Zimbabwe vs India | Sikander Raza’s brave knock goes in vain as India complete 3-0 sweep

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India accomplished a 3-0 sweep of the ODI sequence towards Zimbabwe after securing a 13-run win on Monday.

Gill’s 130 powered India to a 3-0 win over Zimbabwe (Courtesy: AP)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • India accomplished the clear sweep with a 13-run win on Monday
  • Gill scored his maiden hundred in ODIs
  • Raza battled valiantly however his knock went in useless

Sikander Raza’s valiant hundred went in useless as India accomplished a 3-0 sweep over Zimbabwe with a 13-run win on Monday. Earlier within the day, Shubman Gill had scored his maiden ODI hundred.

Having gained the toss, captain KL Rahul determined to bat first and the choice turned out to be one. Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan acquired the guests off to begin.

Brad Evans then eliminated the India skipper for 30 runs with the rating at 63 and India went on to lose Dhawan quickly after with simply 84 runs on the board in 21 overs.

Gill and Ishan Kishan got here collectively, with the previous persevering with his scintillating kind within the 50-over format. The duo scored 140 runs of their partnership, Kishan scoring a fifty earlier than being run out.

Gill carried on and scored his maiden hundred off simply 82 balls after which continued his onslaught on the Zimbabwean bowling. The 22-year-old ended up with 130 runs off 97 deliveries because the Indian innings got here to an finish at 289 runs. Evans picked up 5 wickets for the hosts.

In response, Zimbabwe did not get off to the perfect of begins as they misplaced Harmless Kaia with simply seven runs on the board. In addition they misplaced Kaitano to an damage throughout the innings, however Sean Williams stayed sturdy.

The left-hander scored 45 runs to get the hosts into a powerful place. Nonetheless, his keep on the crease was ended by Axar Patel and the Zimbabwean innings began to lose its method.

Nonetheless, Sikander Raza took up the duty on himself and delivered a high quality present for the followers in attendance and smashed a spectacular hundred to push the sport right down to the wire.

He obtained good assist from Evans because the Indian bowlers began to really feel the stress.

When Evans lastly departed, the momentum was firmly with the hosts. However there was a twist within the story as Raza was dismissed by an excellent catch from Gill, ending his innings at 115 from 95 balls.

Avesh Khan then bowled Nyauchi to safe the win for India.

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