The 1st unofficial match of the 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 6 wickets.
South Africa A won the toss and invited Zimbabwe A to bat first. Zimbabwe A batted first scored 319 runs after losing 9 wickets in 50 over. Zimbabwe A started very brilliantly, Chamu Chibhabha and Tadiwanashe Marumani came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a half-century partnership of 72 runs, the 1st wicket has gone in 72 runs, Chamu Chibhabha dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 37 runs with the help of 1 six and 4 boundaries in 48 balls, next batsman Tarisai Musakanda came to bat, and he dismissed just for 2 runs as the second wicket, next batsman Dion Myers came to bat, and handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 80 runs with Tadiwanashe Marumani, the third wicket fell in 164 runs, Tadiwanashe Marumani dismissed after after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 82 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 9 boundries in just 73 balls, next batsman Roy Kaia came to bat, after few moment fourth wicket also fell in 270 runs, Dion Myers dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 96 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 5 boundaries in 91 balls, next batsman Richmond Mutumbami came to bat, meanwhile the fifth wicket also fell in 271 runs, Roy Kaia dismissed after scoring 28 runs in 37 balls, next batsman Milton Shumba came to bat, after few moment the sixth wicket also fell in 282 runs, Richmond Mutumbami dismissed very quickly just for 3 runs in 7 balls, next batsman Luke Jongwe came to bat, and played well for a while with Milton Shumba, the seventh wicket fell in 306 runs, Luke Jongwe dismissed just for 9 runs in 7 balls, next batsman Tapiwa Mufudza came to bat, after few moments the eighth wicket also fell in 319 runs, Milton Shumba dismissed after scoring 30 runs with the help of 3 boundries in just 25 balls after that Tendai Chatara came to bat, and he dismissed without scoring in the last ball of the inning as the ninth wicket, and Tapiwa Mufudza remains unbeaten for 7 runs in 5 balls. In this way, Zimbabwe A batted first after losing the toss, scored 319 runs after losing 9 wickets in 50 overs, and set a target of 320 runs in front of South Africa A.
South Africa A bowlers performed very brilliantly, Lutho Sipamla and Reeza Hendricks and Senuran Muthusamy got 1-1 wicket.
South Africa A chasing 320 runs in the second, they achieved the target very easily after losing just 4 wickets in 42.5 overs and won the match by 6 wickets. South Africa A also started very brilliantly, although the first wicket has gone very quickly just in 19 runs. Janneman Malan and Ryan Rickelton came to start the inning. the first wicket has gone very quickly just in 19 runs, Ryan Rickelton dismissed just just for 4 runs in 10 balls, next batsman Reeza Hendricks came to bat, and hadled the inning and played a brilliant century partnership of 115 runs with Janneman Malan, the second wicket fell in 134 runs Janneman Malan dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 82 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 11 boundries in 76 balls, next batsman Zubayr Hamza came to bat, and played well with Reeza Hendricks, the third wicket fell in 147 runs, Reeza Hendricks dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 52 runs with the help of the 6 boundries in 56 balls, next batsman Theunis de Bruyn came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant century partnership of 124 runs with Zubayr Hamza, the fourth wicket fell in 271 runs, Zubayr Hamza dismissed after playing a briiliant inning of 49 runs with the help of 6 boundries in 45 balls, after that Senuran Muthusamy came to bat, and he remains unbeaten after scoring 12 runs in 7 balls with Theunis de Bruyn, and Theunis de Bruyn played a brilliant quick unbeaten century and victory inning of 113 runs with the help of 6 sixes and 7 boundries in just 64 balls. In this way, South Africa A chasing 320 runs in the second inning, they achieved the target very easily after losing just 4 wickets in 42.5 overs and won the match very easily by 6 wickets.
Zimbabwe A bowler Tapiwa Mufudza performed brilliantly took 4 wickets for 87 runs in his spell.