Previous series was test series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. That was very good series for Bangladesh because they whitewash the Zimbabwe. Shakib Al Hasan was the big man for Bangladesh in that series. Toss of first one day international was won by Zimbabwe and they put Bangladesh first to bat. Openers were in good form. This time the top order of collapse and lose their first 4 wickets on just 70 runs on the score board. Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim played sensibly and complete their fifties. They give some pace to the Bangladesh innings. That was not enough. Then Shakib starts aggressive batting. He was hitting the bowl everywhere for the boundary. He completes his century and went back to the pavilion on the very good delivery. Now the Bangladesh score was 218 for 5. Sabbir Rahman plays the little quick innings. Bangladesh set the total of 281 runs on the score board.
Now the target to the Zimbabwe was 282 runs. This was very huge target for them. But in Zimbabwe side, there are also good players. These players can give the tough time to any bowling line. Their 2 wickets fall on the total of 47 runs. Now they will have to carefully but they fail. They lose the wicket of their main batsman Hamilton Masakadza on the total of 98. The pressure was on Zimbabwe to comeback in this game. But they could not do anything against the brilliant bowling of Shakib Al Hasan. He was bowling with great accuracy. He took 4 important wickets and never gives any chance to Zimbabwe to settle. Their innings comes to the end on the total of 194 runs. Bangladesh won this match by the good margin of 87 runs. They go 1-0 up in the series. Shakib Al Hasan was the man of the match due to his all rounder performance.