HARARE (agencies) - Zimbabwe eased domestic through three wickets in opposition to United Arab Emirates (UAE) inside the fourth ODI between the sides at the Harare sports activities membership to verify a chain whitewash.

Chasing 176, the hosts initially made wonderful progress, racing to 37/zero inside seven overs before rain reduced the goal to 128 in 30 overs. After the interval they discovered development tougher going, with Brian Chari brushed off for 19 in the ninth over, slashing Mohammad Naveed aerially to Imran Haider at third guy.

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Naveed dismissed Zimbabwe’s other opener in his very next over, bowling Regis Chakabva with a perfect yorker. Sean Williams and Craig Ervine dragged Zimbabwe to 79/2, but 3 wickets in 4 balls gave the vacationers the ascendancy. Zahoor Khan nicked off Ervine earlier than Rohan Mustafa bowled each of Williams and new guy PJ Moor.

Timycen Maruma’s cameo turned into critical. He smashed 35 off 20 balls, at one point hitting Mustafa for two fours and a six in 3 balls, after which hanging Haider for a 4 and a six in consecutive balls. His dismissal, bowled by means of Shaiman Anwar, noticed Zimbabwe’s nerves resurface, with Ryan Burl and Sikandar Raza scoring one run in eight balls earlier than the former become run out after being sent returned. However the harm have been carried out, and obstacles in four balls saw them seal a 3-wicket win with time to spare.

UAE may want to take coronary heart from their effort with the ball, however have been left an excessive amount of to do after every other lacklustre batting attempt. They had been given a sturdy platform through Chirag Suri and CP Rizwan, who helped them up to 91/2. But each changed into dismissed quick of their half-centuries, and nobody became capable of offer a final flourish.

Muhammad Usman chipped in with a 24-ball 27, however on the complete Zimbabwe kept things tight, with Williams proving especially cost-efficient, rattling via 10 overs to finish with 2/27. UAE’s one hundred seventy five in no way gave the look of sufficient, and difficult although they fought, it proved to be the case.