Date: 23 January 2009, Friday
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur,
Kick off: 09:00 local time (03:00 GMT)
I already mention that this is a series deciding match and the winner of the match will win the series. So, it is expected that it will be full of excitement and cricket fans of both
Lack of consistency is one of the major problems for
Another important thing is that Bangladeshi batsmen failed to show enough resistance against Zimbabwean spinners. In fact, Zimbabwean spinners picked up 13 out of 20
Now, let us look at the Zimbabwean team.
Another thing is that Zimbabwean bowlers also need to show a killer instinct. Their main bowling strength is their two spin bowlers: Raymond Price and Prosper Utseya. Raymond Price picked up four wickets in the first ODI, followed by a good performance in the second ODI. Price picked up one wicket in the second ODI in his allotted 10 overs. Prosper Utseya also bowled very well in both the matches and his batting in the lower order has also become an added advantage for the Zimbabwean team.
Before the start of the three match series, Bangladeshi captain Mohammad Ashraful said they were looking to white wash the visitors. However, they have already lost one match in the ODI series. Now, they have to win the third match in order to ensure the series victory.
Mohammad Ashraful could not play well in the first two matches. But he is confident that he would come back with a big score in the 3rd ODI. Tamim Iqbal is another batsman who is currently out of form as he scored only 74 runs in the last 5 innings.
I think the current Zimbabwean team has improved a lot over the last couple of years. Even though there are many who think Zimbabwean team is yet to become a team that were 6 to 7 year back when players like Andy Flower, Grand Flower played together. However, you have to admit that the team touring
Online Live Score and Updates
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