Vusi Sibanda missed the record for highest run scorer from Zimbabwe by a run vs Hong Kong © AFP
Vusi Sibanda missed the record for highest run scorer from Zimbabwe by a run vs Hong Kong © AFP

With ICC World Twenty20 (T20) 2016 going on at the moment, the 1st Match is being played between Hong Kong and Zimbabwe. The best team from here will play in the main tournament against Super 10 teams. Zimbabwe who crumbled in the initial overs, bounced back and gave the perfect finish to their innings scoring 158 for 8 in 20 overs. Vusi Sibanda remained the highest scorer for Zimbabwe scoring 59 but missed opportunoty to score 60 runs and remaining not out until the end of the innings going par Brendan Taylor who is at the top from Zimbabwe for highest run scorer. Hong Kong had won the toss and chose to field. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Hong Kong vs Zimbabwe, ICC World T20 2016, Match 1 at Nagpur 

In the earlier overs, Hamilton was out for 20 after providing the boost for Zimbabwe with two boundaries and a six from three consecutive balls. Slowly the wickets started crumbling and it was Malcolm Waller who contributed the required support to Sibanda until Sibanda had to leave for 59 missing the opportunity to score 60 being the first Zimbabwe to score the same. Elton Chigumbura gave the required lift to the innings with consecutive sixes in 2nd last over. Until the last over, wickets kept crumbling but Chigumbura went strong and played extremely well. READ: ICC World T20 2016: Vusi Sibanda leads Zimbabwe to 158 for 8 vs Hong Kong

Vusi Sibanda scored his first half-century in style with a six going all the way in just 41 balls with five 4′s and six. Richmond Mitumbani was the new batsman on crease to join Sibanda, but Hong Kong continued to exceed runs to Zimbabwe. Sooner Mutambani was out grabbed by Afzal.
he much talked about Ryan Campbell came under bowling attack and he got his first with a run out of Sikandar Raza.