Zimbabwe v Middlesex
Middlesex in Zimbabwe 1980/81
VenueQueens Sports Club, Bulawayo on 4th, 5th, 6th October 1980 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultZimbabwe won by 4 wickets
UmpiresID Robinson, A Wilmot
Close of play day 1Zimbabwe (1) 87/1 (Brown 34*, Bentley 6*; 31 overs)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 160/6 (Tomlins 5*, Emburey 0*; 50 overs)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+PR Downtonlbw b Traicos23     
WN Slacklbw b Kaschula20     
*CT Radleyb Kaschula6     
MW Gattingc Fletcher b Traicos71     
RO Butcherb Hogg7     
KP Tomlinsc Brown b Hogg1     
JE Embureyc Fletcher b Kaschula1     
MWW Selveyc Bentley b Kaschula67     
RJ Marulbw b Kaschula25     
WG Merrylbw b Kaschula1     
SP Hughesnot out0     
Extras(8 b, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-43 (Downton), 2-47 (Slack), 3-60 (Radley), 4-96 (Butcher), 5-98 (Tomlins), 6-104 (Emburey), 7-143 (Gatting), 8-221 (Maru), 9-230 (Selvey), 10-231 (Merry, 73.4 ov)
Zimbabwe bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg11   4192--
Fletcher6   0360--
Traicos25   4652--
Bentley6   1200--
de Grandhomme6   2140--

Zimbabwe first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RD Brownb Emburey39     
*DAG Fletcherc Hughes b Emburey38     
RM Bentleyb Emburey39     
TW Dunkc and b Maru10     
JG Heronb Emburey11     
AJ Pycroftb Maru27     
IP Butchartlbw b Emburey10     
LL de Grandhommec Downton b Hughes15     
AJ Traicoslbw b Merry14     
VR Hoggnot out6     
RH Kaschulac Maru b Merry0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 12 nb, 2 w)22
Total(all out, 98 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-70 (Fletcher), 2-99 (Brown), 3-138 (Bentley), 4-150 (Dunk), 5-163 (Heron), 6-179 (Butchart), 7-205, 8-217, 9-226, 10-231 (98 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey3   1100--
Hughes14   3341--
Emburey40   16765--
Merry12   4292--
Maru29   7602--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+PR Downtonc Butchart b Bentley29     
WN Slackb Kaschula24     
*CT Radleyst Brown b Traicos30     
MW Gattingst Brown b de Grandhomme54     
RO Butcherc Fletcher b de Grandhomme6     
KP Tomlinsc Brown b Kaschula16     
RJ Marulbw b Kaschula9     
JE Embureynot out31     
MWW Selveyc and b Kaschula2     
WG Merrylbw b Traicos1     
SP Hughesc Heron b Traicos0     
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 77 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Downton), 2-54 (Slack), 3-139 (Gatting), 4-141 (Radley), 5-147 (Butcher), 6-160 (Maru), 7-186 (Tomlins), 8-200 (Selvey), 9-203 (Merry), 10-211 (Hughes, 77 ov)
Zimbabwe bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg4   0220--
Bentley7   1111--
Traicos30   6593--
Kaschula30   7984--
de Grandhomme6   2122--

Zimbabwe second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RD Brownb Emburey18     
*DAG Fletcherc Radley b Maru40     
RM Bentleyc Merry b Emburey34     
JG Heronst Downton b Emburey66     
AJ Pycroftnot out25     
TW Dunklbw b Emburey10     
IP Butchartlbw b Emburey0     
LL de Grandhommenot out7     
AJ Traicosdid not bat      
VR Hoggdid not bat      
RH Kaschuladid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(6 wickets, 73.1 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (Brown), 2-67 (Fletcher), 3-166 (Bentley), 4-166 (Heron), 5-195 (Dunk), 6-203 (Butchart)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey23   5680--
Hughes7   1200--
Merry1   0120--
Maru9   2301--

--> MWW Selvey (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in First-Class matches
--> RJ Maru (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches
--> AJ Traicos made his debut for Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> RM Bentley made his debut for Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> AJ Traicos made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> KP Tomlins made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> PR Downton made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> WG Merry made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> RM Bentley made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> RH Kaschula achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 6-124)