India celebrate after pulling off yet another close win against Zimbabwe, India v Zimbabwe, VB Series, 8th ODI, Adelaide, January 24, 2004 © AFP

  • Jan 24, 2004

    A flag flutters at half mast above the Bradman stands as the sun finally set on Zimbabwe © AFP

  • Jan 24, 2004

    VVS Laxman took a blinder to get rid of Andy Blignaut and the wheels came off for Zimbabwe © Getty Images

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    Sean Ervine was tragically run out and India were back in the hunt © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Sourav Ganguly was desperate as Zimbabwe threatened to run away with the game © AFP

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Sean Ervine and Stuart Carlisle had piled on a record 202 runs © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Stuart Carlisle's magnificent century took Zimbabwe to the brink © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Sean Ervine's maiden century was his most important innings for Zimbabwe © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Sean Ervine could innovate when Zimbabwe needed to up the rate of scoring © AFP

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Stuart Carlisle made sure he took no risks and yet scored briskly © AFP

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    Sean Ervine was the perfect partner for Stuart Carlisle © AFP

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Stuart Carlisle had to put his head down as three wickets had fallen quickly © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    India began well as Lakshmipathy Balaji took a fine catch to dismiss Vusi Sibanda © AFP

  • Jan 24, 2004

    It was VVS Laxman who saved the day for India with a magnificent century © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    Rohan Gavaskar celebrated his maiden ODI half-century © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    VVS Laxman unfurled a wide array of strokes and sent the Zimbabweans scurrying for cover © Getty Images

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    Rohan Gavaskar proved an able ally for VVS Laxman © Getty Images

  • Jan 24, 2004

    VVS Laxman put the pressure back on Zimbabwe with some dismissive flicks © Getty Images

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    Even with India in trouble VVS Laxman batted fluently © Getty Images