Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe), 2001 / Commentary

Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) - 2nd match

Zimbabwe v India

India won by 9 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)

5.2

Khan to Flower, FOUR, full and outside the off, Grant Flower wallops that through the cover point region, cracking shot that first up

Zimbabwe 19/2   GW Flower 4* (1b 1x4)   Z Khan 2.2-0-8-1

8.4

Nehra to Whittall, FOUR, fuller and on the off, prodigious late inswing, the ball goes off the inside edge past the leg stump and runs away to the fence at fine leg

Zimbabwe 31/3   GJ Whittall 5* (12b 1x4)   A Nehra 4.4-1-18-1

15.2

Agarkar to Ebrahim, FOUR, Yorker, tries to dig it out, gets and edge and goes between keeper and first slip for four

Zimbabwe 48/5   DD Ebrahim 20* (33b 1x4)   AB Agarkar 2.2-0-12-1

18.6

Nehra to Ebrahim, FOUR, wide and overpitched once more, driven hard through the covers, excellent timing and placement, the ball races away to the cover fence

Zimbabwe 62/5   DD Ebrahim 27* (43b 2x4)   A Nehra 10-2-33-2

20.6

Harbhajan Singh to Streak, FOUR, down the leg side and spinning forther, huge sweep played but not executed well, the ball goes off the edge to the fine leg fence

Zimbabwe 69/5   HH Streak 9* (28b 1x4)   Harbhajan Singh 1-0-5-0

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   TJ Friend 7* (14b 1x4)   SC Ganguly 3-0-9-0

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

Zimbabwe 114/9   T Taibu 7* (4b 1x4)   SC Ganguly 4.2-0-16-2

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

Zimbabwe 118/9   T Taibu 11* (6b 2x4)   SC Ganguly 4.4-0-20-2

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

Zimbabwe 127/9   T Taibu 18* (20b 3x4)   Harbhajan Singh 8.1-1-28-0
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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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