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Zimbabwe beat GCA in warm-up game

October 05, 2006 20:55 IST

Zimbabwe defeated Gujarat Cricket Association President's XI by 30 runs in a warm-up match ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

Replying to the visitors' total of 236 for 7 in 50 overs, GCA were all out for 206 in 48.2 overs.

Opener Azhar Bilakhia (53) top-scored for the hosts while middle order batsman Bhavik Thakar contributed 37 runs.

Stand-in Zimbabwean captain and off-spinner S Matsikanyeri claimed four wickets.

Earlier in the day, GCA, led by Parthiv Patel, restricted the Africans to a modest total after putting them in.

The spinners played a prominent role for the hosts, claiming five of the seven Zimbabwean wickets.


R T Duffin c Parthiv b Parmar 47
S Matsikenyeri c Bhavik b Trivedi 19
C J Chibhabha c Parthiv b Tandel 5
H Masakadza lbw b N K Patel 52
B R M Taylor lbw Solanki 10
E Chigumbura c Trivedi b Parmar 2
H P Rinke not out 41
Mupariwa c Modi b Solanki 17
A J Ireland not out 1.
Extras: (LB 4, W 33, NB 5) 42
Total: (7 wickets; 50 overs ) 236

Fall of wickets: 1-42, 2-65, 3-139, 4-165, 5-167,6-173, 7-230.

Bowling: Trivedi 10-1-30-1, Tandel 6-0-39-1, Mazumdar 5-0-42-0, A A Bilakhia 3-0-21-0, Solanki 10-0-35-2, Parmar 10-0-33-2, NK Patel 6-1-32-1.

Gujarat President's XI:
N D Modi c Taylor b Ireland 6
A A Bilakhia b Kamungozi 53
N K Patel c Taylor b Chigumbura 27
B D Thaker c Masakadza b Matsikenyeri 37
A Y Brahmabhatt c Taylor b Matsikenyeri 11
V Solanki c Masakadza b Matsikenyeri 21
S K Trivedi c Chibhabha b Matsikenyeri 3
N Parmar not out 14
K Tandel b Rinke 13
H A Majmudar run out (Taylor) 9
Extras: (W 10, NB 2) 12
Total: (all out; 48.2 overs) 206

Fall of wickets: 1-25, 2-85, 3-86, 4-107, 5-130, 6-155, 7-157, 8-172, 9-191 and 10-206.

Bowling: E C Rainsford 9.2-1-36-0, A J Ireland 4-0-10-1, T Mupariwa 4-0-22-0, E Chigumbura 6-0-30-2, C J Chibhabha 3-0-17-0, T Kamungozi 10-0-34-1, S Matsikenyeri 9-0-45-4, H P Rinke 3-0-12-1.