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Taylor-cut win for Zimbabwe

August 3, 2006
Match Report

Bangladesh batsman Aftab Ahmed Chowdhury celebrates his half-century in the third One-Day International against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh, who lost the toss and were put in to bat, were dismissed for 236 in 49 overs. Zimbabwe replied with 238 for eight to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. Brendan Taylor hit the winning runs with a six off the last ball.

Ahmed needed 39 balls to smash his 53, which included seven fours and two sixes.

He was well-supported by Rajin Saleh, who scored a cautious 54. Saleh and Ahmed added 70 runs for the third wicket.
Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

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