Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009
|Bangladesh Vs Zimbabwe|
Venue :1st One Day International, Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (D/N)
Zimbabwe avenged their opening match loss to BCB XI, with a massive 192 victory over the same opponents in their second tour match. Batting first, the Zimbabwean batsmen got good batting practice as they put up a huge total of 355 for the loss of only 5 wickets.Brendan Taylor topscored for Zimbabwe with a rapidfire 137 ball 139 composed of six sixes and nine fours. He was responsible for a 188-run partnership for the second wicket with Tatenda Taibu that laid the foundation for a massive total. Taibu added 68. In return, BCB XI began on the wrong foot when they lost their opener Imrul Kayes off the first delivery of the innings from Chris Mpofu. Zimbabwean bowlers continued to chip at the BCB XI batsmen who limped to 143 runs before being all out in the 37th over.
The first ODI of the five match series will be played on October 27 at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.