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India tour of Zimbabwe 2015
2nd T20I, Zimbabwe vs India at Harare Sports Club, Harare, Zimbabwe (19 Jul 2015)
Zimbabwe

145/7 (20) RR:7.25

Zimbabwe won by 10 runs

MOM: Chamu Chibhabha
India

135/9 (20) RR:6.75

For the visitors, Axar Patel, again showed good control and was rewarded with the wicket of Sean Williams. Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled well in the slog overs and picked up two wickets. After a disappointing show in the first game, Zimbabwe need to up their game to overcome their fancied opponents.

On the back of Chamu Chibhabha's fine fifty, Zimbabwe reached a decent total on the board. Chibhabha showed good improvisation to keep the scorecard moving. In the 13th over, he showed his ability to improvise by collecting a couple of boundaries off Mohit Sharma. He also thwacked Mohit across the line for a four in the 18th over. Hamilton Masakadza too played a breezy knock, but threw his wicket away just when he had got set.

Over: 20 0 1 W 2 1 0 ZIM 145/7
Cremer 0(1) M Waller 6(6) Mohit Sharma 4-0-28-2

19.6 - Mohit Sharma to Cremer, no run, nicely bowled by Mohit, slips in the slower delivery, Cremer made room for the big swing, misses it completely. They think about stealing a bye, but wisely decide against it. Zimbabwe finish with 145

19.5 - Mohit Sharma to M Waller, 1 run, slower short ball from Mohit, Waller goes deep into the crease and hacks it towards deep mid-wicket, goes to the fielder on the bounce

19.4 - Mohit Sharma to M Waller, 2 runs, full and just outside off, Waller makes room and slices it away square behind point, comes back for the second run

Graeme Cremer, right handed bat, comes to the crease

19.3 - Mohit Sharma to Utseya, out Caught by A Patel!! India are chipping away! This was the slower bouncer from Mohit, Utseya was hopping across on the pull, he was in no position to play the shot, ends up getting a top-edge over mid-wicket. Axar runs in from the deep, slides forward and completes a good catch. Utseya c A Patel b Mohit Sharma 1(2)

Mohit Sharma to Utseya, THATS OUT!! Caught!!

19.2 - Mohit Sharma to M Waller, 1 run, slower delivery from Mohit, Waller makes room and flat-bats it back at the bowler, he can't make a clean stop and allows a single

19.1 - Mohit Sharma to M Waller, no run, yorker length delivery and just outside off, Waller looks to drive and is beaten

Over: 19 W 1 Wd 5Wd 0 W 1 1 ZIM 141/6
M Waller 2(2) Utseya 1(1) Bhuvneshwar 4-0-26-2

18.6 - Bhuvneshwar to M Waller, 1 run, yorker length delivery and just outside off, driven towards cover for a single

18.5 - Bhuvneshwar to Utseya, 1 run, length ball on Utseya's pads, clipped away in front of square on the on-side for a single

Prosper Utseya, right handed bat, comes to the crease

18.4 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, out Bowled!! Bhuvneshwar gets his yorker right and Ervine has been castled! This was a spot-on yorker, just outside off, Ervine was looking to jam it towards point, gets a bottom edge that rattles back onto the off-stump. Another failure for Ervine, Zimbabwe are losing their way completely. C Ervine b Bhuvneshwar 7(9) [4s-1]

Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, THATS OUT!! Bowled!!

18.3 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, no run, on a length and angling into Ervine, he looks to flick and misses, the ball lobs of the pads and goes to the keeper

18.3 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, 5 wides, this is poor from Bhuvneshwar, the slower ball goes wrong, slips it well outside off, the ball bounces awkwardly in front of Uthappa, he lets it go through his legs, five bonus runs for Zimbabwe

18.3 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, wide, the slower ball from Bhuvneshwar, but he slips this one miles outside off, called as a wide

18.2 - Bhuvneshwar to M Waller, 1 run, back of a length and just outside off, dabbed in front of cover for a single

Malcolm Waller, right handed bat, comes to the crease

18.1 - Bhuvneshwar to Chibhabha, out Bowled!! Chibhabha falls after a brave effort! This was an attempted yorker from Bhuvneshwar, ends up as a low full-toss, Chibhabha shuffled across on the whip, missed it, the ball clips the bottom pad and rolls back onto the stumps. A good effort from the opener, but Zimbabwe needed him to stay till the end. Chibhabha b Bhuvneshwar 67(51) [4s-9]

Bhuvneshwar to Chibhabha, THATS OUT!! Bowled!!

Over: 18 4 1 4 1 0 1 ZIM 132/4
Chibhabha 67(50) C Ervine 7(7) Mohit Sharma 3-0-24-1

17.6 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, another slower bouncer from Mohit, Chibhabha rocks back and pulls it over square leg, goes to the fielder on the bounce, just a single

17.5 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, no run, the slower bouncer from Mohit, Chibhabha lets it go, was perhaps expecting it to be called as a wide

17.4 - Mohit Sharma to C Ervine, 1 run, slower short ball from Mohit, Ervine comes down the track and pulls it to deep square leg for a single

17.3 - Mohit Sharma to C Ervine, FOUR, lovely shot, length delivery from Mohit, Ervine gets a good stride forward and lofts it over mid-off, no need to run for those

17.2 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, another slower ball from Mohit, worked towards mid-wicket for a single

17.1 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, FOUR, slower ball from Mohit, Chibhabha spots it early and swings it through the line, one bounce and over the deep mid-wicket fence for a boundary

Mohit Sharma [2.0-0-13-1] is back into the attack

Over: 17 0 Wd 0 1 0 2 1 ZIM 121/4
Chibhabha 61(46) C Ervine 2(5) Bhuvneshwar 3-0-17-0

16.6 - Bhuvneshwar to Chibhabha, 1 run, full and wide from Bhuvneshwar, Chibhabha slashes and gets a thick edge towards third man

16.5 - Bhuvneshwar to Chibhabha, 2 runs, fuller length delivery and just outside off, Chibhabha backs away and slices it high and over point, comes back for the second run

16.4 - Bhuvneshwar to Chibhabha, no run, Bhuvneshwar slips in the slower short ball, Chibhabha rocked back on the pull, gets a bottom edge that very nearly clattered into the off-stump

16.3 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, 1 run, short and just outside off, Ervine swivels across and pulls it towards deep mid-wicket, goes to the fielder on the bounce

16.2 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, no run, on a good length and angling across the left-hander, pushed towards cover

16.2 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, wide, short and sliding down the leg-side, Ervine looks to help it on its way and misses. Uthappa tumbles and saves some more extras

16.1 - Bhuvneshwar to C Ervine, no run, short and on the stumps, Ervine looks to pull and is beaten, gets hit high on the thigh pad

Bhuvneshwar Kumar [2.0-0-12-0] is back into the attack

Over: 16 1 0 W 0 1 2 ZIM 116/4
Chibhabha 58(43) C Ervine 1(2) Binny 2-0-14-1

15.6 - Binny to Chibhabha, 2 runs, Chibhabha gets away with one! He was looking to go work it towards the on-side, it was the slower delivery from Binny, Chibhabha closed the face of the bat, the leading edge just about eludes Rahane - running back from cover

15.5 - Binny to C Ervine, 1 run, back of a length and just outside off, dabbed away towards third man for a single

15.4 - Binny to C Ervine, no run, on a good length and angling back into Ervine, he looks to flick and misses, struck on the pads

Craig Ervine, left handed bat, comes to the crease

15.3 - Binny to Charles Coventry, out Lbw!! Binny strikes for India! This was short and came back with the angle, Coventry went for the flick and missed, he ended up getting caught in his crease and is rapped on the pads, the impact was in front of middle stump. Was the height an issue? The umpire certainly didn't think so, his finger went up in a flash. For good measure - Uthappa caught it as well. Coventry's misery is over. Charles Coventry lbw b Binny 4(10)

Binny to Charles Coventry, THATS OUT!! Lbw!!

15.2 - Binny to Charles Coventry, no run, yorker length delivery and just outside off, Coventry looks to drive and gets a bottom edge back at the bowler

15.1 - Binny to Chibhabha, 1 run, slower ball from Binny, slugged away to deep mid-wicket for a single

Stuart Binny [1.0-0-10-0] is back into the attack

Over: 15 1 1 1 0 4 1 ZIM 112/3
Chibhabha 55(41) Charles Coventry 4(8) Sandeep Sharma 4-0-39-1

14.6 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, another full-toss from Sandeep as he followed Chibhabha, flicked away in front of square on the on-side for a single

14.5 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, FOUR, fuller length delivery and well outside off, Chibhabha makes room on the drive, ends up slicing it in the air and behind point. Binny dives in vain, but the ball races away to the fence

14.4 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, no run, Sandeep keeps it full and just outside off, Chibhabha makes room and drills it straight to the fielder at cover

14.3 - Sandeep Sharma to Charles Coventry, 1 run, full toss from Sandeep, driven down towards long-on for a single

14.2 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, tad fuller and just outside off, driven down towards long-on, raises Chibhabha's fifty as well

14.1 - Sandeep Sharma to Charles Coventry, 1 run, short and just outside off, punched square on the off-side for a single

Sandeep Sharma [3.0-0-31-1] is back into the attack

Over: 14 0 1 0 0 1 4 ZIM 104/3
Chibhabha 49(37) Charles Coventry 2(6) A Patel 4-0-23-1

13.6 - A Patel to Chibhabha, FOUR, cracking shot, this was tossed up and just outside off, Chibhabha made room and went inside out past cover, eluded the fielder and races away to the fence

13.5 - A Patel to Charles Coventry, 1 run, Axar fires one flatter and outside off as Coventry came down the track, he was early into his shot and gets a top-edge, over Axar's head, just a single

13.4 - A Patel to Charles Coventry, no run, flighted delivery and just outside off, Coventry gets into a clumsy position on the reverse sweep and is hit on the pads

13.3 - A Patel to Charles Coventry, no run, pushed through flatter and just outside off, defended towards the off-side

13.2 - A Patel to Chibhabha, 1 run, this one is given more air, dragged down towards long-on for a single

13.1 - A Patel to Chibhabha, no run, tossed up and on the off-stump line, Chibhabha makes room and dabs it towards backward point

Over: 13 0 4 0 4 1 0 ZIM 98/3
Charles Coventry 1(3) Chibhabha 44(34) Mohit Sharma 2-0-13-1

12.6 - Mohit Sharma to Charles Coventry, no run, back of a length and in that corridor outside off, Coventry looks to run it down towards third man and is beaten

12.5 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, on a good length and just outside off, pushed to the right of cover-point for a single

12.4 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, FOUR, lovely shot, width on offer from Mohit, Chibhabha stands tall and punches it to the left of backward point, the timing is sublime and beats the man running to his right - from third man

12.3 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, no run, on a good length and angling across the right-hander, he looks to dab it towards third man and is beaten

12.2 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, FOUR, short and wide from Mohit, the slower ball bouncer went horribly wrong, Chibhabha reaches out and cracks it square past cover for a boundary

12.1 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, no run, back of a length and just outside off, punched straight to the fielder at backward point

Mohit Sharma [1.0-0-4-1] is back into the attack

Over: 12 W 0 1 0 2 1 ZIM 89/3
Chibhabha 35(29) Charles Coventry 1(2) A Patel 3-0-17-1

11.6 - A Patel to Chibhabha, 1 run, pushed through by Axar, Chibhabha makes room and punches it to deep cover for a run

11.5 - A Patel to Chibhabha, 2 runs, fraction shorter and just outside off, Chibhabha makes room and cuts it square on the off-side for a single

11.4 - A Patel to Chibhabha, no run, tossed up and on the off-stump line, driven straight to the fielder at cover

11.3 - A Patel to Charles Coventry, 1 run, flighted delivery and on the stumps, eased down towards long-on for a single

11.2 - A Patel to Charles Coventry, no run, tossed up and just outside off, defended back towards the bowler

Charles Coventry, right handed bat, comes to the crease

11.1 - A Patel to Sean Williams, out Caught&Bowled!! That's a soft dismissal for Williams! He came down the track, Axar shortened his length a fraction as he saw the batsman advancing, Williams wasn't there to the pitch of the ball, ends up playing a tad early and gifts a low return catch - back to the bowler. Axar is amongst the wickets once again. Sean Williams c and b A Patel 17(18) [4s-1]

A Patel to Sean Williams, THATS OUT!! Caught&Bowled!!

Over: 11 1 1 1 1 4 1 ZIM 85/2
Sean Williams 17(17) Chibhabha 32(26) Sandeep Sharma 3-0-31-1

10.6 - Sandeep Sharma to Sean Williams, 1 run, very full and just outside off, driven down towards long-on for a single

10.5 - Sandeep Sharma to Sean Williams, FOUR, lovely shot, length delivery outside off, Williams steos across, uses Sandeep's pace and helps it over square leg, no need to run for those

10.4 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, another full toss from Sandeep, driven down towards long-off for a single

10.3 - Sandeep Sharma to Sean Williams, 1 run, full toss from Sandeep, Williams shuffles across and works it to the left of long-on for a single

10.2 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, Sandeep keeps it full and on the stumps, Chibhabha looks to drive and gets an inside edge towards fine leg, the fielder can't stop it cleanly and the single is taken with ease

10.1 - Sandeep Sharma to Sean Williams, 1 run, on a good length and just outside off, Williams makes room and drives it to deep cover for a single

Sandeep Sharma [2.0-0-22-1] is back into the attack

Over: 10 1 0 1 1 4 2 ZIM 76/2
Chibhabha 30(24) Sean Williams 10(13) A Patel 2-0-13-0

9.6 - A Patel to Chibhabha, 2 runs, flatter and just outside off, Chibhabha shuffles across and works it wide of long-on, gets back for the second run

9.5 - A Patel to Chibhabha, FOUR, Axar drops this one horribly short and on the stumps, Chibhabha rocks back and pulls it over mid-wicket, beats the man getting across from wide mid-wicket

9.4 - A Patel to Sean Williams, 1 run, pushed through by Axar, Williams rocks back and pulls it behind square on the on-side for a single

9.3 - A Patel to Chibhabha, 1 run, flighted delivery and just outside off, Chibhabha chips it towards long-off, the ball drops well in front of the fielder, just a single

9.2 - A Patel to Chibhabha, no run, flatter and just outside off, Williams makes room and chops it straight to the fielder at backward point

9.1 - A Patel to Sean Williams, 1 run, Williams comes down the track, takes the ball on the full and punches it towards long-off for a single

Over: 9 0 1B 2 0 1 0 ZIM 67/2
Chibhabha 23(20) Sean Williams 8(11) Vijay 2-0-9-0

8.6 - Vijay to Chibhabha, no run, pushed through by Vijay, Chibhabha shuffles across and drives it back at the bowler

8.5 - Vijay to Sean Williams, 1 run, another reverse sweep from Williams, he doesn't get hold of the shot though, just a single to short third man

8.4 - Vijay to Sean Williams, no run, slower and just outside off, Williams prods forward and defends it

8.3 - Vijay to Sean Williams, 2 runs, flighted delivery and just outside off, Williams makes room and goes inside out over cover for a couple of runs

8.2 - Vijay to Chibhabha, byes, 1 run, pushed through by Vijay, Chibhabha makes room outside leg, he was looking to go inside out and missed, Uthappa can't stop it cleanly and allows a single

8.1 - Vijay to Chibhabha, no run

Over: 8 4B 1 1 1 1 0 ZIM 63/2
Sean Williams 5(8) Chibhabha 23(17) A Patel 1-0-4-0

7.6 - A Patel to Sean Williams, no run, loud shout for a caught behind, Uthappa was totally convinced that there was bat on that, so was the bowler, but the umpire wasn't. This was pushed through by Axar, Williams went for the reverse sweep, the ball lobbed off something, not sure what it was, and went in the air, Williams rushed forward and took it on the second grab

7.5 - A Patel to Chibhabha, 1 run, Axar drops one short and on Chibhabha's pads, nudged behind square on the on-side for a single

7.4 - A Patel to Sean Williams, 1 run, Axar drops one short and just outside off, pulled away behind square on the on-side for a single

7.3 - A Patel to Chibhabha, 1 run, flatter and on the stumps, Chibhabha goes back and nudges it in front of square on the on-side

7.2 - A Patel to Sean Williams, 1 run, flighted delivery and on the of-stump line, worked past mid-wicket for a single

7.1 - A Patel to Sean Williams, byes, FOUR, pushed through flatter by Axar, Williams looks to play the reverse sweep and missed, so did Uthappa and the ball runs away to the fence

Axar Patel, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack

Over: 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 ZIM 55/2
Sean Williams 3(4) Chibhabha 21(15) Vijay 1-0-6-0

6.6 - Vijay to Sean Williams, 1 run, slower and just outside off, Williams comes down the track and drives it towards long-off for a run

6.5 - Vijay to Chibhabha, 1 run, tossed up and just outside off, driven down towards long-off for a single

6.4 - Vijay to Sean Williams, 1 run, Vijay gives this one more air, Williams comes down the track and drives it past Rahane at cover, it was in the air but well wide of the fielder

6.3 - Vijay to Chibhabha, 1 run, Chibhabha makes room to a well flighted delivery and cracks it square behind point, Patel is quick onto the ball, just a single

6.2 - Vijay to Sean Williams, 1 run, tossed up and just outside off, punched square on the off-side for a single

6.1 - Vijay to Chibhabha, 1 run, Vijay drops one short and just outside off, Chibhabha makes room and cuts it past cover for a single

Murali Vijay, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Over: 6 2 1 0 W 1 0 ZIM 49/2
Sean Williams 0(1) Chibhabha 18(12) Mohit Sharma 1-0-4-1

5.6 - Mohit Sharma to Sean Williams, no run, on a good length and just outside off, driven straight to the fielder at cover

5.5 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, back of a length and just outside off, dabbed away towards third man for a single

Sean Williams, left handed bat, comes to the crease

5.4 - Mohit Sharma to S Raza, out Caught by Samson!! Samson has his first contribution for team India. Not a great delivery from Mohit, this was short and wide outside off, Raza went hard at the cut, gets a thick top-edge over backward point. Samson runs to his right from third man, keeps his eyes on the ball and completes a safe catch. S Raza c Samson b Mohit Sharma 8(7) [4s-1]

Mohit Sharma to S Raza, THATS OUT!! Caught!!

5.3 - Mohit Sharma to S Raza, no run, back of a length and just outside off, pushed towards point

5.2 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, short and wide from Mohit, Chibhabha looks to cut and gets a bottom edge towards third man

5.1 - Mohit Sharma to Chibhabha, 2 runs, short and well outside off, Chibhabha fetches the pull and gets it over mid-wicket, the fielder at deep square leg gets across and keeps them down to two

Mohit Sharma, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

Over: 5 0 4 1 0 4 1 ZIM 45/1
Chibhabha 14(9) S Raza 8(5) Binny 1-0-10-0

4.6 - Binny to Chibhabha, 1 run, back of a length and just outside off, Chibhabha works it to the right of Sandeep at mid-on for a single

4.5 - Binny to Chibhabha, FOUR, fuller length delivery and well outside off, Chibhabha gets forward and hoists it over mid-off, he didn't get hold of the shot, but has enough to clear the fielder and races away to the fence

4.4 - Binny to Chibhabha, no run, short of a length and on the stumps, Chibhabha goes back and tucks it towards short mid-wicket

4.3 - Binny to S Raza, 1 run, back of a length and just outside off, dabbed away towards third man for a single

4.2 - Binny to S Raza, FOUR, too short from Binny, Raza rocks back on the pull, gets a top-edge but has enough to clear the man at mid-wicket, the ball slowly trudges across the outfield and hits the boundary ropes - before the fielder can haul it back in

4.1 - Binny to S Raza, no run, short of a length and shaping away from outside off, Raza comes down the track and misses his wild hoick

Stuart Binny, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

Over: 4 Nb 6 W 0 3 4 0 ZIM 35/1
Chibhabha 9(6) S Raza 3(2) Sandeep Sharma 2-0-22-1

3.6 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, no run, lovely delivery from Sandeep, pitched up and in that corridor outside off, held its line after pitching, Chibhabha went for the big drive and is beaten on the outside edge

3.5 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, FOUR, too short from Sandeep, can't bowl those with his pace, Chibhabha swivels across, rolls his wrists and pulls it behind square on the on-side for a boundary

3.4 - Sandeep Sharma to S Raza, 3 runs, short of a length and just outside off, Raza is cramped for room as he looked to cut, manages to get it in the gap past point, runs hard and gets back for the third run

3.3 - Sandeep Sharma to S Raza, no run, fuller length delivery and a hint of shape back into Raza, defended towards mid-on

Sikandar Raza, right handed bat, comes to the crease

A slip and a short mid-wicket for Raza

3.2 - Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, out Caught by Uthappa!! First international wicket for Sandeep. This was short and held its line outside off, Masakadza took a couple of steps down the track, he was looking to dab it down towards third man, gets a faint edge and Uthappa does the rest. Masakadza was looking in good touch and once again fails to make the most of his start. Zimbabwe have lost their first wicket. H Masakadza c Uthappa b Sandeep Sharma 19(17) [4s-1 6s-1]

Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, THATS OUT!! Caught!!

3.1 - Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, SIX, Masakadza makes most of the free-hit, length delivery from Sandeep, he missed his yorker there, Masakadza gets underneath the ball and swings it high and over deep mid-wicket for a maximum

Free Hit

3.1 - Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, no ball, Sandeep follows Masakadza as he looked to back away, ends up sliding it down the leg-side, but Sandeep had overstepped first

Over: 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 ZIM 21/0
Chibhabha 5(4) H Masakadza 13(14) Bhuvneshwar 2-0-12-0

2.6 - Bhuvneshwar to Chibhabha, no run, short of a good length and well outside off, Chibhabha hops across and drops it in front of cover

2.5 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, 1 run, back of a length and just outside off, dropped in front of point for a quick single

2.4 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, no run, short of a length and angling down the leg-side, Masakadza looks to flick and misses. Uthappa went up on an appeal for caught behind, but the ball had just brushed the pads

2.3 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, no run, another bouncer from Bhuvneshwar as Masakadza advanced down the track, he drops his wrists and lets it go

2.2 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, no run, Bhuvneshwar shortens his length as Masakadza came down the track, he looks to flash and the ball bounces over the top of the bat

2.1 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, FOUR, too short from Bhuvneshwar, Masakadza rocks back and pulls it high and over mid-wicket, a couple of bounces and over the ropes

Over: 2 1L 0 1 Wd 0 1 Wd 4 ZIM 16/0
Chibhabha 5(3) H Masakadza 8(9) Sandeep Sharma 1-0-8-0

1.6 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, FOUR, the extra ball has cost Sandeep, short of a length and angling into Chibhabha, he makes room and flicks it wide of mid-on, beats Binny and races away to the fence

1.6 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, wide, banged in short and way outside off, Chibhabha went chasing after that and missed, called as a wide

1.5 - Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, 1 run, that will go down as a chance, this was pulled hard by Masakadza, Vijay hardly had time to react at mid-wicket. Sandeep banged one short as Masakadza came down the track, hit Vijay on his shins and popped out, saved three runs for his team

1.4 - Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, no run, back of a length and angling into the right-hander, Masakadza was in no position to play a shot, ends up pushing it back at the bowler

1.4 - Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, wide, Sandeep slips one down the leg-side, Masakadza looks to flick and misses, called as a wide

Just one slip for Sandeep

1.3 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, 1 run, short of a length and angling into Chibhabha's pads, tucked away past square leg for a single

1.2 - Sandeep Sharma to Chibhabha, no run, short of a length and just outside off, no room for Chibhabha to play the cut, pushed away towards point

1.1 - Sandeep Sharma to H Masakadza, leg byes, 1 run, short of a length and angling into Masakadza's thigh-pad, he looks to flick and misses, the ball rolls away behind square on the on-side for a leg-bye

Sandeep Sharma, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

Over: 1 0 0 2 2 0 3 ZIM 7/0
H Masakadza 7(6) Chibhabha 0(0) Bhuvneshwar 1-0-7-0

0.6 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, 3 runs, back of a length and well outside off, Masakadza was looking to play the pull, ends up playing with a straight bat, gets enough to clear mid-off and comes back for the third run

0.5 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, no run, short of a length and angling across Masakadza, he has a flash at that and is beaten

0.4 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, 2 runs, the paddle sweep from Masakadza, goes down on one knee, uses Bhuvneshwar's pace and glides it fine towards long leg, the fielder gets across, puts in the dive and keeps them down to two

0.3 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, 2 runs, on a good length and angling away from outside off, Masakadza follows the line and steers it past the two slips. Mohit gets across from the deep, puts in the dive and keeps them down to a couple of runs

0.2 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, no run, short of a length and angling into Masakadza, he prods across and nudges it towards mid-wicket

0.1 - Bhuvneshwar to H Masakadza, no run, fuller length delivery and shaping away from outside off, left alone

H Masakadza and Chibhabha are at the crease. H Masakadza is on strike. Bhuvneshwar will open the attack

Both Raza and Rahane pose with the trophy. The T20I series is shared 1-1. That concludes proceedings from us. Hop tabs to catch all the action from "The Ashes" and the third ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Goodbye!

Raza: "It's a great honour to lead Zimbabwe. The fans were right behind us. We enjoyed the challenge of playing against India. We need to go on and achieve better things as a team. Hopefully we'll win more games and give the fans something to cheer about."

Rahane: "Let's give credit to Zimbabwe. They were fantastic with the ball and fielded well as well. 146 was achievable, the bowlers came back well. We didn't bat well, we accept that and we lost wickets at regular intervals. We played good cricket throughout the series, but disappointed to lose this one."

Chibhabha: "I've put in a lot of work, I am happy that I've contributed to the win. We lost a couple of wickets, so I looked to stick around a bit before playing my shots. Binny's catch was crucial."

Chamu Chibhabha is the Man of the Match

Earlier, Chibhabha's useful fifty helped the hosts to post a competitive total on the board. Axar Patel and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were good with the ball and were rewarded with wickets. After losing all three ODIs and the first T20I, the hosts have a lot to cheer about with the way they played in this game. As far as the visitors are concerned, they put up a disappointing show with the bat.

Zimbabwe's spinners gave a good account of themselves as they pulled off an upset. It got tight in the end, but the hosts just about held their nerve to win. It was Mpofu, who bowled a fine last over. With this victory, Zimbabwe levelled the two-match T20I series 1-1. This was also their first victory against India in T20Is. Graeme Cremer was the pick of the bowlers with three scalps to his name. He was also economical. Prosper Utseya and Sean Williams too bowled well. For the visitors, Uthappa and Binny played handy knocks.

The Zimbabwean players are ecstatic, while their fans celebrate the win in the stands. The Indian team comes down to shake hands with the hosts.

Over: 20 3 1B W 2 1 1 IND 135/9
Sandeep Sharma 1(1) Mohit Sharma 3(3) Mpofu 3-0-26-1

19.6 - Mpofu to Sandeep Sharma, 1 run, that's it! Zimbabwe have recorded their first ever win against India in T20Is. This is also their first ever T20I victory in Harare. Low full toss on the stumps, Sandeep flicks it along the ground to deep mid-wicket. Zimbabwe had their chances during the ODI series, but they couldn't capture key moments, now they've managed to end the series on a high, much to the delight of the Zimbabwean fans

19.5 - Mpofu to Mohit Sharma, 1 run, a legal delivery will take Zimbabwe home now. Full and outside off stump, Mohit drives it down to long-off

19.4 - Mpofu to Mohit Sharma, 2 runs, in the airrrr and put down. What an acrobatic effort from the stand-in skipper. Full and outside off stump, Mohit mistimes the lofted-drive, Raza runs to his left from extra-cover, dives full length and gets a hand on it, but it pops out

Sandeep Sharma, right handed bat, comes to the crease

19.3 - Mpofu to Bhuvneshwar, out Bhuvneshwar Run Out!! Bhuvneshwar misses a low full toss outside off stump, he was aiming mid-wicket but he did not make contact. Mohit tried to take a bye, Bhuvneshwar was late to take off, the keeper fired the throw to the bowler, who ran back and under-armed the ball onto the stumps. Bhuvneshwar was out by a mile. Bhuvneshwar run out (Charles Coventry/Mpofu) 9(6)

Mpofu to Bhuvneshwar, THATS OUT!! Run Out!!

19.2 - Mpofu to Mohit Sharma, byes, 1 run, full and outside off stump, Mohit swings and misses. Oh that was in the slot to be put away but the batsman missed it. The keeper fumbles and Bhuvneshwar steals a bye

19.1 - Mpofu to Bhuvneshwar, 3 runs, fantastic yorker on the stumps, Bhuvneshwar manages to squeeze it out through backward square leg, fine leg runs to his left and tidies up. Mohit races back for the third and had the keeper collected the throw cleanly, he would have been well short of the crease

19 needed off 6 balls. India need boundaries. Mpofu to bowl the last over. He's going to be very handy with his slower ones I guess. The crowd are up on their feet and dancing in the stands.

Over: 19 2 1 0 W 2 1 IND 127/8
Bhuvneshwar 6(4) Mohit Sharma 0(0) Muzarabani 3-0-23-1

18.6 - Muzarabani to Bhuvneshwar, 1 run, full toss on the leg stump, Bhuvneshwar swings it across the line to deep mid-wicket

18.5 - Muzarabani to Bhuvneshwar, 2 runs, full and outside off stump, Bhuvneshwar mistimes the lofted drive over extra-cover

Mohit Sharma, right handed bat, comes to the crease

The equation now reads 22 runs off 8 balls.

18.4 - Muzarabani to A Patel, out Caught by Sean Williams!! A full toss has got Muzarabani a wicket, but he won't mind. The crowd go berserk. It was there to be put away, Patel slogged across the line, much like Samson, he made good contact but hit it flat, the fielder at deep mid-wicket moved to his left and swallowed it. A Patel c Sean Williams b Muzarabani 13(15) [4s-1]

Muzarabani to A Patel, THATS OUT!! Caught!!

18.3 - Muzarabani to A Patel, no run, Axar Patel moves across the stumps way too early, Muzarabani saw that and cramped him for room with a toe-crusher, Patel can only manage to dig it out back to the bowler

18.2 - Muzarabani to Bhuvneshwar, 1 run, cheeky from Bhuvneshwar but he doesn't get the placement right. Full and outside off stump, Bhuvneshwar walks across the stumps and mistimes the scoop to deep backward square leg

18.1 - Muzarabani to Bhuvneshwar, 2 runs, excellent yorker on the stumps, Bhuvneshwar digs it out towards mid-wicket, calls 'two, two, two' and races back before the keeper collected the throw and whipped the bails off at the striker's end

Taurai Muzarabani [2.0-0-17-0] is back into the attack

India need 25 off 12 balls. Zimbabwe are favourites, but anything can happen. Both Axar Patel and Bhuvneshwar Kumar can bat.

Over: 18 2 0 1 W 4 0 IND 121/7
A Patel 13(13) Bhuvneshwar 0(0) Mpofu 2-0-19-1

17.6 - Mpofu to A Patel, no run, swing and a miss. Widish yorker outside off stump, Patel tries to squeeze it out again but fails to make contact

17.5 - Mpofu to A Patel, FOUR, clever batting from Patel. Nothing wrong with the delivery, almost a yorker length delivery just outside off stump, Patel squeezes it out with an angled bat, splits backward point and short third man to perfection

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, right handed bat, comes to the crease

17.4 - Mpofu to Samson, out Caught by M Waller!! The last recognised batsman falls. Full and in the slot, Samson tries to clear the boundary and goes for the lofted hit, hits it well but doesn't get the required elevation, long-on runs to his left and completes a good catch. The crowd get right behind the home team. India are under serious pressure. Samson c M Waller b Mpofu 19(24) [4s-1]

Mpofu to Samson, THATS OUT!! Caught!!

The plan is very clear from Mpofu. He's going to bang them in and take pace off the ball to make life difficult for the batsmen.

17.3 - Mpofu to A Patel, 1 run, another slower ball banged in short, Patel pulls well but picks out deep mid-wicket

17.2 - Mpofu to A Patel, no run, Patel gives the charge but Mpofu bangs this slower ball very short, Patel tries to loft it over cover, but only manages to under edge it to the left of the bowler

17.1 - Mpofu to A Patel, 2 runs, slower delivery from round the wicket, Patel gently tucks it into the vacant mid-wicket region and races back for the second, good running between the wickets

Chris Mpofu [1.0-0-12-0] is back into the attack

32 needed off 18 balls! India could score just 13 runs in the last three overs.

Over: 17 0 0 1 1 2 1 IND 114/6
A Patel 6(8) Samson 19(23) S Raza 2-0-9-0

16.6 - S Raza to A Patel, 1 run, dropped! Once again Raza fires it wide outside off stump, Patel mistimes the drive, Cremer tries to grab it to his right at extra-cover after diving but spills it

16.5 - S Raza to A Patel, 2 runs, Axar Patel gives the charge, Raza saw him coming and fired it wide outside off stump, Patel reached out and sliced the drive over extra-cover, the man rushing in from sweeper fumbles and allows the second run

16.4 - S Raza to Samson, 1 run, way too short, but luckily for Raza, Samson flicks it straight to deep backward square leg

Raza and Cremer have a chat about the field

16.3 - S Raza to A Patel, 1 run, driven down to long-on for an easy run

16.2 - S Raza to A Patel, no run, slower through the air and spinning away, pushed to point, two dot balls and the pressure is on the batsman

16.1 - S Raza to A Patel, no run, Raza starts with a darter, Patel looks to drive, was hurried by the pace, gets an inside edge onto pad and it rolls into the off-side

Cremer ends an excellent spell. His figures read, 4-0-18-3. India need 37 off 24 balls.

Over: 16 W 1 0 1 1 1 IND 109/6
A Patel 2(3) Samson 18(22) Cremer 4-0-18-3

15.6 - Cremer to A Patel, 1 run, driven gently down the ground to long-on

15.5 - Cremer to Samson, 1 run, low full toss on the leg stump, Samson flicks it to deep mid-wicket

15.4 - Cremer to A Patel, 1 run, gets down on one knee and sweeps the flighted delivery through backward square leg

15.3 - Cremer to A Patel, no run, flighted delivery just outside off stump, Patel defends off the front foot

15.2 - Cremer to Samson, 1 run, opens the face of the bat at the last moment and dabs it to short third man, Axar Patel races across for a quick single

Axar Patel, left handed bat, comes to the crease

15.1 - Cremer to Binny, out Caught by Chibhabha!! In the airrrrr and that's a brilliant take by Chibhabha. The umpires are checking though. Looked like a clean catch, but the third umpire has been asked to check. The soft signal is OUT, it's a legal delivery. That looks very comfortable to me, OUT it will be and Binny has to walk back. Flighted delivery from Cremer, Binny was cramped for room as he advanced and tried to go inside-out over cover, hit it much straighter, long-off ran forward, dived and took a very good low catch. End of a vital 36-run stand. Is this the opening Zimbabwe needed to seal the game? Binny c Chibhabha b Cremer 24(23) [4s-2]

Cremer to Binny, THATS OUT!! Caught!!

Graeme Cremer [3.0-0-14-2] is back into the attack

Good over for Zimbabwe, just 4 off it. India need 41 off 30

Over: 15 0 0 1 1 1 1 IND 105/5
Binny 24(22) Samson 16(20) S Raza 1-0-4-0

14.6 - S Raza to Binny, 1 run, very full and outside off stump, Binny squeezes it out to short third man, Samson calls for a quick single, dives and makes his ground in the end

14.5 - S Raza to Samson, 1 run, Samson brings out the sweep, sends this flighted delivery along the ground to deep backward square leg, they think about the second but the fielder quickly released the ball

14.4 - S Raza to Binny, 1 run, advances and punches the flighted delivery to long-off

14.3 - S Raza to Samson, 1 run, shortish and outside off stump, cut square of the wicket on the off-side

14.2 - S Raza to Samson, no run, quicker delivery, Samson misses the reverse sweep and gets hit on the pad, impact was well outside off stump though

14.1 - S Raza to Samson, no run, flighted delivery from round the wicket, flicked to short mid-wicket

Sikandar Raza, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Over: 14 4 1 1 1 1 1 IND 101/5
Samson 14(16) Binny 22(20) Muzarabani 2-0-17-0

13.6 - Muzarabani to Samson, 1 runn, presents the full face of the bat and neatly drives the slower delivery along the ground to long-on

13.5 - Muzarabani to Binny, 1 run, short of length delivery outside off stump, Binny cuts it to backward point

13.4 - Muzarabani to Samson, 1 run, slower delivery outside off stump, Samson taps it to backward point and looks for a run, Binny sends him back but Utseya fumbles and they eventually complete the run

13.3 - Muzarabani to Binny, 1 run, gentle delivery on the leg stump, nudged to mid-wicket

13.2 - Muzarabani to Samson, 1 run, short of length delivery outside off stump, Samson dabs it down to third man

13.1 - Muzarabani to Samson, FOUR, it's a leading edgeee but wide of the man at short third man. Samson was on the walk as he tried to flick, this short of length delivery took the edge and flew to the right of the fielder, who was on the edge of the circle

Taurai Muzarabani [1.0-0-8-0] is back into the attack

India need 54 runs off 42 balls. Wickets in hand will be the key.

Over: 13 0 Wd 0 1 0 0 1 IND 92/5
Samson 7(12) Binny 20(18) Utseya 3-0-18-0

12.6 - Utseya to Samson, 1 run, full and outside off stump, this time Samson sends the drive to the left of cover and keeps strike

12.5 - Utseya to Samson, no run, once again Samson drives it straight to the man at cover

12.4 - Utseya to Samson, no run, Samson makes room and drives the full ball to cover

12.3 - Utseya to Binny, 1 run, once again leg stump line from Utseya, tucked to the right of short mid-wicket

12.2 - Utseya to Binny, no run, angled in, flicked to square leg

12.2 - Utseya to Binny, wide, down the leg side again, Binny tries to help it on its way but misses

12.1 - Utseya to Binny, no run, flatter delivery down the leg-side, Binny misses the flick and gets hit on the pad

Prosper Utseya [2.0-0-15-0] is back into the attack

Over: 12 4 4 1 1 1 0 IND 89/5
Samson 6(9) Binny 19(15) Sean Williams 4-0-31-1

11.6 - Sean Williams to Samson, no run, no flight whatsoever on this one, defended from the crease

11.5 - Sean Williams to Binny, 1 run, short and on the leg stump, worked away to long-on

11.4 - Sean Williams to Samson, 1 run, full toss outside off stump, Samson pushes it softly along the ground through cover-point

11.3 - Sean Williams to Binny, 1 run, gently taps this flatter ball square of the wicket on the off-side for a run

11.2 - Sean Williams to Binny, FOUR, too short, it was the quicker ball from Williams, Binny rocks back and cuts well to the right of backward point, the fielder at sweeper cover runs to his left and dives but the ball wins the race

11.1 - Sean Williams to Binny, FOUR, driven inside-out and it's gone for four. Flighted delivery on the off stump, Binny advances, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it handsomely over the man at extra-cover

Over: 11 1 2 1 1 1 1 IND 78/5
Binny 9(11) Samson 5(7) Cremer 3-0-14-2

10.6 - Cremer to Binny, 1 run, races down the track and tucks it into the vacant mid-wicket region, looks for two but Samson sends him back

10.5 - Cremer to Samson, 1 run, shortish from Cremer, Samson tucks it to mid-wicket

10.4 - Cremer to Binny, 1 run, Binny comes down the track, doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, mistimes the loft and luckily it doesn't carry to long-on

10.3 - Cremer to Samson, 1 run, driven down to long-off for an easy single

10.2 - Cremer to Samson, 2 runs, 'two there, two' says Samson as soon as he sees this front foot drive past the diving man at cover, gets home safely

10.1 - Cremer to Binny, 1 run, flighted delivery outside off stump, Binny advances and square-drives it to deep backward point

Over: 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 IND 71/5
Samson 1(4) Binny 6(8) Sean Williams 3-0-20-1

9.6 - Sean Williams to Samson, no run, sharp spin for Williams, pitches just outside off, draws Samson half forward and beats his outside edge

9.5 - Sean Williams to Samson, no run, flighted delivery and just outside off, Samson goes back and pushes it towards cover

9.4 - Sean Williams to Binny, 1 run, pushed through by Williams, Binny comes down the track and works it towards mid-wicket

9.3 - Sean Williams to Binny, no run, flighted delivery and just outside off, Binny lunges forward and blocks

9.2 - Sean Williams to Samson, 1 run, tossed up and on the pads, Samson is off the mark with a tuck behind square

9.1 - Sean Williams to Samson, no run, flighted delivery and just outside off, defended towards the off-side

Sanju Samson, right handed bat, comes to the crease

Over: 9 1 0 1 1 2 1,W IND 69/5
Binny 5(6) K Jadhav 5(6) Cremer 2-0-7-2

8.6 - Cremer to Binny, out K Jadhav Run Out!! 1 run completed. India have lost half their side now. Lazy running from Jadhav and he has to walk back to the hut. Binny walked down the track to a well flighted delivery and nudged it in front of square on the on-side, he was always coming back for the second. Jadhav took it far too casually, Muzarabani rushed in and made a direct hit at the bowler's end. Jadhav was cruising along and he's caught short of his ground. K Jadhav run out (Muzarabani) 5(6)

Cremer to Binny, THATS OUT!! Run Out!!

Appeal for a run-out. Jadhav is the man in question. Zimbabwe look confident. He looks short, he's OUT

8.5 - Cremer to Binny, 2 runs, pushed through by Cremer, Binny goes back and works it in front of square on the on-side. Cremer gives chase but Binny does well to get back for the second run

8.4 - Cremer to K Jadhav, 1 run, tossed up and on the stumps, worked away in front of square on the on-side for a single

8.3 - Cremer to Binny, 1 run, this one is given more air, driven past cover for a single

8.2 - Cremer to Binny, no run, tossed up and on the stumps, Binny prods forward and defends it

8.1 - Cremer to K Jadhav, 1 run, flatter and just outside off, pulled away towards long-on for a single

Over: 8 1 2 W 1 1 0 IND 63/4
Binny 1(2) K Jadhav 3(4) Sean Williams 2-0-18-1

7.6 - Sean Williams to Binny, no run, flighted delivery and just outside off, driven straight to the fielder at cover

7.5 - Sean Williams to K Jadhav, 1 run, pushed through by Williams, some turn as well, Jadhav gets a soft leading edge past cover-point

7.4 - Sean Williams to Binny, 1 run, tossed up and on the stumps, Binny lunged forward on the defensive push, gets an inside edge past square leg

Stuart Binny, right handed bat, comes to the crease

7.3 - Sean Williams to Uthappa, out Caught&Bowled!! The Harare crowd erupts! The free scoring Uthappa has been dismissed. This was tossed up and on the stumps, Uthappa drilled it back at the bowler, it was struck sweetly but Uthappa didn't bother to keep it down. Williams clasps his hands around the ball and holds on, the celebrations start in the Zimbabwe camp. Uthappa c and b Sean Williams 42(25) [4s-9]

Sean Williams to Uthappa, THATS OUT!! Caught&Bowled!!

7.2 - Sean Williams to Uthappa, 2 runs, flighted and on the stumps, Uthappa works it in front of square on the on-side, runs hard and comes back for the second run

7.1 - Sean Williams to K Jadhav, 1 run, tossed up and just outside off, dropped in front of point for a quick single

Over: 7 W 0 0 W 0 1 IND 58/3
K Jadhav 1(2) Uthappa 40(23) Cremer 1-0-1-2

6.6 - Cremer to K Jadhav, 1 run, Cremer drops one short and on the stumps, Jadhav was cramped for room as he went for the pull, manages to get it away towards deep mid-wicket

6.5 - Cremer to K Jadhav, no run, tossed up and just outside off, Jadhav gets half forward and defends it

Kedar Jadhav, right handed bat, comes to the crease

A slip is in place

6.4 - Cremer to M Pandey, out Lbw!! Two wickets in the over for Cremer, India are in some trouble now. Manish will feel unlucky though, the replays suggest it was sliding well down the leg-stump. This was the slider from Cremer, it went straight on after pitching, Pandey was looking to work it towards the on-side and missed. The impact was marginally outside leg. Manish bags a duck to end his tour. M Pandey lbw b Cremer 0(3)

Cremer to M Pandey, THATS OUT!! Lbw!!

6.3 - Cremer to M Pandey, no run, tossed up and just outside off, Pandey leans forward and defends it

6.2 - Cremer to M Pandey, no run, flatter and just outside off, Manish makes room and cuts it straight to the fielder at point

Manish Pandey, right handed bat, comes to the crease

6.1 - Cremer to Vijay, out Bowled!! Cremer strikes with a rank long-hop. This was dropped short by Cremer, Vijay's eyes lit up as he went for the pull, the ball skidded through, beat him for pace and clattered into the off-stump. Vijay wasn't feeling 100%, he is now walking back to the hut. Vijay b Cremer 13(11) [6s-1]

Cremer to Vijay, THATS OUT!! Bowled!!

Graeme Cremer, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack

Over: 6 1 1 6 1 0 4 IND 57/1
Uthappa 40(23) Vijay 13(10) Sean Williams 1-0-13-0

5.6 - Sean Williams to Uthappa, FOUR, nicely played, this was tossed up and on the leg-stump line, Uthappa bends down, reverses his stance and finds the gap between backward point and short third man

5.5 - Sean Williams to Uthappa, no run, pushed through by Williams, extra bounce on that, surprises Uthappa who takes it on his thigh pad

5.4 - Sean Williams to Vijay, 1 run, flighted delivery and on the stumps, Vijay mistimes the shovel, drags it down towards long-on for a single

5.3 - Sean Williams to Vijay, SIX, Vijay joins the party! This was tossed up and on the stumps, Vijay bends down low and slog sweeps it high and over mid-wicket, the first six of the match

5.2 - Sean Williams to Uthappa, 1 run, this one is given more air, eased down towards long-on for a single

5.1 - Sean Williams to Vijay, 1 run, tossed up and on the stumps, driven down towards long-on for a single

Sean Williams, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack

Over: 5 0 0 0 1 4 4 IND 44/1
Uthappa 35(20) Vijay 5(7) Chibhabha 1-0-9-0

4.6 - Chibhabha to Uthappa, FOUR, this is easy pickings for Uthappa, short and on his pads, helped over backward square leg, one bounce and over the ropes for another boundary

4.5 - Chibhabha to Uthappa, FOUR, Uthappa is batting like a dream, too short from Chibhabha, Uthappa swivels across and helps it on its way, one bounce and over the fence at backward square leg

4.4 - Chibhabha to Vijay, 1 run, short of a length and angling into Vijay, tucked away behind square on the on-side for a single

4.3 - Chibhabha to Vijay, no run, the slower off-cutter from Chibhabha, Vijay pushes it towards cover-point

4.2 - Chibhabha to Vijay, no run, short of a length and just outside off, Vijay makes room and mistimes the cut towards cover-point

4.1 - Chibhabha to Vijay, no run, appeal for LBW, but the ball was sliding down the leg-side, a lazy looking flick from Vijay, missed it by a long way

Chamu Chibhabha, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

Over: 4 0 4 0 4 4 0 IND 35/1
Uthappa 27(18) Vijay 4(3) Mpofu 1-0-12-0

3.6 - Mpofu to Uthappa, no run, on a good length and just outside off, driven towards mid-on

3.5 - Mpofu to Uthappa, FOUR, Uthappa is dealing in boundaries here, short of a length and well outside off, Uthappa swivels across, rolls his wrists and pulls it past mid-wicket, bisects the two fielders in the deep

3.4 - Mpofu to Uthappa, FOUR, too straight from Mpofu, he yelps in frustration, Uthappa gets inside the line and helps it on its way, fine leg was inside the ring

3.3 - Mpofu to Uthappa, no run, on a good length and just outside off, Uthappa closes the face of the bat and defends it

3.2 - Mpofu to Uthappa, FOUR, lovely shot, fraction too short from Mpofu, Uthappa rocks back and pulls it up and over wide mid-on, no need to run for those

3.1 - Mpofu to Uthappa, no run, that stayed a tad low, nearly went through Uthappa's defences, this one nipped back in, must have hit a crack there, Uthappa was half-forward in defence and is beaten

Chris Mpofu, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

Over: 3 3 1 1 4 0 1 IND 23/1
Uthappa 15(12) Vijay 4(3) Utseya 2-0-15-0

2.6 - Utseya to Uthappa, 1 run, tad fuller and just outside off, eased down towards long-on for a run

2.5 - Utseya to Uthappa, no run, short of a length and on Uthappa's pads, tucked behind square on the on-side, Vijay screams and sends him back, Uthappa wanted a single there

2.4 - Utseya to Uthappa, FOUR, this is excellent cricket from Uthappa, length ball and on his pads, he leans forward and flicks it over mid-wicket, one bounce and over the ropes

2.3 - Utseya to Vijay, 1 run, pitched up and on the stumps, eased down towards long-on for a single

2.2 - Utseya to Uthappa, 1 run, tad fuller and just outside off, eased down towards long-on for a single

2.1 - Utseya to Vijay, 3 runs, on a length and angling onto Vijay's pads, tucked away behind square on the on-side, Uthappa runs hard and gets back for the third run

Over: 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 IND 13/1
Uthappa 9(8) Vijay 0(1) Muzarabani 1-0-8-0

1.6 - Muzarabani to Uthappa, FOUR, back-to-back boundaries for Uthappa, length ball on the pads, Uthappa gets inside the line and whips it over mid-wicket for another boundary

1.5 - Muzarabani to Uthappa, FOUR, cracking shot, width on offer from Muzarabani, it was pitched up as well, Uthappa leans into the drive and lofts it over mid-off for a boundary

1.4 - Muzarabani to Uthappa, no run, on a good length and well outside off, Uthappa leans forward and drives it crisply towards cover-point

1.3 - Muzarabani to Uthappa, no run, too straight from Muzarabani, ends up drifting onto Uthappa's pads, he looks to flick and misses again

1.2 - Muzarabani to Uthappa, no run, short of a length and angling down the leg-side, Uthappa shuffles across on the clip and is struck high on the pads

1.1 - Muzarabani to Uthappa, no run, on a good length and just outside off, Uthappa dropped it in front of cover and wanted a single, sent back in the nick of time by Vijay

Taurai Muzarabani, comes into the attack

Over: 1 0 4 W 0 1 0 IND 5/1
Vijay 0(1) Uthappa 1(2) Utseya 1-0-5-0

0.6 - Utseya to Vijay, no run, short of a good length and just outside off, punched back towards the bowler

0.5 - Utseya to Uthappa, 1 run, pushed through by Utseya, Uthappa gets down on his knees and plays the reverse sweep, gets a single behind square on the off-side

0.4 - Utseya to Uthappa, no run, on a length and on the stumps, worked towards mid-wicket

Robin Uthappa, right handed bat, comes to the crease

0.3 - Utseya to Rahane, out Rahane Run Out!! Disaster for India. The captain has been sold down the river by his partner. This was pushed through on Rahane's pads, he nudged it behind square on the on-side and set-off, Vijay responded but stopped as he saw Chibhabha swoop onto the ball, Rahane was more than halfway down the track, he didn't even make an effort to come back, the return is swift and Coventry whips the bails off. Rahane run out (Chibhabha/Charles Coventry) 4(3) [4s-1]

Utseya to Rahane, THATS OUT!! Run Out!!

0.2 - Utseya to Rahane, FOUR, too straight from Utseya, ends up drifting it down the leg-side, Rahane gets down on his knees and helps it past short fine leg, races away to the fence in a jiffy

0.1 - Utseya to Rahane, no run, on a good length and just outside off, pushed back towards the bowler

Rahane and Vijay are at the crease. Rahane is on strike. Utseya will open the attack