Zimbabwe Stun India By Two Runs To Take 1-0 Lead In Three-Match Series
Zimbabwe stunned India by two runs in the first of three T20s at Harare. Indian skipper MS Dhoni could not take team over the line with eight needed off the final over
Hamilton Masakadza got Zimbabwe off to a brilliant start as he scored 25 off just 15 balls before being dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah.
Chamu Chibhabha complemented Masakadza well and hit three boundaries in his innings of 20
Rishi Dhawan, who made his T20I debut today, struck to get rid of Chamu Chibhabha.
With wickets falling from other end, Elton Chigumbura came to the rescue and scored a blistering fifty to help Zimbabwe post a competitive 170/6
Chibhabha also contributed with the ball as he took the crucial wickets of Mandeep Singh and Ambati Rayudu, both of whom looked dangerous early on in the innings
Manish Pandey was India's best batsmen of the match as he scored 48 off 35 balls but his dismissal left the team in a tricky situation
With eight runs required off the last over, Neville Madziva (R) executed his yorkers to perfection as Zimbabwe stunned India by two runs in the first of the three T20Is at Harare Sports Club.