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Afghanistan wins last ODI, draws Zimbabwe series
Afghanistan comes from 2 games down to draw ODI series against Zimbabwe
Associated Press
2014-07-24 11:22 PM

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Afghanistan came from 2-0 down to draw the one-day international series with Zimbabwe 2-2 after a 100-run win in the final game on Thursday.

Afghanistan made 259 at Queens Sports Club and bowled Zimbabwe out for 159. The victory gave Afghanistan a share of the spoils in its first ODI series against a test-playing nation.

The visitors' score was based on contributions from the middle order, with wicketkeeper-batsman Shafiqullah top-scoring with 56 from 43 balls.

Donald Tiripano took 5-63 for Zimbabwe.

The Afghanistan bowlers secured victory by bowling out Zimbabwe in 38 overs. Left-arm spinner Sharafuddin Ashraf led with 3-29 while Dawlat Zadran and Aftab Alam took two wickets each.

Richmond Mutumbami made 64 for Zimbabwe on his ODI debut.

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