South Africa beat Zimbabwe

August 18, 2014 - 12:00:00 am

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe:  South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 93 runs in the first one-day international at the Queen’s Sports Club yesterday.

The Proteas piled up 309-3 in their 50 overs with opener Hashim Amla top-scoring on 122 not out.

Zimbabwe were dismissed for 216 in the last over as South Africa took a 1-0 lead in the three-game series.