Zimbabwe vs West Indies 2nd Test

Zimbabwe vs West Indies 2nd Test

Second Test Between Zimbabwe and West Indies

Already West Indies Won the First Test Match of this Series and took a lead of 1-0. The Second Test Between these two teams Started on October 29th at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo.

Match Summary

Zimbabwe Won the toss and opt to Bat First in this Second Test.

They Scored 326 Runs in their First Innings where Masakadza is the top scorer with 147 runs. Sikandar Raza Scored 80 runs and Peter Moor scored 52 runs.

From West Indian Bowlers Kemar Roach took 3 wickets, Shanon Gabriel and Devendra Bishoo took 2 wickets Each and Skipper Jason Holder took 1 wicket.

West Indies Scored 448 runs and take a lead of 122 runs in their first innings.

Magnificent Centuries by both Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich gives that lead for west indies.

Sikandar Raza took 5 Wickets among Zimbabwean Bowlers. Tendai Chesoro took 3 Wickets where Creamer and Mpofu took a wicket Each.

At the End of the Final Day of this Test Match, Zimbabwe Scored 301/7 in their Second Innings and the Match Ended with Draw.

Sikandar Raza Scored 89 and Wicket Keeper Batsman Chikabwa Scored unbeaten 71 for his team.

From West Indian Bowlers Kemar Roach, Shanon Gabriel and Devendra Bishoo took a couple of wickets each and Jason Holder took a Wicket.

Match Drawn and West Indies won the two Match Series with 1-0.

Man of the Match

Sikandar Raza

Man of the Series

Devendra Bishoo

Zimbabwe can be mighty proud of this effort. They were staring down the barrel yesterday when they lost 4 wickets quickly with the deficit still sizable but didn’t they fight back or what! Raza was the savior once more and found a good ally in Moor as the duo put on a fine stand that took the game into the final day.

This Brings us the End of West Indies Short tour of Zimbabwe.There was stiff competition between the two sides but eventually, the lack of exposure showed in the hosts’ performance although they salvaged pride in this game in a big way.

 

 

 

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