Zimbabwe vs Netherlands 3rd ODI Review and Highlights

The Netherlands is on tour in Zimbabwe to play a three-ODI series. However, both teams won one match each. Moreover, both teams Zimbabwe vs Netherlands have played their 3rd ODI. The Netherlands won the toss and elected to bat first. With the bat, Netherlands set a target of 231 runs in 50 overs with the fall of 9 wickets. However, in the ODI format, this target is not that big. With the strong batting lineup Zimbabwe easily chased this target in 42 overs with the fall of only three wickets. This was a crucial match for both teams, and Zimbabwe won the match and series. You will get a summary of the match below.

Netherlands Innings 

Vikramjit Singh and Max O Dowd opened the innings for the Netherlands 3rd ODI. However, Vikramjit Singh scored 27 runs in 49 balls. CR Ervine caught him on the ball of Sikandar Raza. Moreover, Max O Dowd scored 38 runs in 43 balls. R Nagarava caught him on the ball of Muzarabani.

Musa Ahmed came to bat at number three. He scored 29 runs on 43 balls. W. Madhevere bowled him. Colin Ackermann came to bat at number four. He scored 37 runs in 55 balls. SC Williams bowled him.

Wesley Barresi came to bat at number five. He scored two runs in five balls. SC Williams caught and bowled him. Scott Edwards scored 34 runs in 41 balls; he was also bowled by SC Williams.

Teja Nidamanuru scored 18 runs in 30 balls. Sikandar Raza bowled him. Shariz Ahmad came to bat at number eight. He scored 14 runs in 13 balls. GS Ballance caught him on the ball from R Ngarava.

In the 50 overs, the Netherlands scored 231 with the loss of 9 wickets. However, this target is low in the ODI format. This is why Zimbabwe easily pursued this target.

Netherlands 3rd ODI Bowling Scorecard

BowlersOvers MaidenRuns Wickets
Colin Ackermann80400
Fred Klaassen80451
Paul van Meekeren60420
Aryan Dutt100310
Shariz Ahmad9.40712

Zimbabwe Innings 

Wesley Madhevere and Craig Ervine opened the inning for Zimbabwe. However, both players played an excellent inning for the team and got off to a good start. Wesley Madhevere scored 50 runs in 61 balls. Colin Ackermann caught Shariz Ahmad on the ball.

Moreover, Craig Ervine scored 44 runs in 55 balls. Teja Nidamanuru caught him on the ball of Shariz Ahmad. Gary Ballance came to bat at number three. However, he played a no-hit inning for the team. He scored 64 runs in 72 balls.

Sean Williams came to bat at number four. He scored 43 runs on 53 balls. Fred Klaassen bowled him. Sikandar Raza came to bat at number five. He scored not out 18 runs in 9 balls.

The target was low, and with a strong batting lineup, Zimbabwe was easily able to chase it. In 42 overs, Zimbabwe won the match with the loss of only three wickets. 

Zimbabwe Scorecard 

BowlersOvers MaidenRuns Wickets
Tendai Chatara41231
Richard Ngarava50201
Wesley Madhevere100431
Blessing Muzarabani60191
Sikandar Raza100552
Brandon Mavuta50270
Sean Williams101413

Netherlands Playing XI

  • Vikramjit Singh
  • Max O’Dowd
  • Musa Ahmed
  • Wesley Barresi
  • Colin Ackermann
  • Scott Edwards(WK/C)
  • Teja Nidamanuru
  • Shariz Ahmad
  • Paul van Meekeren
  • Fred Klaassen
  • Aryan Dutt

Zimbabwe Playing XI

  • Wesley Madhevere
  • Craig Ervine(C)
  • Gary Ballance
  • Sean Williams
  • Sikandar Raza
  • Ryan Burl
  • Clive Madande(WK)
  • Brandon Mavuta
  • Richard Ngarava
  • Tendai Chatara
  • Blessing Muzarabani
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