Friday, 17 July 2015

India vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20: India won by 54 Runs

India tour of Zimbabwe 2015


After winning the ODI series with 3-0, India has also won the first T20 International match against Zimbabwe played on Friday, 17th July. While batting first, India scored 178 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Zimbabwe could only score 124 runs in 20 overs and lost 7 wickets.

Axar Patel has been chosen the Man of the Match for his 3/17 in 4 overs.

The first T20 match of the two T20 match series between India and Zimbabwe was played today at Harare Sports Club, Harare. India won the toss and chose to bat and scored 178 runs with the loss of 5 wickets in its innings. Ajinkya Rahane (c) scored 33 of 32 balls, Murali Vijay 34 of 19 balls and Robin Uthappa (wk) 39 of 35 balls. The team lost 5 of its wickets and jotted down 178 runs in 20 overs.

Chris Mpofu took 3 wickets for Zimbabwe.

India Innings Score Card

Zimbabwe was given a target of 179 runs to be chased in 20 overs, but it could only score 124 runs and lost 7 wickets. Hamilton Masakadza scored highest 28 runs of 24 balls.

Axar Patel took 3 wickets for India.

Zimbabwe Innings Score Card


Notable Points:
  1. This is Zimbabwe's 9th successive T20 defeat at Harare

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