Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh sealed the five-match series beating visiting Zimbabwe by 124 runs in the third ODI in Dhaka on Wednesday.
Important runs and early wickets were the reason for Bangladesh’s win in the third ODI at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur of Dhaka.
Tigers sealed the series with two matches in hand.
The visitors sunk to a new low, recording their biggest loss to Bangladesh in an ODI on the back of a whitewash in the Test series, reports ESPNcricinfo.
This time Zimbabwe were chasing a daunting target of 298; only once have they made a score that high.
There was no repeat tonight as they were bowled out for 173 runs in 39.5 overs, with Arafat Sunny picking up four wickets for a second time in as many matches.
Mashrafe Mortaza and Rubel Hossain took two wickets while Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah picked up one each.
But it was the runs Bangladesh had posted which was decisive.
Anamul Haque was awarded man of the match.
Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain and Shafiul Islam.
Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Regis Chakabva, Elton Chigumbura (capt), Peter Moor, Tinashe Panyangara, Neville Madziva, Solomon Mire and Tafadzwa Kamungozi.