Opener Imrul Kayes 90 and all rounder Mohammad Saifuddin took three wickets as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the second one-day international to seal the three-match series in Chittagong on Wednesday.
Bangladesh coast to a series-sealing victory!
Mohammad Mithun finishes it with a six with 35 balls remaining after Kayes (90) and Das (83) set up a 7-wicket victory in Chittagong.#BANvZIM scorecard ➡️ https://t.co/eznjLfYjtf pic.twitter.com/BvQhOOVVDd
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Chasing a winning target of 247 runs set by Zimbabwe, Liton Das took on the Zimbabwe bowlers while Imrul Kayes, too, kept the score ticking at a very good rate as Bangladesh coasted comfortably making 250 for 3 with 35 balls to spare.
Zimbabwe : 246/7 in 50 overs (Taylor 75, Sikandar 49, Willaims 47; Saifuddin 3/45, Mahmudullah 1/21, Mustafizur 1/35)
Bangladesh : 250/3 in 44.1 overs (Imrul 90, Liton 83, Mushfiqur 40*; Sikandar 3/43)
Result : Bangladesh won 7 wickets
Toss: Bangladesh Won the toss and elected to field
Umpires: Masudur Rahman (BAN),Rod Tucker (AUS) and Kumar Dharmasena (SL)
Referee: David Boon (AUS)
Man of the Match:Mohammad Saifuddin
The third and final match of the series will be held at the same ground on Friday.