Zimbabwe beat South Africa by 29 runs

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Harare: Chris Mpofu picked up 3/20 in 4 overs to seal a thumping victory over South Africa in the 3rd T20 of the Zimbabwe Twenty20 Triangular Series.

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After a good start, South Africa went off track with their middle order of Justin Ontong (4), Dane Vilas (0) and Jean-Paul Duminy (6) went cheaply as the Proteas were bundled out for 147 in 19.2 overs. Graeme Cremer also picked up three wickets conceding 29 runs.

Earlier in the day, In the third match of the Zimbabwe Twenty20 Triangular Series between South Africa and Zimbabwe, hosts Zimbabwe have put up a formidable total of 176 for the loss of 4 wickets courtesy half centuries by openers Vusi Sibanda (58) and Hamilton Masakadza (55).

Captain Brendon Taylor also chipped in with a breezy 38 runs off 21 balls.

Earlier, Zimbabwe won the toss and who chose to bat first.