Bangladesh wins 2nd ODI vs. Zimbabwe to take series
Harare: Bangladesh won the second one-day international against Zimbabwe by three wickets with five balls remaining to claim the series.
Bangladesh passed the victory target of 241 in the last over and finished on 242-7 to lead the series 2-0 with one game to play.
Shakib Al Hasan hit 96 not out to continue a brilliant series for him. His five wickets in the first game saw him become Bangladesh's highest wicket-taker in ODIs.
Shakib's unbeaten 69-run partnership with No. 9 Mohammad Saifuddin (28 not out) took Bangladesh home.
Zimbabwe had a chance when Bangladesh was 130-5 but couldn't keep the pressure on.
Wessley Madhevere made 56 in Zimbabwe's 240-9 in 50 overs. Captain Brendan Taylor scored 46.
Shakib also took two wickets with his left-arm spin to help Bangladesh's bowling effort.
The third ODI is on Tuesday.