Zim U19 Fall to 3rd Successive Loss

Another tri-series match, another defeat for Zimbabwe U19, this time falling to South Africa U19. Choosing to bat first, they posted a below-par 176, only completing 38 of their 50 overs and giving the hosts an easy chase. James Bruce was the pick of the bunch for the Zimbabweans, top scoring with 45. Zim's bowlers took a few early wickets in the South African innings, reducing them to 39/4 in the 13th over and giving themselves a chance, but no further wickets fell as Shaylin Pillay (91*) and Murray Coetzee (51*) completed the chase with 4 overs to spare. Full scorecard below the cut.
Zimbabwe 176 (38.2 overs; Bruce 45, Nqweni 3/40), South Africa 177/4 (45.4 overs; Pillay 91*, Bowie 3/25). South Africa U19 win by 6 wickets. (Match report & scorecard)

Zimbabwe Under-19s innings (50 overs maximum) 	
                                                R 	M 	B 	4s 	6s 	SR
KT Kasuza† 	c Bowes b Engelbrecht 	        0 	2 	4 	0 	0 	0.00
L Masasire 	lbw b Frylinck 	                30 	49 	29 	4 	1 	103.44
M Bentley* 	b Nqweni 	                30 	83 	70 	3 	0 	42.85
JM Bruce 	c †Coetzee b Pillay 	        45 	85 	59 	5 	0 	76.27
MB Lake 	c †Coetzee b Nqweni 	        8 	20 	8 	1 	0 	100.00
R Burl 	        c Ngoepe b Pillay 	        10 	19 	14 	1 	0 	71.42
LM Jongwe 	lbw b Ngoepe 	                4 	14 	9 	0 	0 	44.44
L Nherera 	c & b Nqweni 	                1 	17 	7 	0 	0 	14.28
P Zimwa 	c de Bruyn b Ngoepe 	        0 	2 	2 	0 	0 	0.00
CR Light 	run out (Nqweni) 	        21 	25 	19 	2 	1 	110.52
K Bowie 	not out 	                10 	17 	9 	0 	1 	111.11
	Extras 	(lb 3, w 12, nb 2) 	        17 					
	Total 	(all out; 38.2 overs; 171 mins) 176 	(4.59 runs per over)

Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Kasuza, 0.4 ov), 2-52 (Masasire, 11.4 ov), 3-82 (Bentley, 19.4 ov), 
4-105 (Lake, 23.6 ov), 5-138 (Burl, 29.4 ov), 6-142 (Bruce, 31.3 ov), 7-142 (Jongwe, 32.3 ov), 
8-142 (Zimwa, 32.5 ov), 9-143 (Nherera, 34.2 ov), 10-176 (Light, 38.2 ov)

Bowling 	O 	M 	R 	W 	Econ 		
R Engelbrecht 	5.2 	1 	23 	1 	4.31 	(2w) 	
C Dry 	        7 	0 	37 	0 	5.28 	(2w) 	
JN Frylinck 	7 	0 	28 	1 	4.00 	(1w) 	
L Ngoepe 	7 	1 	29 	2 	4.14 	(4w) 	
SSN Nqweni 	7 	0 	40 	3 	5.71 	(2nb, 2w) 	
S Pillay 	5 	0 	16 	2 	3.20 	(1w) 	


South Africa Under-19s innings (target: 177 runs from 50 overs) 	
                                        R 	M 	B 	4s 	6s 	SR
Q de Kock* 	c Bentley b Bowie 	19 	42 	31 	2 	0 	61.29
C Bowes 	c Nherera b Bowie 	1 	8 	5 	0 	0 	20.00
TB de Bruyn 	c †Kasuza b Bruce 	0 	9 	6 	0 	0 	0.00
S Pillay 	not out 	        91 	163 	124 	10 	0 	73.38
L Ngoepe 	c Jongwe b Bowie 	2 	7 	13 	0 	0 	15.38
MG Coetzee† 	not out 	        51 	121 	99 	4 	0 	51.51
	Extras 	(b 4, w 5, nb 4) 	13 					
	Total 	(4 wickets; 45.4 overs) 177 	(3.87 runs per over)

Did not bat: D Rosier, SSN Nqweni, C Dry, JN Frylinck, R Engelbrecht

Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Bowes, 1.6 ov), 2-10 (de Bruyn, 4.3 ov), 3-26 (de Kock, 9.3 ov), 
4-39 (Ngoepe, 13.2 ov)

Bowling 	O 	M 	R 	W 	Econ 		
JM Bruce 	9 	0 	34 	1 	3.77 		
K Bowie 	9.4 	0 	25 	3 	2.58 	(3w) 	
MB Lake 	3 	0 	25 	0 	8.33 	(3nb) 	
LM Jongwe 	7 	1 	18 	0 	2.57 	(1nb, 1w) 	
CR Light 	2 	0 	9 	0 	4.50 		
P Zimwa 	9 	0 	30 	0 	3.33 	(1w) 	
L Nherera 	4 	0 	22 	0 	5.50 		
M Bentley 	2 	0 	10 	0 	5.00 		

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