Bangladesh and Zimbabwe are playing a dual series currently. And the tournament is taking place in Bangladesh. They have played a Test match and the Tigers won it very easily. Now, they are playing the ODI series. By winning the first two matches out of three, the Tigers have secured the ODI series. Earlier today, the match between them took place in Sylhet. Reportedly, Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 4 runs in the 2nd ODI!
The Tigers bat first in the 2nd ODI and Tamim made a remarkable century. He has scored the highest 158 runs. It is also his highest individual score in the ODI cricket.
At the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, the 2nd ODI took place earlier today. And Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 4 runs in the 2nd ODI! It was a day/ night match. The Tigers won the toss and decided to bat first.
Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das started the innings for Bangladesh. Openers added 38 runs. Liton scored only 9 runs. But Tamim stood strong. He scored 158 runs and played till 45.4 overs. Among the rest players, Mushfiq scored 55 runs and Mahmudullah added 41 runs so far. Losing 8 wickets, Bangladesh presented 322 runs target in front of Zimbabwe.
Later, the guest team Zimbabwe came to chase the score. In 15 runs, the opening partnership of them was broken. But another opener Tinashe Kamunhukamwe scored 51 runs. If we look at their batting statistics, the middle order players played well. Wesley Madhevere added 52 runs, Sikandar Raza scored 66 runs and Donald Tiripano scored unbeaten 55 runs so far. Team Zimbabwe went too close to the victory. But their innings ended scoring 318 runs so far. The local team Bangladesh won by 4 runs.
Now, these two teams have already played two ODI matches against each other. Bangladesh won all twice times so we speak. Now, the 3rd match is ahead and it will take place next 6th March 2020.