Opener Vusimuzi Sibanda top scored with a 59-run knock that came off 46 balls with five boundaries and a six as Zimbabwe fought off a late challenge from Hong Kong to win by 14 runs.
Hong Kong skipper Tanwir Afzal applied the brakes to finish with impressive figures of 2-19 and then struck 31 in 17 balls but was unable to see his team home.
Zimbabwe 158 for 8 (Sibanda 59, Afzal 2-19) beat Hong Kong 144 for 6 (Atkinson 53, Tiripano 2-27) by 14 runs.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2016 ICC T20 World Cup 1s ...
Series Tagged in ClipDex2016 ICC T20 World Cup
Players Tagged in ClipDexMasakadza, Hamilton Tanwir Afzal Campbell, Ryan J Williams, Sean C Sibanda, Vusimuzi Chigumbura, Elton
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