India vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I Highlights: India Clinches Victory with 100 Run Win

India vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I Highlights, India Clinches Victory with 100 Run Win
India vs Zimbabwe

Progress of Indian Batting

  • After winning the toss, India chose to bat first and compiled a huge total of 234/2 in their 20 overs.
  • Opener Abhishek Sharma blasted an impressive hundred (100 runs off 47 balls) – his very first international century.
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad (77 runs) and Rinku Singh (48 runs) gave important support which made India’s score look great.

Weak Response by Zimbabwe

  • In their pursuit of a target of 235, Zimbabwe’s batting lineup fell apart against the bowling attack of India.
  • They were dismissed for a mere sum of 134 runs in just 18.4 overs giving them a loss by a fair margin of one hundred runs.
  • Only Wessly Madhevere (43 runs) and Brian Bennett (26 runs) showed some fight among Zimbabwean batsmen.

Bonanza Bowling for Indians

  • Indian bowlers were disciplined throughout the innings, restricting Zimbabwe from getting decent scores.
  • The main destroyers among the pacemen were Avesh Khan (3/15) and Mukesh Kumar (3/37), each taking three wickets apiece for them respectively.
  • Ravi Bishnoi (2/11) as well as Washington Sundar (1/24) managed crucial wickets too.

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This emphatic victory has helped India levelled the five-match series at one-all after losing in the opening T20I match.

Best Player

The deservedly awarded player-of-the-match title went to Abhishek Sharma for his match-winning century.

  • India vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I Highlights: In this second T20I match played on July 7th at Harare Sports Club, India set up an imposing score line by posting 235. On their part, Zimbabwe managed 134 for the loss of all wickets after which India won the match by a comfortable margin of one hundred runs.
  • Abhishek Sharma played a key role in this game scoring his first over ton and being named as the player of the match. He received support from Ruturaj Gaikwad who scored 77 runs and Rinku Singh who had an innings of 48. The Indian team’s total of 234/2 was the highest against Zimbabwe, surpassing Australia’s 229/2 set in 2018.
  • Zimbabwe’s high scorer was Wessly Madhevere with 43 runs while Brian Bennett made 26 runs to make it two batsmen scoring double figures. However, they were not enough to deter India as Mukesh Kumar and Avesh Khan took three wickets each, with Ravi Bishnoi claiming two and Washington Sundar taking one scalp.
  • India chose to bat on winning the toss. Abhishek Sharma’s century came off just forty-seven balls thereby laying a solid foundation. Moreover, contributions from Ruturaj Gaikwad and Rinku Singh further consolidated the innings.
  • Wellington Masakadza and Blessing Muzarabani got one wicket each among Zim bowlers but failed to control India’s aggression in batting. After losing surprisingly in the first T20I contest, their comprehensive win in this second one was a great comeback by India.

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Match Summary

Venue: Harare Sports Club

Date: July 7

India: 234/2 in 20 overs

Zimbabwe: all out for 134 in 18.4 overs

Result: India won by 100 runs

Player of the Match: Abhishek Sharma (India)

Detailed Score:

India’s Innings:

Sharma scored a century off only forty-seven balls.

Gaikwad hit seventy-seven.

Singh made forty-eight runs.

Zimbabwe’s Innings:

Madhevere added another forty-three to Zimbabwe’s score.

Bennett put up twenty-six runs for Zimbabwe.

Bowling Highlights for India:

Kumar took three wickets for the team.

Khan also had three wickets.

Bishnoi has managed two dismissals so far and is going strong.

-Sundar got one wicket on his name too

Live Score Highlights

07 Jul 2024, 08:35 PM IST

Abhishek Sharma was chosen as the Player of the Match because of his extraordinary showing that day. He expressed his contentment with his innings, acknowledging the support from coaches, captains, and team management during an interview after receiving the award Player of the Match which he appreciated very much.

07 Jul 2024, 07:53 PM IST

Mukesh Kumar and Avesh Khan led India’s bowlers as they restricted Zimbabwe to just134 runs; thus leading their country to a vitory by a hundred run margin in this match played today at Harare sports club .

07 Jul 2024, 07:41 PM IST

Avesh Khan continued bowling pressure caused Blessing Muzarabani dismissal leaving Zimbabwe at 123/9 within eighteen overs played against India today at Harare’s Sports Club.

07 Jul 2024, 07:34 PM IST

Ravi Bishnoi’s effective bowling led to Wessly Madhevere’s dismissal leaving Zimbabwe at 119/8 within seventeen overs played against India today at Harare’s Sports Club.

07 Jul 2024, 07:30 PM IST

Washington Sundar who was very tight in his bowling helped keep Zimbabwe on the back foot; Junge hit a four which saw them reach 115 for the loss of seven wickets in sixteen overs.

07 Jul 2024, 07:27 PM IST

Madhevere hit six but still there were having problems and are now at105/7 after the end of their fifteenth over despite Sharma took both him and Jongwe wickets as they continued to struggle against India.

07 Jul 2024, 07:23 PM IST

Zimbabwe is still losing wickets with Washington Sundar keeping up his excellent bowling performance.

07 Jul 2024, 07:20 PM IST

Abhishek Sharma delivered an effective ball that went through Wellington Masakadza’s defenses resulting to run out by Dhruv Jurel making Zimbabwe go down hill further and lose another valuable wicket.

07 Jul 2024, 07:17 PM IST

Zimbabwe suffered further losses when its Wellington Masakadza was run out by Dhruv Jurel in only twenty-four balls.

Zimbabwe at [52/5]: Zimbabwe’s struggles continued as Avesh Khan bowled well to get rid of Dion Myers and Sikandar Raza leaving Zimbabwe struggling on [46/5]

Zimbabwe at [40/2]: Bowling from Mukesh Kumar dismissed Brian Bennett leading to Zimbabwe total reading [40/2].

07 Jul 2024, 06:26 PM IST

Zimbabwe at 24/1: On the other hand, Sharma’s effective bowling pegged Zimbabwe at 24/1 in 2 overs.

07 Jul 2024, 06:21 PM IST

Zimbabwe at 5/1: However, Zimbabwe were left at five for one after the opening over bowled by Mukesh Kumar and which also saw the wicket of Innocent Kaia.

07 Jul 2024, 06:05 PM IST

India at 234/2 after 20 overs: India had a strong total of two hundred and thirty-four runs for the loss of only two wickets thanks to Ruturaj Gaikwad and Rinku Singh.

07 Jul 2024, 05:59 PM IST

India at 213/2 after19 overs: At that stage, they had scored one hundred and thirteen runs without any additional losses for two wickets in nineteen completed overs. He took his side to a solid position with a century from Abhishek Sharma but it was all too late as India eventually won by four wickets with eight balls remaining.

07 Jul 2024, 05:53 PM IST

India at197/2 after18overs: In his last over of his spell Chatara gave away nine runs as India reached almost two hundred (197) before losing their second wicket in the eighteenth over.

07 Jul 2024

05:48 PM IST – India at177/2 after17overs: Jongwe who bowled an impressive spell accounted for both dismissals taking out Gaikwad caught behind by Taylor leaving India on one hundred seventy-seven for two from seventeen overs.