Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe), 2001 / Commentary

Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) - 2nd match

Zimbabwe v India

India won by 9 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)

34.1

Khan to Taibu, no run, full, fast and just outside the off, the ball cuts through Taibu and slips through the gap between bat and pad

34.2

Khan to Taibu, no run

34.3

Khan to Taibu, 3 runs, overpitched and outside the off, driven well through the covers, good running gets the batsmen three

Zimbabwe 107/9   T Taibu 3* (3b)

35.2

Ganguly to Taibu, FOUR, overpitched and outside the off, the little man Taibu moves across like a top order batsman and laces the ball through covers, top shot that

35.3

Ganguly to Taibu, no run, fuller and on the off, played back down the wicket

35.4

Ganguly to Taibu, FOUR, short of a length and far outside the off, Taibu rocks onto the back foot and cuts the ball splendidly to the point fence, another shot that suggests that Taibu bats better than his number 10 position suggests

35.5

Ganguly to Taibu, no run

35.6

Ganguly to Taibu, no run, back of a length and outside the off, left alone to end a very good over for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe 118/9   T Taibu 11* (8b 2x4)

36.3

Khan to Taibu, no run, full and fast, attempted yorker from Zaheer Khan, well dug out by Taibu

36.4

Khan to Taibu, no run, just short of a length and on the off stump, Taibu moves across the stumps nicely and defends back down the wicket

36.5

Khan to Taibu, no run, short of a length and outside the off, Taibu dabs at it and misses

36.6

Khan to Taibu, no run, full and on the off, played back down the wicket to the bowler

Zimbabwe 119/9   T Taibu 11* (12b 2x4)

38.1

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, no run

38.2

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, 1 run, full and on the poff, swept away to deep square leg

38.5

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, no run

38.6

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, 1 run, quick and flat outside the off, driven with the full face of the bat to long off

Zimbabwe 122/9   T Taibu 13* (16b 2x4)

39.1

Agarkar to Taibu, no run, full and outside the off, pushed through nicely by Agarkar, Taibu plays and misses

39.2

Agarkar to Taibu, no run

39.3

Agarkar to Taibu, 1 run, back of a length and outside the off - only just, angled away to third man

Zimbabwe 123/9   T Taibu 14* (19b 2x4)

40.1

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, FOUR, well flighted and on the off, the ball spins in from outside the off, Taibu moves across and glances the ball nicely to the fine leg fence

40.2

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, no run

40.3

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, no run, flatter and on the off, defended

40.4

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, no run

40.5

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, no run, outside the off, a fizzing top spinner, defended away carefully

40.6

Harbhajan Singh to Taibu, 4 byes, well flighted and outside the off, the ball rips square and goes right through the gate, classic off spinner's delivery, Dighe fumbles it even as his Zimbabwean counterpart is far down the wicket, goof on the part of the Indian stumper that

Zimbabwe 131/9   T Taibu 18* (25b 3x4)

41.4

Agarkar to Taibu, 1 run, full and on the off, defended to the on side with soft hands

Zimbabwe 133/9   T Taibu 19* (26b 3x4)
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Photos

Jun 25, 2001

24 June 2001: Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) 2001, 2nd Match, Zimbabwe v India, Harare Sports Club.

Grant Flower plays on to Zaheer Khan

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Jun 25, 2001

24 June 2001: Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) 2001, 2nd Match, Zimbabwe v India, Harare Sports Club.

Harbhajan gives Sodhi a hug for running out Streak

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