Bangladesh win series against Zimbabwe 3-1
BULAWAYO: Bangladesh won the five-match series 3-1 defeating Zimbabwe by four wickets with 13 balls left in the high-scoring fourth One-day International here on Sunday.
Batting first, Zimbabwe made 312 runs for eight wickets in the allotted 50 overs at the Queen’s Sports Club ground in Bulawayo.
The main highlight of the innings was Charles Coventry’s marathon 194 not out as the right-hand middle-order batsman struck seven sixes and 16 fours, facing 156 balls.
He equaled the 12-year-old world record of stylish left-hand batsman Saeed Anwar, who made 194 from 146 balls against India at Chennai.
Chasing the improbable target of 313, Bangladesh achieved it in 46.5 overs for the loss of six wickets.
Opener Tamim Iqbal made 154, the highest individual score by a Bangladeshi batsman.