Sikandar Raza Revels as Zimbabwe Rout Afghanistan

Sikandar Raza's 141 helped hosts Zimbabwe bring down Afghanistan's 256-7 and win  by eight wickets.

updated: July 20, 2014 20:25 IST
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Sikandar Raza's century helped Zimbabwe take a 2-0 lead against Afghanistan.


Bulawayo: Sikandar Raza struck 141 runs as Zimbabwe cruised to an eight-wicket one-day international (ODI) triumph over Afghanistan in Bulawayo Sunday.

A century from 17-year-old Usman Ghani was pivotal as Afghanistan made 256-7 in 50 overs at Queens Sports Club in the southern Zimbabwe city.

But a succession of Afghan bowlers had no answer to right-hander Raza, who combined with Hamilton Masakadza for a 224-run opening partnership.

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