Windies defeat Zimbabwe
West Indies started their tour of the United Arab Emirates on a winning note with an 18-run victory over Zimbabwe at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Batting first, the regional side made 147 for seven from their 20 overs, before limiting Zimbabwe to just 129 for seven from their 20 overs.
Allrounder Dwayne Bravo was the Man-of the-Match with 55 off 48 balls including four fours and two sixes.
He added 60 for the fourth wicket with wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin, who made 40 off 33 balls – with two fours and two big sixes.
Bravo was also the best bowler, taking two wickets off consecutive balls in the penultimate over — which went for just four runs.
He was backed up by left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn who took 2-25 off his four over