Zimbabwe will take on India in the second match of their three-match Twenty20 international series at the Harare Sports Club on Monday, June 20.
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The hosts have taken a 1-0 lead in the ongoing series after edging the first match by a couple of runs on Saturday following a catastrophic 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series that preceded the current series between the two nations. cricket bet tips
Batting first on Saturday, Zimbabwe managed to post 170/6 thanks to a late show from former captain Elton Chigumbura. He scored 54 runs off just 26 deliveries on the occasion online Cricket bet tips.
The home team also saw Chamu Chibhabha, Hamilton Masakadza, Sikandar Raza and Malcolm Waller make important contributions with the bat. Jaspreet Bumrah was the most successful bowler for India with two wickets to his name. Axar Patel, Rishi Dhawan and Yuzvendra Chahal all managed to get one wicket each.
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India did not make a very bright start to the chase as they lost Lokesh Rahul in the very first ball of the innings. Mandeep Singh and Ambati Rayudu put on 44 runs for the second wicket before both were out. Manish Pandey hit 48 off 35 deliveries from the middle order and Kedar Jadhav also got going before being dismissed by Taurai Muzarabani. The two wickets changed the course of the game big time. live cricket bet tips
Axar Patel showed real fight as India neared the target with 18 runs off just nine deliveries but India still fell short by a couple of runs. Curiously enough, MS Dhoni remained unbeaten on 19 runs at the end but the Indian skipper had used up 17 deliveries accumulating his runs. It was quite surprising to see a man who has always maintained a healthy strike-rate in this format struggle to score runs. His failure to score ultimately cost his side in what was an otherwise competitive game of cricket. online cricket bet tips
While Zimbabwe will be glad to have got their first win against India since the visitors landed in this country, the side still need to address some areas of their game. Similarly, online cricket bet tips India have to concentrate on getting more wickets than they managed last time around. The top order also needs to fire with the lower order seemingly unable to take the heat in crunch situations.