Zimbabwe sweeps 6-0 – Sports

Zimbabwe swept their women’s under-19 T20 international series 6-0 against Namibia as they won the sixth and final match by 40 runs on Sunday.

Batting first, Zimbabwe scored 104 for six wickets in their 20 overs before dismissing Namibia for 64 runs.

In Zimbabwe’s innings, Runyararo Pasipanodya led the way with 42 not out in 44 balls (4×4), while Beloved Biza scored 19 and Kelis Ndhlovu 15.

Mekelaye Mwatile was Namibia’s best bowler, taking two wickets for 22 runs, while Keira Schoeman (1/26), Unombuiro Kanjosa (1/11) and Sonja Siepker (1/11) took one wicket each.

In Namibia’s innings, the Zimbabwe players once again took the lead as wickets fell at regular intervals. Only two batsmen managed to reach double figures, namely Mwatile with 10 and Veronika Tobias with 18, before the entire team was out for 64 with 43 balls remaining.

Ndhlovu was Zimbabwe’s best bowler, taking four wickets for 12 runs, while Buhlebenkosi Maposa took three wickets for five runs.

Biza was the star batsman of the series, scoring a total of 292 runs at an average of 73.00, followed by Pasipanodya with 121 runs at an average of 30.25 and Ndhlovu (113 runs at an average of 22.60). while Mwatile was Namibia’s best batsman with 89 runs and an average of 11.20.

Ndhlovu was the best bowler of the series, taking 16 wickets for 55 runs at an average of 3.44, followed by his compatriots Chipo Moyo (12 wickets for 65 runs, average 5.42) and Kudzai Chigora (seven wickets for 49 runs , average 7.00.)

Kanjosa was Namibia’s top bowler with four wickets for 113 runs at an average of 28.25, while Mwatile took four wickets for 135 runs at an average of 33.75.

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