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South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 136 balls remaining)
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Match played at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, on 21 Aug 2014
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As it happened: Zim v SA, 3rd ODI

2014-08-21 15:13
LIVE scoring and interactive commentary from the third and final ODI between Zimbabwe and South Africa in Bulawayo.
Last Updated at 11:49
21 Aug 15:29

MAN-OF-THE-MOMENT

South Africa's Quinton de Kock has been named man-of-the-match as well as man-of-the-series!

21 Aug 15:23

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Mission accomplished for South Africa. They'll be happy with the performance after resting their frontline bowlers in the series.

However, the real business starts next week when Australia join the fray for a triangular series.

The first ODI in that series is next Monday, when Zimbabwe tackle Australia in Harare.

South Africa's first match in the series is against Australia next Wednesday (August 27), also in Harare.

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21 Aug 15:13
RESULT: South Africa win by 7 wickets and claim a 3-0 series win.
21 Aug 15:13
SA finish on 171/3 after 27.2 overs.
21 Aug 15:12
Duminy lifts Nyumbu for SIX over long-on to finish the game...
21 Aug 15:11

SA 165/3 after 27 overs.

The scores are level!

21 Aug 15:10

Miller sweeps Utseya for four to move into double figures.

Only 3 runs needed for victory.

21 Aug 15:05

OVERS 25: SA 151/3

Run-rate: 6.04 per over.

They require 15 more runs to win off 150 balls.

21 Aug 15:04
150 up for South Africa, coming off exactly 150 balls.
21 Aug 15:03
Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura ponders who he should turn to... (Gallo Images)
21 Aug 15:02
South Africa have opted to take their batting Powerplay after 24 overs.
21 Aug 15:00
David Miller is the new batsman in for South Africa.
21 Aug 15:00

WICKET! De Kock, going for another six, is caught by Williams on the boundary off Panyangara. He goes for 84.

SA 144/3 after 26.1 overs.

21 Aug 14:59
De Kock smashes Panyangara over a wide long-off for a MAXIMUM. He moves to 84 with 22 more runs needed to win.
21 Aug 14:55
South Africa need 31 runs to win and De Kock needs 24 more for a 6th ODI century. Will Duminy help him out?
21 Aug 14:51
De Kock contributed 40 runs in the 50 partnership between himself and Duminy.
21 Aug 14:50
50 PARTNERSHIP between De Kock and Duminy, coming off 59 balls.
21 Aug 14:46
De Kock really climbing into Utseya now. Boundaries all over the park. He is clearly in a hurry after reaching his half-century...
21 Aug 14:44

OVERS 20: SA 105/2

Run-rate: 5.25 per over.

They require 61 runs off 180 balls.

21 Aug 14:44
That was De Kock's 2nd half-century in ODI cricket. He also has 5 centuries to his name.
21 Aug 14:43
HALF-CENTURY for De Kock, coming off 62 balls.
21 Aug 14:41
100 up for South Africa. coming off 117 balls. They are coasting to victory!
21 Aug 14:40

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21 Aug 14:32
And... another wide from Jongwe!
21 Aug 14:32

He starts with another wide. He started his first spell with 3 wides on the trot...

21 Aug 14:31
Seamer Luke Jongwe is brought back into the attack after the drinks break.
21 Aug 14:27

DRINKS BREAK: SA 90/2 after 17 overs.

Run-rate: 5.29 per over.

They require 76 runs to win off 198 balls.

21 Aug 14:20

OVERS 15: SA 82/2

Run-rate:5.46 per over.

They require 84 runs to win off 210 balls.

21 Aug 14:17
Off-spinner Prosper Utseya is now into the attack for Zimbabwe.
21 Aug 14:16
It's great to see a player like De Kock who is just fearless in his approach! That bodes well for South Africa, with next year's World Cup in mind....
21 Aug 14:15
De Kock smacks Nyumbu over long-on for a MAXIMUM to take South Africa's tally to 80.
21 Aug 14:12
Nice bit of drift there from Williams to Du Plessis who completely missed it...
21 Aug 14:11
JP Duminy is the new batsman in for South Africa.
21 Aug 14:10

WICKET! Du Plessis is bowled by Williams for 40.

SA 74/2 after 12.1 overs.

21 Aug 14:08
De Kock lucky to survive as he gets a top edge off Nyumbu. It lands in no-man's land right behind the wicketkeeper...
21 Aug 14:03
Slow left-arm spinner Sean Willliams is into the attack for Zimbabwe in the 11th over. The mandatory batting Powerplay is now over.
21 Aug 14:02

OVERS 10: SA 69/1

Run-rate: 6.9 per over.

They require 97 more runs to win off 240 balls.

21 Aug 13:59
Off-spinner John Nyumbu is now into the attack for the hosts.
21 Aug 13:56
No runs off the FREE HIT for Du Plessis after some good fielding in the covers...
21 Aug 13:56
Du Plessis clips a Panyangara delivery off his pads for four through midwicket. It's also a no-ball so that will be a FREE HIT the next ball!
21 Aug 13:54
It has to be said that it's ludicrous from Zimbabwe to bowl the leg-spinner so early. With the Powerplay still in effect, he's just got no insurance out in the deep.
21 Aug 13:53
Du Plessis really climbing into the poor leg-spinner. Kamungozi has conceded 24 runs off 2 overs.
21 Aug 13:52
The 50 PARTNERSHIP between Du Pessis and De Kock is also now brought up.
21 Aug 13:51
50 up for South Africa, coming off 45 balls.
21 Aug 13:46
Marchant de Lange made a decent return to the international fold, claiming 3/31... (Gallo Images)
21 Aug 13:44
Another four for the SA captain as he goes down the track and hits it over mid-on's head.
 
  • 1

    Wicket: Panyangara starts with the ball for Zimbabwe. WICKET! Rossouw is run out, poor start from the opener. He goes for a suicidal single and Waller does well to run him out. Faf is the new man in.

  • South Africa win by 7 wickets - South Africa win by 7 wickets and win the series 3-0. De Kock and Du Plessis scored 84 and 40 respectively to ensure the win after SA bowled Zimbabwe out for 165.

  • 28

    Six, Duminy finishes the game after hitting a six over midwicket. South Africa 171 for 3 and win by 7 wickets.

  • 27

    8 needed to win, Duminy takes a single and Miller hits the ball through fine leg for four, good paddle sweeps from him. Three needed to win, a couple of dots and then a single. A single to end the over, one needed to win.

  • 26

    Nyumbu comes back to bowl in the power play. Duminy pushes the ball wide of long on for a couple of runs. A single and Miller hits the ball to square leg for a couple more. A couple of singles to end the over.

  • 25

    Power Play: The powerplay is taken. Utseya comes on to bowl. Three singles and Miller hits the last ball of the over through point for four. The 150 comes up for South Africa.

  • 24

    Wicket: Panyangara comes back for another spell. Duminy takes a single to bring De Kock on strike. De Kock takes a couple of runs through deep midwicket. Six, he wants to finish this early he comes down the pitch and hammers the ball over long off for a six. WICKET! De Kock does not get his 100, Williams takes the catch at deep midwicket and Panyangara gets the wicket. Miller comes out to bat.

  • 23

    39 needed to win, De Kock comes down the wicket and hits it over midwicket for four. Kamungozi is back into the attack. Then De Kock takes a single to move on to 76. Duminy reverse sweeps the ball for a couple of runs. 8 from the over.

  • 22

    47 needed to win and De Kock need 34 for a ton. Duminy pushes the ball through extra cover for a couple of runs. Then he takes a single, and De Kock hits the ball down the ground for four. The 50 runs for the partnership comes up. De Kock then works the ball through midwicket for a single.

  • 21

    Utseya into his 4th over, De Kock hammers the ball through the covers for four. Then he pushes the ball again through extra cover for a couple of runs, not as well timed as the previous shot. Utseya tosses it up, outside off, and De Kock hits it through long on for four more. Two more runs as De Kock pushes the ball through long on. A couple of singles to end a good over for South Africa.

  • 20

    100: De Kock hits the ball to deep point for a single. He moves on to 48. The 100 comes up for South Africa as Duminy takes a single through mid-off. Four, De Kock gets another 50, good innings from him and his average goes over 50 too. SA 105 for 2.

  • 19

    A couple of singles and then De Kock pushes the ball through midwicket for a couple of runs. 5 runs from the over

  • 18

    Jongwe comes into the attack after drinks. A wide down the leg side. Another wide down the leg side, Jongwe goes over the wicket. De Kock takes a single to deep midwicket. A single and two wides from the over.

  • 17

    Utseya continues, De Kock pushes the ball to long on for a single from the first ball. Five dots to end the over.

  • 16

    A single to start the over and then Duminy pushes the ball through backward square leg for a couple. Duminy takes a single and then De Kock pushes the ball through midwicket for a couple more. 7 from the over.

  • 15

    Utseya come into the attack, two singles from the over, South Africa need 84 for win.

  • 14

    A couple of dots and then De Kock hits the ball into the trees beyond long on for a six. Just the six from the over.

  • 13

    Wicket: WICKET! Faf is out, Williams bowls him out, Zimbabwe get their second wicket. Duminy comes out to bat. A wicket maiden from Williams.

  • 12

    Four singles and then a couple of dots to end the over. Faf reaches 40.

  • 11

    Williams comes into the attack, a couple of dots to start the over and then De Kock takes a single through deep square leg. Just a single from the over.

  • 10

    South Africa need 100 to win, Nyumbu comes into the attack. Three runs from the over, the run rate is 6.9 per over now.

  • 9

    De Kock steps out and hits the ball through midwicket for a couple of runs. A fielder goes back and De Kock takes a single through midwicket again. No ball and four, Panyangara oversteps and Faf hits him through mid-on for four. Raza throws the ball to the stumps and there is no one backing up, the batsmen get a single. 10 from the over.

  • 8

    50: De Kock takes a single from the first ball and then Faf hits the down the ground through mid-off for four. Four more, Faf hits the ball through the covers for four more. A couple of singles and then Faf hits the ball through the covers again for four more, brings up the 50 for South Africa.

  • 7

    Panyangara continues, a couple of dots and then Faf flicks the ball through backward square leg for four. Four, Faf hits the last ball through cover for four.

  • 6

    Kamungozi comes into the attack, and De Kock takes a single. Faf drives the ball inside out for four through the covers. Four more, Faf chips the ball in the air over cover for four. 9 from the over.

  • 5

    Three dots and then De Kock takes a single through backward square leg. Just a single from the over.

  • 4

    Faf hits his first boundary, the ball races down to the square leg boundary. A couple of singles as Jongwe changes angles. Two more to end the over.

  • 3

    A couple of dots and then De Kock punches the ball through the covers for four. A couple more and De Kock hits the ball through extra cover for four more. 10 from the over.

  • 2

    Jongwe starts the over with three wides. De Kock pulls the ball through fine leg for a single. Four dots to end the over.

  • 1

    Wicket: Panyangara starts with the ball for Zimbabwe. WICKET! Rossouw is run out, poor start from the opener. He goes for a suicidal single and Waller does well to run him out.

  • 40

    Wicket: De Lange comes back into the attack. Four, Chigumbura hammers this one through the covers for four to get to 90. WICKET! It is all over, Chigumbura falls for 90 as he is bowled by De Lange. Zimbabwe are 165 all out.

  • 39

    McLaren starts his 6th over. Six, Chigumbura hits the ball into the sight screen for a six. Another one, he is really taking control of this innings now, he sends this ball over midwicket for a six.

  • 38

    Parnell comes round the wicket and bowls a wide. Four, Chigumbura hammers the short ball through midwicket for another boundary. Four more, the captain shows some fight, this time it is the full ball and he swings it over cow corner for four. Parnell goes over the wicket and bowls a couple of wides. Chigumbura takes a single to bring Panyangara on strike for the last two balls.

  • 37

    McLaren comes back to bowl in the power play. He starts with a wide and Chigumbura hammers the ball down through mid-on for four. Four more, Chigumbura stands tall and hits the ball through mid-off for four more. Three runs as Chigumbura cuts the ball through point, the fielder does well to cut the ball off as save a run. 12 from the over.

  • 36

    Power play has to be taken, Zimbabwe are batting with their last pair. A couple of runs as Chigumbura digs out the yorker from Parnell through midwicket, he gets his 50 and an important one for Zimbabwe. A couple more as Chigumbura hits the ball through point. A single and Panyangara will have to survive one ball.

  • Team News - Faf captaining, with ABdV, Tahir and Amla out. Shezi, Rossouw and de Lange all in. Two changes for Zimbabwe - Kamungozi and Panyangara in for Madziva and Vitori. It will be interesting to see how Shezi plays today, he has been a part of South Africa A.

  • 35

    Wicket: Shezi comes back for another spell and strikes with his first ball. WICKET! Kamungozi is out lbw, a swinging ball that the batsman misses and Shezi gets his first wicket in ODIs. It pitched outside leg but was given out, Shezi won't mind that. Chigumbura is out there, watching his team crumble around him. A wicket maiden as Panyangara walks out to bat.

  • 34

    Wicket: Parnell comes into the attack and picks up a WICKET! Utseya is out, bowled by Parnell. Nyumbu walks out to bat. WICKET! Parnell is on a hat trick, Nyumbu comes and goes as hits the ball to point and Faf pouches it. Kamungozi pads the ball for four through fine leg and avoids the hat trick. A single to end the over.

  • 33

    Just a couple of runs from the over, Zimbabwe are 114 for 6 after 33 overs. Chigumbura moves on to 48.

  • 32

    The experienced Utseya comes out to bat, Phangiso finishes another over. Just three singles from it, South Africa bowling well here.

  • 31

    Wicket: Abbott brought back into the attack. Five dots and then WICKET! Abbott picks up his 2nd wicket of the day, Jongwe is out lbw, easy decision for the umpire as the batsman is trapped right in front of the stumps. Zimbabwe are 109 for 6.

  • 30

    Four singles from the Phangiso over, he has bowled 5 overs for 10 runs and picked up a wicket.

  • 29

    Wicket: WICKET! De Lange strikes again, strange wicket, the keeper is the only one to appeal for a caught behind down the leg side. The bowler was not interested, the umpire raised his finger after some time and replays show that it took the glove on the way. Jongwe comes out to bat. Another short ball that sails over the batsman, another wide from De Lange. Three dots to end a good over.

  • 28

    Waller takes a single from the first ball and then five dots from Phangiso to end the over.

  • 27

    100: De Lange comes back for a second spell. A couple of singles and then a couple of dots. A wide down the leg side. Four, Chigumbura hits the ball straight down the ground for four to bring up the 100. A wide for height and Zimbabwe are 102 for 4.

  • 26

    Four dots and then Chigumbura hits the ball through the leg side for a couple of runs.

  • 25

    Shezi continues, Chigumbura takes a single from the first ball. Then a very harsh call for a wide, Shezi can't believe it. Four dots to end the over.

  • 24

    Phangiso continues around the wicket. He finishes a maiden, good bowling from the spinner.

  • 23

    A maiden from Shezi from the other end.

  • 22

    Wicket: Phangiso comes into the attack, first sign of spin from South Africa. A couple of singles and then WICKET! Phangiso bowls Williams, there was a bit of an inside edge on the ball as it crashed into the stumps. Waller comes out to bat. Good start from the spinner.

  • 21

    Just a couple of singles as Shezi finishes his third over.

  • 20

    Chigumbura hits the first ball from Parnell, it is a full toss, straight down the ground for four. Seven runs from the over.

  • 19

    Three dots and then Chigumbura chops the ball to fine leg for a single. Just one from the over.

  • 18

    Four singles from the over, this partnership is now worth 22.

  • 17

    Shezi comes on to bowl on debut, a slip in place for him. A couple of singles and then a couple of dots. Three singles from the over.

  • 16

    Williams hits the ball through the covers for a couple of runs, and then takes a single from the next ball. Three from the over.

  • 15

    McLaren finishes his 4th over, three singles from it.

  • 14

    Parnell starts his second over, a couple of dots and then Williams takes a single to third man. Just one from the over.

  • 13

    A single from Williams and then Chigumbura hits the ball through point for four. 5 from the over.

  • 12

    Parnell comes into the attack, a slip in place. Four dots and then Williams takes a single to deep cover. Just one from the over.

  • 11

    Wicket: A leg bye to start the over and then Raza hits the ball through mid-on for four. WICKET! Raza is out, he scored a quick 30, Phangiso takes the catch and McLaren gets his first wicket today. A wide and a single from the over.

  • 10

    50: Just a single from the over as De Lange finishes another one. The 50 comes up for Zimbabwe.

  • 9

    McLaren comes into the attack. Four, Raza punches the first ball through the covers for four. Another boundary, Raza clips the ball through the leg side for four. A couple of singles and then Raza sends the last ball of the over for four more through the covers.

  • 8

    Four, it was a good ball from De Lange, but Chigumbura covers the line of the ball and hits it through the covers for four. Zimbabwe 35 for 2.

  • 7

    Just a single from the over, Abbott finishes his 4th.

  • 6

    A quick bouncer from de Lange to start the over, it keeps rising and goes over Chigumbura and is called a wide. The short ball is followed by a length ball and then Chigumbura has to dig out a yorker. Three dots and then Raza hits the last ball for four through the cover region

  • 5

    A couple of runs to start the over as Abbott continues. A couple of dots and then Chigumbues pulls the ball through midwicket for his first boundary. 7 from the over.

  • 4

    Three dots and then Chigumbura guides the ball to third man for a single. Four, Raza hits the last ball of the over through the off side for four. Marchant is bowling fast today, there are no speed guns on the ground but he is quick.

  • 3

    Abbott continues, Chigumbura edges the ball to third man again for a single. Four, Raza gets off the mark with a boundary, he flicks the ball through midwicket for four. A couple of singles to end the over.

  • 2

    Wicket: De Lange comes on and takes a WICKET! Rossouw takes the catch and de Lange gets his first wicket. It was a short ball that gets the shoulder of the bat and second slip takes the catch. Three slips as Chigumbura walks out to bat. Chigumbura edges the ball through the slips to third man for a single. A single and the wicket from the over.

  • 1

    Wicket: Two slips in place and Abbott starts with the ball for South Africa. Four, Masakadza hits the ball through the cover for four. WICKET! Abbott strikes, Masakadza is out lbw, plumb in front of the stumps. Raza comes out to bat. A boundary and the wicket from the over.

  • Team News - Faf captaining, with ABdV, Tahir and Amla out. Shezi, Rossouw and de Lange all in. Two changes for Zimbabwe - Kamungozi and Panyangara in for Madziva and Vitori.

  • Toss: Toss - SA won the toss and will field.

  • Greetings - Hello and welcome to our over-by-over coverage of the 3rd ODI from Bulawayo. South Africa have won the series 2-0 but Zimbabwe will be looking to win this and gain some confidence for the triangular series.

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Match Info
  • 165
    171/3
    - TBC
    South Africa won the toss and elected to field
    Chris Gaffaney, Jeremiah Matibiri
    Owen Chirombe
    Roshan Mahanama
  • Batting
    • R
    • B
    • 4s
    • 6s
    Hamilton Masakadza
    lbw Abbott
    Richmond Mutumbami
    c Rossouw b de Lange
    Sikandar Raza
    c Phangiso b McLaren
    Elton Chigumbura
    b de Lange
    Sean Williams
    b Phangiso
    Malcolm Waller
    c de Kock b de Lange
    Luke Jongwe
    lbw Abbott
    Prosper Utseya
    b Parnell
    John Nyumbu
    c du Plessis b Parnell
    Tafadzwa Kamungozi
    lbw Shezi
    Tinashe Panyangara
    not out
    • 4
    • 3
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 30
    • 24
    • 7
    • 0
    • 90
    • 122
    • 10
    • 2
    • 17
    • 37
    • 0
    • 0
    • 2
    • 16
    • 0
    • 0
    • 2
    • 14
    • 0
    • 0
    • 2
    • 5
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 1
    • 4
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 12
    • 0
    • 0
    Extras
    (lb 6, w 11)
    17
    TOTAL
    (10 wickets; 39.5 overs)
    165
  • Bowling
    • O
    • M
    • R
    • W
    Kyle Abbott
    Marchant de Lange
    Ryan McLaren
    Wayne Parnell
    Mthokozisi Shezi
    Aaron Phangiso
    • 6
    • 1
    • 21
    • 2
    • 7.5
    • 0
    • 31
    • 3
    • 6
    • 0
    • 53
    • 1
    • 8
    • 0
    • 33
    • 2
    • 6
    • 2
    • 8
    • 1
    • 6
    • 1
    • 13
    • 1
  • Fall of Wickets
    • 4/1 - Masakadza (0.3 ov)
    • 4/2 - Mutumbami (1.1 ov)
    • 55/3 - Sikandar Raza (10.3 ov)
    • 89/4 - Williams (21.5 ov)
    • 104/5 - Waller (28.2 ov)
    • 109/6 - Jongwe (30.6 ov)
    • 114/7 - Utseya (33.2 ov)
    • 114/8 - Nyumbu (33.3 ov)
    • 119/9 - Kamungozi (34.1 ov)
    • 165/10 - Chigumbura (39.5 ov)

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