Match Notes

Highest on debut for India

86

The previous highest by an India batsman on ODI debut - by Robin Uthappa against England in 2006. KL Rahul has passed him.

Rayudu as quick as Dhoni

29

No. of innings taken by Ambati Rayudu to score 1000 ODI runs. He is the joint fourth-fastest India batsman to the landmark. MS Dhoni also took 29 innings.

Only the second

1

Number of India openers to make a fifty on debut in ODIs before KL Rahul. Robin Uthappa had made 86 against England in Indore in 2006.

Debutant openers

1976

Last time before this two debutants opened for India in an ODI. Parthasarthi Sharma and Dilip Vengsarkar had opened against NZ in an ODI in Christchurch.

Spin strangle

2.65

Economy of India's spinners in the match - their ninth best in an ODI when spinners have bowled at least 20 overs.

Scrooges

91

Runs conceded by India in 30 overs - the least they have conceded in the first 30 overs of an ODI in the last ten years.

Powerplay? hardly

46

Dots faced by Zimbabwe batsmen in the first ten overs. The hosts managed only 32 runs off the Powerplay.

Masakadza in form

219

Runs by Hamilton Masakadza in three innings in Zimbabwe's previous ODI series against Afghanistan. He averaged 73.0 with one century and a fifty.