Ajinkya Rahane Surprised to be Named Stand-in India Captain
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Ajinkya Rahane Surprised to be Named Stand-in India Captain

Ajinkya Rahane was put in charge of a second-string squad for the tour of Zimbabwe for three ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals while resting MS Dhoni and a host of other senior cricketers.

Zimbabwe pacer Kyle Jarvis retires from international cricket
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Zimbabwe pacer Kyle Jarvis retires from international cricket

Kyle Jarvis, who played for Essex in the Second XI Championship in 2011 and first-class cricket for Central Districts in New Zealand for two years, said he planned to pursue a career in county cricket and Twenty20.

Jagmohan Dalmiya congratulates Virat Kohli-led victoriuos Team India
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Jagmohan Dalmiya congratulates Virat Kohli-led victoriuos Team India

In the absence of regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was given a much-needed rest, Kohli-led India reigned supreme in all the five matches for their 5-0 victory.

Team India turn tutors after hammering hapless Zimbabwe
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Team India turn tutors after hammering hapless Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe were mauled 0-5 in the series by a team, which did not feature some of its key players including regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Parvez Rasool
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Parvez Rasool's not playing the 5th ODI defended by Virat Kohli

India swept the series 5-0 and in the final ODI, it was expected that Rasool would be given a chance as the side had an invincible lead in hand but Kohli said the 24-year-old would get his break later.

Parvez Rasool got a raw deal, will get his chance in future, says BCCI official Rajeev Shukla
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Parvez Rasool got a raw deal, will get his chance in future, says BCCI official Rajeev Shukla

The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister had tweeted that he was disappointed that the off spinner did not get a game in the 5 match odi series in zimbabwe which india won all easily.

India vs Zimbabwe stats: India record 5-0 clean sweep for first time on foreign soil
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India vs Zimbabwe stats: India record 5-0 clean sweep for first time on foreign soil

India have won eight successive games this year - one vs West Indies, two vs Sri Lanka followed by five vs Zimbabwe in the just concluded series.

India vs Zimbabwe: Virat Kohli credits Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his success as captain
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India vs Zimbabwe: Virat Kohli credits Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his success as captain

Under Virat Kohli's captaincy, India recorded their first-ever five-match ODI series whitewash on foreign soil after they thrashed Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the final match at Bulawayo.

India vs Zimbabwe: Amit Mishra equals Javagal Srinath
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India vs Zimbabwe: Amit Mishra equals Javagal Srinath's world record for most wickets in bilateral ODI series

Mishra's personal best of 6/48 in 8.5 overs on Saturday took his series tally to 18, equalling the record held by compatriot Javagal Srinath.

India vs Zimbabwe: Parvez Rasool warms the benches, fails to get a game
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India vs Zimbabwe: Parvez Rasool warms the benches, fails to get a game

Once the series was clinched by taking an unassailable 3-0 lead, Indian skipper Virat Kohli was expected to give all the bench players a chance.

Omar Abdullah says
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Omar Abdullah says 'I'm supposed to have an opinion' after Tweeting support for Parvez Rasool

Omar's Twitter read "Did you really have to take him all the way to Zimbabwe to demoralise him? Wouldn't it have been cheaper to just do it at home". Shashi Tharoor tweeted: "What's the point leading 4-0 if you can't give every member of the touring team a chance to play at least once by reshuffling the deck now.

India vs Zimbabwe: India complete 5-0 whitewash against Zimbabwe after 7-wicket win
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India vs Zimbabwe: India complete 5-0 whitewash against Zimbabwe after 7-wicket win

After Amit Mishra took six wickets as Zimbabwe folded for 163 in 39.5 overs, India rode on Rahane's fifty and Jadeja's 48 not out to complete the whitewash.

India (Ind) vs Zimbabwe (Zim) 5th ODI: India win by 7 wickets, sweep series 5-0
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India (Ind) vs Zimbabwe (Zim) 5th ODI: India win by 7 wickets, sweep series 5-0

India complete a 5-0 series whitewash after registering a comfortable 7-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the fifth ODI at Bulawayo. Catch all the highlights from the India vs Zimbabwe match, as they happen.

Give Parvez Rasool a chance in Zimbabwe, J&K CM Omar Abdullah urges BCCI
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Give Parvez Rasool a chance in Zimbabwe, J&K CM Omar Abdullah urges BCCI

The Chief Minister, an avid cricket follower, has expressed disappointment that the Jammu and Kashmir cricketer has not been given a game even though India has taken an unassailable lead in five-match the ODI series against Zimbabwe.

Lack of application has been a problem: Elton Chigumbura
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Lack of application has been a problem: Elton Chigumbura

After three defeats in Harare, Zimbabwe were expected to perform better on the batsmen-friendly wicket at the Queens Sports Club here, but that was not the case as the hosts collapsed to be all out for 144.

5th ODI preview: India eye whitewash, Zimbabwe desperate for win
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5th ODI preview: India eye whitewash, Zimbabwe desperate for win

Aside from a bright spark here or a fighting effort there, Zimbabwe's performance has been expectedly sub-standard against India, a team which was missing some of its key players such as regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, pacer Umesh Yadav and off-spinner R Ashwin.

Playing under Mahendra Singh Dhoni has helped me a lot, says Mohit Sharma
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Playing under Mahendra Singh Dhoni has helped me a lot, says Mohit Sharma

Mohit Sharma, who came into the spotlight with impressive performances in the Indian Premier League this season, said it was not easy to send down miserly spells during powerplays. Having played under skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in pressure conditions though has helped him a great deal.

Mohit Sharma becomes first Indian since 1980 to bag Man of the Match on ODI debut
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Mohit Sharma becomes first Indian since 1980 to bag Man of the Match on ODI debut

His wait for ODI debut was a bit prolonged for the 24-year-old but once Mohit Sharma got a chance, he made the most of it to wreck Zimbabwe's prospects.

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