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29 Aug 2014

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The next game in the series is on Sunday when Zimbabwe tackle Australia, while South Africa's next game is against the Aussies in Harare on Tuesday.

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29 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe spinner Prosper Utseya received the man-of-the-match accolade for claiming 5/36, including a hat-trick... (Gallo Images)
<strong><em>Zimbabwe spinner Prosper Utseya received the man-of-the-match accolade for claiming 5/36, including a hat-trick... (Gallo Images)</em></strong><br />

29 Aug 2014

Well done to the Proteas on a very professional performance in the field!

Despite the earlier heroics by Zimbabwe, I had a feeling their total would still be enough on a slowish pitch.

South Africa got their selections spot on, playing two specialist spinners, and having enough class in their pace arsenal to prove too much for the hosts.

29 Aug 2014

RESULT: South Africa win by 61 runs

29 Aug 2014

WICKET! Steyn dismisses Vitori, caught behind by De Kock for 3.

Zimbabwe all out for 170 after 38.3 overs.

29 Aug 2014

DID YOU KNOW?

According to Cricinfo, Sachin Tendulkar also started his ODI career with two ducks.

There is hope yet for Rilee Rossouw!

29 Aug 2014

A boundary for Chatara as he smacks McLaren through midwicket...

29 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe  162/9 after 37 overs.

They require 70 runs to win off 78 balls.

29 Aug 2014

Brian Vitori is the last man in for Zimbabwe.

29 Aug 2014

WICKET! Steyn gets his man. He has Chigumbura caught by Rossouw in the deep for 22.

Zimbabwe 169/9 after 36.4 overs.

29 Aug 2014

Baseball style now from Chigumbura as he smacks Steyn for another four, this time down the ground.

29 Aug 2014

Chigumbura clears his left leg and hits Steyn for four over midwicket!

29 Aug 2014

No hat-trick for McLaren as Chatara leaves it behind...

29 Aug 2014

Tendai Chatara is the new batsman in with McLaren on a hat-trick.

29 Aug 2014

Nyumbu may have got a faint glove to it, but he is not happy with the umpire's decision as he walks off...

29 Aug 2014

WICKET! Nyumbu is out first ball, caught behind by De Kock.

Zimbabwe 153/8 after 35.2 overs.

29 Aug 2014

John Nyumbu is the next batsman in.

29 Aug 2014

Utseya tried to run that ball down to third man, but instead gave De Kock some catching practice.

29 Aug 2014

WICKET! Utseya is out for 5, caught behind by De Kock off the bowling of McLaren.

Good response by McLaren after starting with a wide after drinks...

Zimbabwe 153/7 after 35.1 overs.

29 Aug 2014

PowerPlay time!

The Batting Powerplay has now been taken as McLaren continues in the 36th over.

29 Aug 2014

DRINKS BREAK: Zimbabwe 152/6 after 35 overs

Run-rate: 4.34 per over

They require 80 runs to win off 90 balls.

29 Aug 2014

150 up for Zimbabwe, coming after 34.5 overs.

29 Aug 2014

Chigumbura into double figures when he drives McLaren straight down the ground for four.

29 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe's hero with the ball, Prosper Utseya, is now in to bat.

29 Aug 2014

That really should be GAME OVER now folks!

29 Aug 2014

WICKET! McLaren gets the big fish! He has Williams caught by Amla at midwicket.

Williams goes for 46 with Zimbabwe on 138/6 after 31.4 overs.

29 Aug 2014

OVERS 30: Zimbabwe 134/5

Run-rate: 4.46 per over

They require 98 runs to win off 120 balls.

29 Aug 2014

Williams moves into the 40s when he drives Tahir straight down the ground for four. He is Zimbabwe's big hope for a win!

29 Aug 2014

DID YOU KNOW?

Zimbabwe have never beaten South Africa at home, but have have beaten them twice abroad - at the 1999 Cricket World Cup in England and in Durban in 2000.

29 Aug 2014

Phangiso now back on in place of Duminy...

29 Aug 2014

Despite the fall of a wicket, Williams is not holding back as he pulls a Steyn short delivery for four...

29 Aug 2014

Elton Chigumbura is the new batsman in for Zimbabwe.

29 Aug 2014

WICKET! Waller is out for 20, caught by Rossouw on the midwicket boundary after miscuing an attempted pull shot against Steyn.

Zimbabwe 116/5 after 26.2 overs.

29 Aug 2014

Williams reverse-sweeps Duminy for four. He is by far Zimbabwe's most impressive batsman in their recent ODIs...

29 Aug 2014

Off-spinner JP Duminy now into the attack for South Africa.

29 Aug 2014

OVERS 25: Zimbabwe 108/4

Run-rate: 4.32 per over

They require 124 more runs to win off 150 balls.

29 Aug 2014

Waller flicks Steyn down to third man for four... This partnership is growing ominous for South Africa now...

29 Aug 2014

The current partnership between Williams and Waller is 34 off 36 balls.

29 Aug 2014

Dale Steyn is now back on for South Africa in the 25th over.

29 Aug 2014

100 up for Zimbabwe, coming off 23.1 overs.

29 Aug 2014

Both De Kock and Amla dived for it, but it went in between them...

29 Aug 2014

CHANCE! Waller edges Abbott, but it goes straight through 'keeper De Kock and Amla at first slip!

29 Aug 2014

OVERS 20: Zimbabwe 80/4

Run-rate: 4.00 per over

They require 152 runs to win off 180 balls.

29 Aug 2014

Malcolm Waller is the new batsman in for Zimbabwe.

29 Aug 2014

A great catch by Miller, who had to take it leaning backwards...

29 Aug 2014

WICKET! Raza, on 35, is caught by Miller at long-off off the bowling of Tahir.

Zimbabwe 70/4 after 18.1 overs.

29 Aug 2014

5 runs off Tahir's first over.
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