Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe), 2001 / Commentary

Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) - 2nd match

Zimbabwe v India

India won by 9 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)

27.1

Ganguly to Blignaut, no run

27.2

Ganguly to Blignaut, no run

27.3

Ganguly to Blignaut, 1 run

27.4

Ganguly to Friend, no run

27.5

Ganguly to Friend, no run, fuller and on the off, rapped on the pads

27.6

Ganguly to Friend, no run, fuller still and outside the off, driven to covers

Zimbabwe 83/7   SC Ganguly 1-0-1-0

29.1

Ganguly to Blignaut, no run, back of a length, slow and outside the off, defended back to the on sid with soft hands

29.2

Ganguly to Blignaut, no run

29.3

Ganguly to Blignaut, 1 run, fuller and outside the off, driven nicely past mid off

29.4

Ganguly to Friend, no run, just short of a length and outside the off, played off the back foot to covers

29.5

Ganguly to Friend, no run

29.6

Ganguly to Friend, no run, back of a length and outside the off, played at and missed

Zimbabwe 89/7   SC Ganguly 2-0-2-0

31.1

Ganguly to Blignaut, no run, fullish and on the off, drvien back down the wicket

31.2

Ganguly to Blignaut, no run, back of a length, very slow and on middle and leg, played back to the bowler with the full face of the bat

31.3

Ganguly to Blignaut, 2 runs, back of a length ad slipping down the leg side, whipped away off the hips to deep fine leg

31.4

Ganguly to Blignaut, 1 run

31.5

Ganguly to Friend, no run, full and on the off, played back down the track with the full face of the bat

31.6

Ganguly to Friend, FOUR, overpitched and outside the off, Friend gets hold of that well and heaves over mid on

Zimbabwe 97/7   SC Ganguly 3-0-9-0

33.1

Ganguly to Blignaut, no run, full and on the off, defended carefully to the off side

33.2

Ganguly to Blignaut, OUT, back of a length and on middle and off, Blignaut plays a heave as though he wanted to cart the ball over the on side, the ball goes straight up in the air off the edge, Harbhajan Singh bouches the skier at mid off

AM Blignaut c Harbhajan Singh b Ganguly 13 (41m 36b 0x4 0x6) SR: 36.11

33.3

Ganguly to Friend, 2 runs, full and outside the off, driven through covers efficiently

33.4

Ganguly to Friend, no run

33.5

Ganguly to Friend, OUT, back of a length outside the off, Friend looks at the ball, hangs his bat outside the off and nudges it straight to Sehwag the lone slip fielder

TJ Friend c Sehwag b Ganguly 11 (31m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.00

33.6

Ganguly to Strang, no run

Zimbabwe 104/9   SC Ganguly 4-0-11-2

35.1

Ganguly to Strang, 1 run, back of a length and outside the off, played away to third man weith an angled bat

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   SC Ganguly 5-0-20-2

37.1

Ganguly to Strang, no run, back of a length and on the off, Strang comes down the wicket and taps the ball to the on side

37.2

Ganguly to Strang, no run, fuller and outside the off, the ball shapes away just a touch, left alone

37.3

Ganguly to Strang, no run, full and straight, on the off stump, tapped to the off side

37.4

Ganguly to Strang, no run

37.5

Ganguly to Strang, no run, back of a length and outside the off, dabbed at and missed

37.6

Ganguly to Strang, no run, full and on the off, defended away carefully

Zimbabwe 119/9   SC Ganguly 6-1-20-2
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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

© AFP

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