Zimbabwe took on Netherlands at the Harare Sports Club in the third and final match of the series and defeated the visitors by seven wickets.

After winning the toss, Netherlands elected to bat and managed to post 231 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their allotted 50 overs. The top scorers for Netherlands were Max O’Dowd (38), Colin Ackermann (37), and Scott Edwards (34). Meanwhile, Zimbabwe’s bowling attack put up an impressive performance, with Sean Williams picking up three wickets for 41 runs and Sikandar Raza and Tendai Chatara taking two and one wickets, respectively.

In response, Zimbabwe chased down the target with ease, amassing 235 runs for the loss of only three wickets in just 41.4 overs. Gary Ballance played a vital role in the chase, scoring an unbeaten 64 off 72 balls, while Wesley Madhevere and Craig Ervine contributed with 50 and 44 runs, respectively. Williams also chipped in with handy 43 runs.

On the other hand, Netherlands bowlers struggled to contain the host batters. Shariz Ahmad picked up two wickets but conceded 71 runs in his 9.4 overs. Zimbabwe won the match by seven wickets with 50 balls to spare.

In the mean time, William for his all-round performance was adjudged the ‘Player of the Match’ and the ‘Player of the Series.’ Notably

With this win, Zimbabwe won the series 2-1, having lost the first match but winning the second and third matches convincingly. Zimbabwe would be pleased with their overall performance in the series and the way their players made an impressive comeback.

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