Zimbabwe gave a crushing defeat to the West Indies.
Zimbabwe scored a hat-trick of wins in the qualifiers.
New Delhi. Some teams are busy preparing for the ODI World Cup 2023, while some are struggling to qualify. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe’s team is seen playing its sting in the World Cup qualifiers. Explosive all-rounder Sikandar Raza is once again proving to be the hero of the team. In the last match, he blew away the Netherlands with a stormy century. Now Raza has forced the West Indies to kneel down with a blistering half-century.
Zimbabwe got off to a great start by opting to bat first against the West Indies. Salami Batter Craig Erwin executed a brilliant inning of 47 runs. At the same time, Sikandar Raza, who came to bat at number 5, started showing his amazing skills. He hit 68 runs in 58 balls with the help of 6 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from this, Ryan Burl also hit a half-century and took the team to a score of 268. In response, the West Indies team was reduced to just 233 runs.
Raza reached close to 4000 runs
Sikandar Raza’s ODI career has been excellent, whether it is about batting or bowling. He has created fear in the opposing teams with his all-round performance. Raza has scored 3,934 runs in 125 innings of 132 matches at an average of 37.47 and a strike rate of 86.27. Focusing on bowling, he has also taken 80 wickets in 102 innings.
Zimbabwe scored a hat-trick of victory
Zimbabwe has registered its third consecutive win in the World Cup qualifiers. In the last match, Sikandar Raza played an unbeaten inning of 102 runs and forced the Netherlands to kneel down. At the same time, once again the trump card of Raza team has been proved. Zimbabwe has scored a hat-trick of victories due to its excellent performance. The team is now not far away from getting the ticket to India.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 24, 2023