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South Africa vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI: South Africa win by 120 runs

Imran Tahir took 6/24 including his first ODI hat-trick to help South Africa trounce Zimbabwe by 120 runs on Wednesday.

By: Sports Desk
Updated: October 3, 2018 23:43 IST
South Africa vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI Live Cricket Score, SA vs Zim Live Score South Africa beat Zimbabwe. (Source: File)

Imran Tahir took 6/24 including his first ODI hat-trick to help South Africa trounce Zimbabwe by 120 runs on Wednesday. Chasing 199, Zimbabwe were bowled out for 78 as they lost 6/20 in six overs to hand the ODI series to the Proteas. Dale Steyn was adjudged the Man of the Match courtesy of his maiden ODI fifty (60) and two wickets. Earlier, South Africa won the first ODI against Zimbabwe by 5 wickets.

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South Africa vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI: Highlights

23:32 (IST)03 Oct 2018
ALL OVER!

ALL OVER! Zimbabwe are bowled out for 78. Imran Tahir returns with figures of 6/24. BBF by a South African against Zimbabwe South Africa win by 120 runs

22:45 (IST)03 Oct 2018
Hat-Trick

Hat-Trick for Imran Tahrir. Williams, Moor & Mavuta are his victims. Two wickets in the first two deliveries of this over, which were preceded by the stumping of Williams. Tahir gets his first ODI hat-trick! Fourth SA bowler. Zimbabwe are falling apart, 59/8 in 19.2 ovs

22:37 (IST)03 Oct 2018
STUMPED!

STUMPED! Sean Williams is gone for 9. Tahir picks up another. Great work from Klaasen behind the stumps. Zimbabwe are now 58/5 after 18 overs. Target 199 

22:22 (IST)03 Oct 2018
LBW!

Two in quick succession. Imran Tahir comes into the attack and strikes immediately to get of Taylor for 10. Taylor fails to read the googly and is struck plumb in front.  Next to go is Masakadza who is out for 27. Ngidi picks up the wicket. ZIM- 43/4

21:54 (IST)03 Oct 2018
Whatta CATCH!

A brilliant dive from Phehlukwayo, as Steyn picks up his second wicket of the match. Craig Ervine is caught and gone for three of 24 balls. First bowling change in Bloemfontein and Phehlukwayo has come into the attack, replacing Lungi Ngidi. Zim- 26/2

21:40 (IST)03 Oct 2018
Dale Steyn spitting fire

Dale Steyn is on fire! He is consistently bowling at more than 142 kmph and troubling the batsmen with each delivery. Quite a few of them are rising sharply off the pitch.  Craig Ervine is getting hit repeatedly on the body and has no clue how to defend.  Steyn's figures- 4 ovs 15 runs and 1 wicket so far.

21:22 (IST)03 Oct 2018
Zimbabwe resume

Solomon Mire and Hamilton Masakadza are at the crease. A couple of quiet overs and Steyn strikes! LBW! Solomon Mire is out for 2. South Africa have the early breakthrough. ZIM- 10/1

20:26 (IST)03 Oct 2018
ALL OUT!

Dale Steyn returns to the side with his maiden ODI fifty to salvage the innings and pull the Proteas to 198 all out - their second lowest ODI total against Zimbabwe. Will they be able to defend it to claim the series?

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20:26 (IST)03 Oct 2018
FIFTY for Dale Steyn

FIFTY! A great moment for Dale Steyn as he records his maiden ODI half-ton for South Africa. A crucial knock and he gets there with a six. SA- 193/9, 46 ovs

20:00 (IST)03 Oct 2018
South Africa 177/8 after 41 overs

Andile Phehlukwayo was dismissed and that ended an extraordinary 75-run partnership for the eighth wicket between him and Steyn. Steyn remains unbeaten on 43 though. 

19:45 (IST)03 Oct 2018
South Africa 137/7 off 35 overs

Steyn and Phehlukwayo have incredibly put up 58 runs of the 8th wicket. The two part-timers may have saved this match for South Africa. 

18:57 (IST)03 Oct 2018
South Africa 101/7 in 25.1

JP Duminy dismissed by Kyle Jarvis and South Africa are tottering now. Pitched in line and straightened up to hit Duminy's pads. Zimbabwe go up in appeal and the umpire gives it. 

18:44 (IST)03 Oct 2018
South Africa 95/6 after 21.3 overs

The Proteas lost Christiaan Jonker after he put up a partnership of 36 with Khaya Zondo. Zondo was later dismissed and it is now skipper JP Duminy in the middle with Andile Phehlukwayo. South Africa are in a spot of bother here. 

18:23 (IST)03 Oct 2018
GONE!

Tiripano to Markram and he is out. Poor shot to a back of a length delivery. Markram goes for the cut and didn't connect and the edge goes straight to the keeper.  Markram c Brendan Taylor b Tiripano 35(49)

18:03 (IST)03 Oct 2018
WICKET!

Chatara to Klaasen and he is gone! Second wicket for Chatara. Klaasen goes for the big hit but slightly mistimed it. Klaasen c Mire b Chatara 1(13)

17:28 (IST)03 Oct 2018
5 overs gone

Good start for Zimbabwe - they have taken 2 early wickets. But now Aiden Markram is leading the counter attack, while Heinrick Klaasen is leading the resistance. 5 overs gone, SA 19/2

17:13 (IST)03 Oct 2018
GONE!

WICKET! Kyle Jarvis' bowl just remained low and Reeza Hendricks has been cleaned up. He completely missed the ball as he was not expecting it to remain this low. South Africa are in big, big trouble. SA 9/2

17:09 (IST)03 Oct 2018
GONE!

Chatara strikes!  Dean Elgar's ODI career seem to be going nowhere as he once again edges a delivery from Tendari Chatara straight to Brendan Taylor behind the stumps. SA 7/1

17:07 (IST)03 Oct 2018
Tendai Chatara bowls from other end

Seamer Tendai Chatara comes out to bowl from the other end. He was excellent with the new ball in the first game. But this match, he starts off with the wide.

17:00 (IST)03 Oct 2018
HERE WE GO!

Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram out to bat for South Africa and it is Kyle Jarvis who starts off with the new ball for Zimbabwe. HERE WE GO!

South Africa vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI Live Cricket Score, SA vs Zim Live Score: South Africa take on Zimbabwe. (Source: File)

South Africa Squad: Jean-Paul Duminy (c), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Reeza Hendricks, Christiaan Jonker, Willem Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi, Dale Steyn, Khaya Zondo, Tabraiz Shamsi

Zimbabwe Squad: Hamilton Masakadza (c), Brendan Taylor (wk), Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Wellington Masakadza, Brandon Mavuta, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara, Ryan Murray, Donald Tiripano, Richard Ngarava, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe

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First published on: 03-10-2018 at 15:32 IST
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