Kayes Helps Bangladesh Beat Zimbabwe by 58 Runs in 2nd ODI

Opener Imrul Kayes scored 76 lifting Bangladesh to 241-9 and Mustafizur Rahman took 3-33 bowling Zimbabwe out for 183 runs.

Published: 09th November 2015 09:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th November 2015 12:38 AM   |  A+A-

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Bangladesh cricketer Imrul Kayes (File|AP)

By AP

DHAKA: Bangladesh recorded its fifth straight series victory at home, sealing a comfortable 58-run win over Zimbabwe in the second one-day International on Monday.

Opener Imrul Kayes lifted Bangladesh to 241-9, hitting 76 in his comeback. Zimbabwe was bowled out for 183 in 43.2 overs with Mustafizur Rahman returning 3-33.

But the most influential bowler in the match was fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain (2-22) who claimed Sikandar Raza and Elton Chigumbura in two consecutive overs to take the match from Zimbabwe's grip as the batsmen combined for 73 runs to raise hopes of victory.

Chigumbura was the highest scorer with 47 while Raza made 33.

Off-spinner Nasir Hossain also took 2-36. Nasir contributed 41 in batting.

Fast bowler Tinashe Panyangra led Zimbabwe bowling with 3-41.

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