India vs Zimbabwe 3rd ODI: Match Review
The Indian team won the third ODI against Zimbabwe by 13 runs. With this victory, Team India won the ODI series cleanly 3-0 under the captaincy of KL Rahul. Men in blue have won the toss and decided to bat first.
Indian team scored 289 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs on first batting in the last ODI of the series. In reply, Zimbabwe could only manage to score 276 runs in 49.3 overs. The host got all out in that score.
Sikandar Raza with 115 runs fights till the end
Zimbabwe’s all-rounder Sikandar Raza played a brilliant inning of 115 runs in 95 balls for their team. At one point it seemed that Sikandar would give victory to his team, but another centurion of the match Shubman Gill took a brilliant catch in Shardul Thakur’s ball and ended his innings.
Avesh Khan took the highest number of wickets from the Indian bowling unit
Indian pacer Avesh Khan took a maximum of 3 wickets. Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel, and Kuldeep Yadav got 2-2 wickets each in their accounts in the match.
Shubman Gill remained the hero of the match
Shubman Gill scored the most runs in the match for India. Gill scored the first century of his international career. This Punjabi batsman scored 130 runs in 97 balls. At the same time, Ishan Kishan also scored the second fifty of his ODI career in the match.
Brad Evans took the first 5 wickets haul in ODI cricket
Brad Evans bowled brilliantly and took his first 5 wickets for Zimbabwe in ODI. Brad Evans also became the only 3rd Zimbabwean bowler to take 5 wickets in an ODI against India. His father was also present on the ground at his achievement. The father of Brad Evans was also the formal Zimbabwean cricket player.