Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe), 2001 / Commentary

Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) - 2nd match

Zimbabwe v India

India won by 9 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)

0.2

Nehra to Campbell, OUT, once again a touch short of a length, outside the off, shaping away beautifully, Campbell can't resist and goes for a half hearted drive, the nick goes through to Dighe and Zimbabwe have got off to the worst possible start

ADR Campbell c †Dighe b Nehra 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Zimbabwe 0/1   DD Ebrahim 0* (0b)   A Nehra 0.2-0-0-1

5.1

Khan to Carlisle, OUT, quicker one outside the off from Zaheer Khan, Carlisle dabs at the ball away from his body outside the off, the ball kisses the edge and goes through to the waiting hands of Laxman at second slip

SV Carlisle c Laxman b Khan 6 (22m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 27.27

Zimbabwe 15/2   DD Ebrahim 7* (7b)   Z Khan 2.1-0-4-1

5.6

Khan to Flower, OUT, quicker ball, rising a bit on Grant Flower outside the off, Flower goes for a half cut half drive andd only manages to drag the ball back onto the stumps, another one bites the dust!

GW Flower b Khan 4 (4m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Zimbabwe 20/3   DD Ebrahim 7* (7b)   Z Khan 3-0-9-2

11.1

Agarkar to Whittall, OUT, short and wide outside the off stump, Whittall has a swing at it, takes the outside edge and goes flying in the air, down to third man, Rahul Dravid the happy fielder, gets around and takes a good catch

GJ Whittall c Dravid b Agarkar 7 (26m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.17

Zimbabwe 35/4   DD Ebrahim 10* (22b)   AB Agarkar 0.1-0-0-1

12.4

Nehra to Viljoen, OUT, short of a length, well outside the off stump, swinging away, Viljoen reaches for it, takes the edge, straight to ganguly at third slip

DP Viljoen c Ganguly b Nehra 1 (6m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Zimbabwe 39/5   DD Ebrahim 12* (25b)   A Nehra 6.4-1-21-2

23.1

Agarkar to Ebrahim, OUT, back of a length, outside the off, the ball pitches and moves out a touch, Ebrahim is committed to the shot and can't help edging the ball straight to Laxman at slip

DD Ebrahim c Laxman b Agarkar 32 (111m 53b 2x4 0x6) SR: 60.37

Zimbabwe 77/6   HH Streak 13* (36b 1x4)   AB Agarkar 6.1-0-22-2

26.2

Harbhajan Singh to Blignaut, OUT, Blignaut taps the ball down to the off side and sets off for a quick single

HH Streak run out 16 (60m 44b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Zimbabwe 82/7   AM Blignaut 2* (10b)   Harbhajan Singh 3.2-0-10-0

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

Zimbabwe 102/8   TJ Friend 9* (17b 1x4)   SC Ganguly 3.2-0-9-1

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

Zimbabwe 104/9   T Taibu 0* (0b)   SC Ganguly 3.5-0-11-2

41.5

Agarkar to Strang, OUT, full, straight and quick, good yorker that, cleans up Bryan Strang, that's the end of the Zimbabwe innings

BC Strang b Agarkar 4 (32m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 17.39

Zimbabwe 133/10   T Taibu 19* (26b 3x4)   AB Agarkar 9.5-1-26-3
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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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