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All-round Chibhabha helps Zimbabwe level series 2-2

Afghanistan batting folds for 161 after its bowlers do well to restrict the opposition for 226

All-round Chibhabha helps Zimbabwe level series 2-2 - Cricket News
Chamu Chibhabha put up a solid all-round effort to help Zimbabwe level the five-match series 2-2.
Zimbabwe beat Afghanistan by 66 runs in the fourth One-Day International between the two teams at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday (January 4), with Chamu Chibhabha putting up a solid all-round effort, to level the five-match series 2-2.
The result, arrived at when Afghanistan folded for 161 in response to Zimbabwe’s 226, meant that the fifth and final encounter on Wednesday became a decider.
Choosing to bat on a pleasant evening, Zimbabwe got off to a great start, with openers Peter Moor and Chibhabha both hitting half-centuries. They batted for 22.5 overs, putting up 92 runs, before Moor was caught by Dawlat Zadran off Rashid Khan at long-on for 52 in 72 balls.
Malcolm Waller then joined Chibhabha and the two took the score past three figures with a second-wicket partnership of 68 off 39 balls. Waller fell for 15 in the 30th over, caught by Hashmatullah Shahid off Mirwais Ashraf, and Rashid returned three overs later to dismiss Chibhabha (53 in 92).

From then, Afghanistan took control, drying up the runs for the opposition, which failed to string any big partnerships and make good use of the platform the top order provided.
Dawlat (3/54) and Rashid (3/43) were the main wicket takers, and were ably supported by Amir Hamza (2/31) and Mirwais (2/36).
Afghanistan’s chase, however, didn’t quite take off, with Neville Madziva started the fall of wickets, sending back Noor Ali Zadran in the first over for four. 
Mohammad Shahzad, the other opener, kept the runs coming, but he ran out of support from the other end once Madziva triggered a collapse starting with the wicket of Asghar Stanikzai in the fifth over.
Hashmatullah Shahidi and Shahzad then put up a patient fifth-wicket partnership of 36 off 58 balls, but once Graeme Cremer trapped the latter lbw for 45 in 72 balls, it was only a matter of time before Afghanistan’s resistance came to an end.
Karim Sadiq, Shafiqullah and Mirwais batted alongside Hashmatullah for another 13 overs, but the runs had stopped coming, forcing the batsmen to attempt big shots, which led to more soft dismissals. Hashmatullah made 31 off 67 deliveries, hitting two fours. 
Chibhabha ended as the most successful bowler for Zimbabwe, returning figures of 4 for 25 in his ten overs. Cramer and Madziva bagged two wickets each.
Given that it was down 2-0 at one stage, Zimbabwe will be proud of what it has achieved in the last two games, and hope to end the series well, and register its first series win since beating Ireland 2-1 at home in October last year.