Zimbabwe progressed to the Super Six stage. During this period, Zimbabwe beat all Test-playing nations except Australia regularly. Zimbabwe beat New Zealand both home and away in — The team also reached finals of many multi-national one day tournaments.
Extras 14 Toss report: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bat first in the opening one-day international of a three-match series against Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza warned his players against complacency ahead of the start of a one day series against outsiders Zimbabwe on Sunday. AFP Zimbabwe go into Sunday's game in Dhaka as whipping boys of international cricket after losing every match during a recent tour of South Africa.
The visitors have not won a one day international in Bangladesh since But if we lose they will take it differently," said Mortaza, whose team are seventh in the world rankings against Zimbabwe's 11th.
It's not as though we have never lost to Zimbabwe. So we have to give per cent," he said.
An eight-wicket loss in Friday's warm-up against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI did not help the visitors' morale, but Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza insisted his side was not despondent. But the main thing is to focus on tomorrow and to focus on the tour and what we have come to achieve," he said.
The guys are upbeat.
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