Zimbabwe Clinches 35-Run Victory Against West Indies in World Cup Qualifiers 2023

Zimbabwe registered their third consecutive victory in the World Cup Qualifiers 2023, defeating West Indies by 35 runs.

Zimbabwe achieved their third consecutive victory in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2023. The team defeated West Indies by 35 runs on Saturday. Zimbabwe set a target of 269 runs while batting first. In response, the West Indies team got all out at a score of 233 runs. Sikandar Raza delivered an outstanding performance for Zimbabwe, scoring 68 runs and taking two wickets. Ryan Burl also scored a half-century with his brilliant innings.

Zimbabwe lost the toss and opted to bat first, scoring 268 runs in 49.5 overs. During this innings, Raza made 68 runs off 58 deliveries, including 6 fours and 2 sixes. Burl contributed 50 runs off 57 balls with 5 fours and a six. Opener and captain Craig Ervine scored 47 runs off 58 balls, and Joylord added 26 runs off 50 deliveries.

For West Indies, Alzarri Joseph took 2 wickets, conceding 42 runs in his 10 overs, including 2 maiden overs. Chemar Holder claimed 3 wickets, giving away 61 runs in his 10 overs. Akil Hussain took 2 wickets, conceding 45 runs in 8 overs. Roston Chase and Myers each took one wicket.

Chasing Zimbabwe’s target, the West Indies team was restricted to 233 runs. Opener Kyle Mayers scored a half-century, making 56 runs off 72 balls. Brandon King contributed 20 runs, while Roston Chase added 44 runs. Nicholas Pooran made 34 runs off 36 deliveries. Jason Holder scored 19 runs before returning to the pavilion.

Sikandar Raza took 2 wickets for Zimbabwe, conceding 36 runs in his 8 overs. Richard Ngarava claimed 2 wickets, giving away 25 runs in 6 overs. Blessing Muzarabani took 2 wickets, conceding 33 runs in 7 overs.

It is worth mentioning that Zimbabwe achieved their third consecutive victory in the World Cup Qualifiers. They defeated Nepal by 8 wickets in their first match and then defeated the Netherlands by 6 wickets. Now, they have secured a 35-run victory over West Indies.


Zimbabwe’s triumph against the West Indies in the World Cup Qualifiers 2023 was a testament to their superior skills, unwavering determination, and remarkable teamwork. Their batsmen displayed finesse and resilience, while the bowlers exhibited accuracy and cunning. This victory will undoubtedly boost Zimbabwe’s confidence as they progress further in the tournament, posing a formidable challenge to their future opponents.

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