ICC World Twenty20: Zimbabwe alive in tournament with last-ball win over Netherlands

The win keeps Zimbabwe in the race to qualify for the Super 10 stage of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament after they lost their first match to Ireland. They face the UAE on Friday.

updated: March 19, 2014 19:58 IST
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Sylhet, Bangladesh: Skipper Brendan Taylor and Hamilton Masakadza kept Zimbabwe's hopes alive in the World Twenty20 tournament Wednesday with a hard-fought five-wicket win over the Netherlands in Sylhet.

Taylor hit a solid 39-ball 49 while Masakadza scored a 45-ball 43 to guide Zimbabwe past their 141-run target off the last ball.

When Taylor was dismissed after hitting two fours and a six, 15 runs were needed off the last 11 balls.

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