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Report: Zimbabwe beat Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets (#U19CWC)

by Sahir Usman Jan 13, 2018 • 16:16 PM

Zimbabwe beat Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in a Group B match that was reduced to 20 overs a side at Lincoln No 3, Christchurch (20 overs per side) on Saturday. 

They restricted Papua New Guinea to 95 in the opening Group B match and then got to the target with six overs to spare. Wesseley Madevere grabbed three for 19 with his off-spin bowling and then made a brisk 53 not out to be named player of the match. His opening partner Gregory Dollar remained not out on 48.

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Brief Scores

Papua New Guinea 95 all out, 20 Overs (Igo Mahuru 26, Wesseley Madevere 3-19, Milton Shumba 2-19)

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Zimbabwe 98 for no loss (Wesseley Madevere 53 not out, Gregory Dollar 48 not out)

Player of the match: Wesseley Madevere

ICC Media Release