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BAN v ZIM, 2nd ODI, Match Report
Matches - Reports Monday, 06 December 2010 16:37
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2nd ODI: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe (Winner: BAN)

ZIM 191 (C Ervine 42*, P Utseya 32, A Razzak 5/30, S Hasan 4/39) lost to BAN 194/4 (R Hasan 65, J Siddique 53, R Price 2/41, K Dabengwa 1/17) by 6 wickets with 62 balls remaining.

   Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match: A Razzak Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (3 Dec,2010)
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Zimbabwe started the series on a high note but couldn’t take the momentum into the second ODI. Although things looked promising for Zimbabwe at 103-3 in 30th over (at which time they also sported a healthy 37% chance in the game), subsequent brilliant efforts from both Hasan and Razzaq ensured that Bangladesh didn’t let this match slip by. Result- Zimbabwe could never grow on the foundation they had laid. Mpofu did interest the Zimbabwe’s chances early in the game (the last point when Zim managed to be above 37%) but thereafter Bangladesh sailed through smoothly. Except for the early part of the Zim innings, Bangladesh never let the control on the match go.

 
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  First Inns (Zimbabwe) - 50 Overs Maximum  
 
arrow 10 Overs: ZIM 50/2 ZIM 52% Zimbabwe started off in a positive
      fashion on a slow low track, although they did pay they price in the form of 2 wickets. Zimbabwe’s chances increased by 1% during this period.
arrow 21 Overs: ZIM 72/3 BAN 58% The Bangladeshi middle over
      bowlers (who I shall, from now, call the pythons) applied the squeeze on the Zimbabwean lineup, bringing the run-scoring to a sputtering stop . Zimbabwe’s chances decreased by 10% during this period.
arrow 33 Overs: ZIM 114/5 BAN 64% Zimbabwe lost 3 wickets trying to get
      out of the rut that the pythons had put them in, in the process going further into the belly of the beast... Zimbabwe’s chances decreased by 6% during this period.
arrow 46.2 Overs: ZIM 191/10 BAN 62% Zimbabwe succumbed to Bangladesh
      as they were chewed out for a paltry 191. Zimbabwe’s chances increased by 2% during this period.
       
  Second Inns (Bangladesh: Target 192) - 50 Overs Maximum  
     
arrow 10 Overs: BAN 48/1 BAN 65% Bangladesh started out positively
      although they did lose a wicket on the way. Bangladesh’s chances increased by 3% during this period.
arrow 20 Overs: BAN 98/2 BAN 71% While Bangladesh was not speeding
      towards the target, they were proceeding at a fairly comfortable pace . Bangladesh’s chances increased by 6% during this period.
arrow 30 Overs: BAN 136/3 BAN 77% By now the situation had become
      very comfortable for Bangladesh, while Zimbabwe’s hopes were sliding by. Bangladesh’s chances increased by 6% during this period.
arrow 39.4 Overs: BAN 194/4 BAN 100% Bangladesh got to the target in the
      end without much hassles, making the series level . Bangladesh won by 6 wickets.

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