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Zimbabwe,Scotland Share Spoils

Zimbabwe and Scotland shared the spoils in their final group B match of the cricket world cup qualifiers played at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo.

Sean Williams (2ndL) of Zimbabwe celebrates taking the wicket of Callum MacLeod (C) of Scotland during the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier between Zimbabwe and Scotland at Queens Sports Club on March 12, 2018 in Bulawayo, Zim Pictuber by ICC

The fiercely contested encounter was tied at 210 all.

The chevrons had an explosive start to their innings with a small cameo by Cephas “ Mayor” Zhuawo of 18 runs off 8 balls. Mayor perished after playing one shot too many.

Brendan Taylor managed to stabilise things in the middle overs with a fine knock of 44 runs.

However, Zimbabwe suffered a late collapse after being bowled out for 210.

Scotland bowler Sayfaan Shariff five-wicket haul and an economy rate of 3.38 earned him player of the match.

Both teams qualified for the super 6 and will carry 3 points each to the next stage. Zimbabwe tops the group ahead of Scotland due to superior net run rate.

Afghanistan also qualified to the super 6 with the assistance of Nepal who beat Hong Kong by 5 wickets after chasing down a target of 153  runs.

Ireland booked their super 6 ticket by making light work of the United Arab Emirates beating them by 226 runs (Duckworth Lewis Method ).

The Irish posted 313/6 while UAE never got going as they were bowled out cheaply for 91. Despite the loss, the boys from the gulf managed to make it to the super 6.

West Indies stretched their unbeaten run to  4 matches as they beat Netherlands by 58 runs ( DLS). The men from the Caribbean first date of the super 6 is on Thursday 15 March against Afghanistan at Harare sports club.

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