South Africa A seal the unofficial ODI series by 3-1 against Zimbabwe A.
The 4th match of the unofficial ODI series played yesterday between Zimbabwe A and South Africa A at Harare Sports Club, Harare. In which South Africa A beat Zimbabwe A by a big margin of 116, with this victory South Africa A also won this series.
Zimbabwe A won the toss and invited South Africa A to bat first, South Africa A batted first scored 281 runs after losing 6 wickets in 50 over. South Africa A started brilliantly, althought the first wicket has gone very quickly, Janneman Malan and Ryan Rickelton came to bat, the first wicket has gone very quickly just in 8 runs, Janneman Malan dismissed just for 1 run, next batsman Reeza Hendricks came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 71 runs with Ryan Rickelton, the second wicket fell in 79 runs, Ryan Rickelton dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 40 runs with the help of 1 six and 5 boundries in 39 balls, next batsman Zubayr Hamza came to bat, and he dismissed very quickly just for 8 runs in 16 runs as third wicket, next batsman Tony de Zorzi came to bat, after few moments the fouth wicket also gone in 200 runs, Reeza Hendricks dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 89 runs with the help of 9 boundries in 105 balls, next batsman Theunis de Bruyn came to bat, meanwhile the fifth wicket also fell in 207 runs, Tony de Zorzi dismissed after playing a brillinat half-century inning of 55 runs with the help of 1 six and 7 boundries in 68 balls, next batsman Senuran Muthusamy came to bat, and he dismissed very quickly just for 11 runs in 7 balls as sixth wicket, after that Andile Phehlukwayo came to bat, and he remains unbeaten after scoring 20 runs in 17 balls with Theunis de Bruyn, and Theunis de Bruyn also played a brilliant unbeten inning of 40 runs with the help of 5 boundries in 38 balls. In this way, South Africa A batted first after losing the toss, scored 281 runs after losing 6 wickets in 50 overs, and set a target of 282 runs in front of Zimbabwe A.
Zimbabwe A bowler Luke Jongwe took 3 wickets for 47 runs include with 2 madden in his spell, Wellington Masakadza took 2 wickets for 43 runs, and Victor Nyauchi got 1 wicket.
Zimbabwe A chasing 282 runs in the second, the entire team all out after scoring just 165 runs in 38.2 over, end of the result lost the match by a big margin of 116 runs. Zimbabwe A started not very well, Milton Shumba scored 35 runs in 55 balls, Luke Jongwe scored 30 runs in 35 balls, Chamu Chibhabha 24 runs in 36 balls, Wesley Madhevere 20 runs in 18 balls, Tadiwanashe Marumani 10 runs in 14 balls, apart from this, Wellington Masakadza dismissed just for 8 runs, Brian Chari 6 runs, Richmond Mutumbami and Ainsley Ndlovu dismissed just for 3-3 runs, Victor Nyauchi dismissed without run out without playing any ball, and Tanaka Chivanga remains unbeaten for 5 runs in 6 balls. In this way, Zimbabwe A chasing 282 runs in the second, the entire team all out after scoring just 165 runs in the second ball of 39 overs, and lost the match by a big margin of 116 runs, with this lost Zimbabwe A also lost this series.
South Africa A bowlers performed very brilliantly, Senuran Muthusamy took 4 wickets for 36 runs in 8.2 over, Sisanda Magala and Dwaine Pretorius took 2-2 wickets, and Reeza Hendricks got 1 wicket.
Rwanda Women bowler Alice Ikuzwe selected the best player of the match, she took 3 wickets just for 5 runs in 3 over.