South Africa Crush Zimbabwe to Take Series

South Africa defeated Zimbabwe by 61 runs to win the second ODI and take an invincible 2-0 series lead.

updated: August 19, 2014 22:48 IST
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South Africa's pacers combined to hand the tourists a sound win.

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Bulawayo: South Africa claimed the one-day international series against Zimbabwe today after a 61-run victory in the second game gave the tourists an unassailable 2-0 lead. (Scorecard)

South Africa made 257 after being put in at Queens Sports Club and Zimbabwe's batting lineup crumbled in pursuit of only an average score on a tame pitch to be bowled out for 196 in the last over.

Zimbabwe was 88-6 at one point before a minor flurry of runs down the order. Sean Williams provided the only prolonged resistance with his 55.

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