Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
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Bangladesh avoid whitewash beating Zimbabwe in 3rd ODI

Bangladesh avoided whitewash after beating Zimabwe by 105 runs in the dead-rubber third one-day international against series winners Zimbabwe in Harare on Wednesday.

Bijoy struck 76 off 71, smashing six fours and four sixes while Afif hit 81 ball-85 not out with the help of six fours and two sixes as Bangladesh piled up 256-9 after being asked to bat first. Bangladesh bowlers then bowled in a disciplined channel to bowl Zimbabwe out for 151 in 32.2 overs.
  
Musrtafizur Rahman claimed 4-17 while Ebadot Hossain, on his debut and Taijul Islam snapped up two wickets apiece. Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Hasan Mahmud took one wicket each. 

No. 10 and No. 11 are the top scorers for Zimbabwe, they put up a fight after they were 9 down for 83 runs. Afif is the Player of the Match. Sikandar Raza is the Player of the Series.