IND vs ZIM / Team India won against Zimbabwe in the third T20, Gill and Sundar showed their prowess

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jul 10, 2024, 08:12 PM
IND vs ZIM: After losing the first match, Team India has made winning in Harare a habit. After winning the second T20 by 100 runs, now Team India has defeated Zimbabwe in the third T20 as well. In the match played in Harare, Team India batted first and scored 182 runs in 20 overs, in response, the Zimbabwe team gave a good fight but could not reach the target. With this win, Team India is now 2-1 ahead in the T20 series. The next match of the T20 series will be played on Saturday.

Shubman-Washington brought victory

The heroes of Team India's victory were captain Shubman Gill and off-spinner Washington Sundar. Shubman Gill played an innings of 66 runs in 49 balls. At the same time, Washington Sundar took 3 wickets for just 15 runs in 4 overs. Apart from these two players, Rituraj Gaikwad made an important contribution to Team India's victory by playing an innings of 49 runs in 28 balls.

Zimbabwe also gave a good reply

The Zimbabwe team did lose this match but it fought till the end. At one point, half of Zimbabwe's team was finished in just 7 overs. There were only 39 runs on the scoreboard. But after this, Dion Mayers and wicketkeeper Clive Madande batted brilliantly and gave a good fight to Team India. Mayers scored an unbeaten 65 runs off 49 balls. Madande played an innings of 37 runs in 26 balls. However, these innings were not enough to make Zimbabwe win.

Team India's top order shines

In the third T20, Team India changed its opening partnership apart from four changes in the playing eleven. Yashasvi Jaiswal came out to open with captain Gill. Jaiswal and Gill together contributed 67 runs in 49 balls. Jaiswal was dismissed after scoring 36 runs in 27 balls. However, last match's centurion Abhishek Sharma could score only 10 runs in 9 balls. After this, Rituraj Gaikwad made a half-century partnership with captain Gill. Gill was out after scoring 66 runs in 49 balls. At the same time, Gaikwad missed the half-century by just one run.