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Zimbabwe thumped by Bangladesh
07 Nov 2015 at 15:08hrs | Views
Shakib Al Hasan completed his maiden five-wicket haul as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 145 runs in the first one-day international to take a 1-0 lead in a three-match series in Dhaka on Saturday.
Mushfiqur Rahim hit 107 off 109 balls to guide Bangladesh to 273-9 before Shakib's 5-47 helped the hosts dismiss Zimbabwe for 128 in 36.1 overs.
The second match of the series will be held in the same venue on Monday.
Bangladesh 273-9 in 50 overs (Mushfiqur Rahim 107, Sabbir Rahman 57; Sikandar Raza 2-47) and Zimbabwe 128 all out in 36.1 overs ( E. Chigumbura 41; Shakib Al Hasan 5-47)
Source - AFP