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