It was in 2010 that a similar looking Team India had to undergo humiliation in Zimbabwe losing both their matches to the much underrated hosts in a tri-series featuring Sri Lanka. Suresh Raina was the skipper then, Virat Kohli will be now, but Men in Blue will have to contend with a charged up Zimbabwe side yet again. (All AFP photos)
Hamilton Masakadza gave his opening partner Brendan Taylor good support in 2010 - scoring 46 and 66 against a struggling Indian side.
Sean Williams (seen batting in the image) has done decently well for Zimbabwe. He might not have been there in 2010 but his batting average of 32+ and 13 ODI fifties suggest that he is capable enough. He is also a handy left-arm orthodox bowler.
Elton Chigumbura was the captain when India toured Zimbabwe in 2010. Brendan Taylor may have taken over in that sense but Chigumbura remains an integral part of their setup. He is a good hitter of the cricket ball and is decent while rolling his arm over.
Ray Price, the always-present Zimbabwean, is not the most feared but definitely respected. At 37 years of age, he might be coming to the fag end of his career but won't leave any chance to impress. Against India though, his record is not all that great with an average of 70.25 and economy of 4.68.
Brendan Taylor, the Zimbabwe skipper, was the thorn in Indian flesh in the 2010 tour. Almost single-handedly, he handed India humiliating defeats. He will miss the likes of Tatenda Taibu, Craig Ervine, Andy Blignaut and Charles Coventry.
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