Twitter reactions: Craig Ervine, Tendai Chatara assist Zimbabwe beat Scotland and attain T20 World Cup Tremendous 12s

Zimbabwe scripted historical past on Friday as they defeated Scotland within the final sport of Spherical 1 to guide a spot within the Tremendous 12 stage of the continued T20 World Cup 2022. Notably, that is the primary time Zimbabwe have made it into the second stage within the historical past of World T20.

Chasing the paltry goal of 133 was by no means going to be a tricky job for Zimbabwe, however they had been in a spot of trouble after shedding three wickets for 42 in 8 overs. Nevertheless, Craig Ervine and Sikandar Raza, the spine of Zimbabwe cricket for the previous decade, stood out as soon as once more and took the workforce to the following stage of the multi-team occasion.

Whereas skipper Ervine smashed an excellent 58 from 54 deliveries, together with 6 fours, Raza scored a quickfire 23-ball 40 with the assistance of three fours and a few maximums. The duo added 64 runs for the fourth wicket, which ultimately helped Zimbabwe end the proceedings in 18.3 overs, with 5 wickets in hand.

Earlier, Zimbabwe’s bowling assault carried out exceptionally properly and restricted the Scottish aspect to 132/6 in 20 overs. Tendai Chatara was their choose of the bowlers, taking two wickets whereas conceding solely 14 runs in his quota of 4 overs, together with a maiden.

Other than Chatara, Richard Ngarava (2/28), Blessing Muzarabani (1/34), and Raza (1/20) chipped in with beneficial contributions. For Scotland, opener George Munsey top-scored with 54 from 51 deliveries, together with seven boundaries.

Right here is how Twitter reacted:

Rahul Diyashi
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