India tour of Zimbabwe 2015
The first ODI match of the India Vs Zimbabwe series was played on Friday, July 10. India won the match by 4 runs. Zimbabwe gave a solid competition to the India, but couldn't reach the target in time. India while playing first scored 255 runs for 6 wickets in 50 overs.
This India tour of Zimbabwe 2015 includes 3 ODIs and 2 T20 matches of which first ODI match was played today. Zimbabwe won the toss and chose to field. India batted first in the captainship of Ajinkya Rahane, who scored 34 runs today. Ambati Rayudu scored highest 124 runs in 133 balls and gave India a good start. Stuart Binny (77) also managed to complete his fifty. India made 255 runs in 50 overs with the loss of 6 wickets.
Donald Tiripano and Chamu Chibhabha each took 2 wickets for Zimbabwe and Brian Vitori got 1 wicket.
India Score Card
Zimbabwe opt to bat second and were given the target of 256 runs to be chased in 50 overs. Openers couldn't do well for the scorecard, but captain Elton Chigumbura, who came at fourth place, scored a 100 and remained not out, but even his century couldn't help Zimbabwe reaching the target. In the last over, they needed 10 runs, but could only made 5.
Stuart Binny and Axar Patel each took 2 wickets while Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni and Harbhajan Singh managed to get 1 wicket each. India won the match by 4 runs.
Zimbabwe Score Card