A batting-friendly pitch proved of little assist to Zimbabwe as Bangladesh eased to a 105-run comfort win of their third and last one-day worldwide.
Zimbabwe had already clinched the collection by profitable the primary two video games however had been bowled out for 151 on Wednesday at Harare Sports activities Membership whereas chasing Bangladesh’s 9-256.
The lack of 4 early wickets left the house facet with far an excessive amount of to do and so they subsided to a heavy defeat, utilizing simply 32.2 overs of their allotted 50 overs.
Opener Anamul Haque made 76 from 71 balls for Bangladesh and No.6 Afif Hossain was 85 not out from 81 to arrange the guests’ whole.
It wasn’t an enormous rating on a usually pleasant batting pitch however the hosts did not take benefit.
Zimbabwe misplaced wickets within the first and second overs, and two extra within the sixth over, to slide to 4-18.
At 9-83, Zimbabwe’s final two batters rallied with a 68-run stand — the second-best partnership of the match — as Richard Ngarava made 34 not out and Victor Nyauchi scored 26.
The late surge was entertaining however Zimbabwe nonetheless fell properly brief.
Bangladesh’s tour was nonetheless a hit for Zimbabwe underneath new coach Dave Houghton, who was introduced in for one more spell in cost after Zimbabwe misplaced six straight ODI and T20 video games at dwelling towards Afghanistan in June.
Zimbabwe secured their first ODI collection over a fellow top-tier crew since 2017 after they chased down 291 within the second ODI towards Bangladesh on Sunday.
Additionally they received the T20 collection 2-1 – their first ever 20-over collection win over a top-tier crew.