Zimbabwe – West Indies third match ends in a draw

It turned out to be one of the most thrilling match as Zimbabwe managed to upset West Indies after Tiripano just gave three runs in the last over.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: November 19, 2016 8:56 pm
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West Indies came into this tri-series involving hosts Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka with plenty of off-the-field problems but that didn’t show when they beat Sri Lanka by 62 runs in the first ODI. In the second contest, Sri Lanka came back to beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets.

Now after two ODIs in Harare, the action moves to Bulawayo with Zimbabwe looking to make the last ODI an afterthought and register a win next to their name in the points table.

West Indies’ performance in the first ODI with the ball using both the swing and the spin created a strong example for the upcoming matches. Catch live cricket scores and updates of Zimbabwe vs West Indies in the third ODI of the tri-series here.

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WICKET! Third wicket for Donald Tiripano in his sixth over, fourth in the match as Jonathan Carter fails to get a touch of the ball and Peter Moor hits the stumps.

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Two off two as Tiripano claims his third wicket. Carlos Brathwaite and Ashley Nurse fail to capitalise the momentum as they lose their wickets in quick succession. WI need 1 in 1.

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WICKET! Sean Williams strikes again in one over, first Brathwaite departs followed by Rovman Powell. Brathwaite tries to go over the line but finds long-off while Powell tried to swipe the ball but misses it as Williams bowls a brilliant yorker.

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Shai Hope departs as he comes down the track to slog but edges the ball and Peter Moor takes it comfortably behind the wickets.West Indies in commendable position, need 32 runs with four overs remaining.

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Kraigg Brathwaite brings up his maiden one-day half century as West Indies chase Zimbabwe’s 257 after losing Johnson CHarles and Evin Lewis.

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Shai Hope dispatches the ball over the boundary line as he takes his score to 65. Hope has smashed two fours and three sixes as he registers his first international ODI fifty against Zimbabwe. Brathwaite five runs short of his maiden fifty. Also, 150 up for West Indies after losing two early wickets.

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West Indies’ Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope have added 70 runs for the third wicket partnership as both the batsmen getting closer of scoring their first international ODI half centuries. West Indies require another 128 runs with 21.1 overs remaining.

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Evin Lewis departs as he goes for a big shot, looking for a boundary, but finds Chibhabha at deep square. Graeme Cremer gets his first wicket of the match. West Indies 58/2

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Couple of fours from Evin Lewis’ bat as West Indies continue their chase without taking any risk. West Indies’ batsmen have scored 58 runs in first ten overs after losing Charles early in the eight over.

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Charles has gone upstairs as he thinks that the ball from Tiripano was missing the stumps. Charles ll have to go because the ball is just about clipping leg stump. Tiripano gets the first breakthrough and a crucial one.

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Kraigg Brathwaite (12) and Johnson Charles (12) have given a steady start to West Indies as the duo has added 24 runs in first five overs. Donald Tiripano to bowl the sixth over.

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Kraigg Brathwaite and Johnson Charles to open the innings for West Indies. Chris Mpofu and Donald Tiripano to open with the ball for Zimbabwe.

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Remarkable finish for the hosts Zimbabwe. A wicket on the final ball but the damage was done as they score 257 in their inning despite losing a couple of wickets in the middle. This is Zimbabwe’s best ODI total this year and the first time in eight attempts they’ve managed to play the entire 50 overs. Could be difficult for West Indies?

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West Indies get past the 200 run mark but lose two wickets in succession to once again squander the advantage and the momentum. First Sikandar Raza is dismissed on 77 by Carlos Brathwaite with Kraigg Brathwaite taking the catch. Next over, Nurse getting Sean Williams leg before. But Ervine is continuing strong – Into the 80’s now

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Both Sikandar Raza and Craig Ervine well past their fifty run mark. And Zimbabwe have taken this game by the scruff of the neck and the run rate is hovering around the five run mark. At 178/2 after 37 overs

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Zimbabwe once again getting a move on after losing the openers in two successive Carlos Brathwaite overs. They’re 87/2 after 21 overs with Craig Ervine on 27 and Sikandar Raza on 17 as Ashley Nurse replaces Brathwaite.

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Brian Chari c Jason Holder b Carlos Brathwaite 15 (41)

Once again, Brathwaite’s first ball of the over produces a wicket. This time it goes to the West Indian bowler. And what a catch! Absolute belter by Holder to run back from short midwicket and avoid collission with fielder from deep square leg to hold on to the catch on the run. A dive for good measure.

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Chamu Chibhabha run out 25 (33)

As Carlos Brathwaite comes into the attack, the first ball undoes all the hard work by Chibhabha. Miscommunication between Brian Chari and Chamu and Brian has his back to his partner. Caught ball watching and the keeper lobs the ball back to Brathwaite who has the simple task of running him out

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No wickets with the pace attack but the runs are not flowing as one would expect in the early overs. 36/0 after 10 overs. And with that, there’s spin. Suliemann Benn comes on the attack

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The slow pace of this Zimbabwe start could hur them at a later stage. Just 20 runs from the first seven overs with Shannon Gabriel going for 14 runs from four overs and Jason Holder conceding six in three overs

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Slow start by Zimbabwe with just two runs coming from the firts two overs. Surprising move by Zimbabwe to bat after winning the toss. The conditions are ideal for seamers to make merry and both Gabriel and Holder likely to make an early mark

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Brian Chari and Chamu Chibhabha to open the innings for Zimbabwe. Shannon Gabriel and Jason Holder to open with the ball for the West Indies.

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Zimbabwe XI: Chamu Chibhabha, Brian Chari, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Graeme Cremer (capt), Donald Tiripano, Chris Mpofu, Tendai Chisoro

West Indies XI: Johnson Charles, Kraigg Brathwaite, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Jonathan Carter, Rovman Powell, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (capt), Ashley Nurse, Sulieman Benn, Shannon Gabriel

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In the opening game:
Sri Lanka record easy victory chasing down Zimbabwe’s 154

Opener Dhananjaya de Silva struck an unbeaten 78 to help Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets on Monday in the opening match of the triangular one-day tournament that also features West Indies.
De Silva made his highest ODI score off 75 balls as his side reached their target in less than half the allocated time after Zimbabwe were bowled out for 154 in 41.3 overs.
Niroshan Dickwella made 41 in the other significant contribution as Sri Lanka compiled 155 for two in 24.3 overs.
Earlier, the visiting seamers scythed through the top order to leave Zimbabwe 50 for six before Peter Moor (47) and captain Graeme Cremer (31 not out) fought back.
Sri Lanka meet West Indies at the same Harare Sports Club venue on Wednesday while Zimbabwe’s next game is against West Indies in Bulawayo on Saturday.