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    20.1 first ball of a new spell and Unadkat has struck, Sibanda has thrown it away, he was looking to loft a short of length delivery over midwicket, but his weak drive ends up as an overhead catch to the man there, the partnership is broken and Unadkat gets his second 109/2
    10.4 short of a length and Raza goes for a pull, but ends up hitting it off the bottom edge and spooning up to Shikhar Dhawan, who ran from square leg to midwicket who completes a fine diving catch. Short and wide, but Unadkat has managed to pick up a wicket, and the first blow for Zimbabwe in this chase. 45/1
    28.1 what a soft dismissal that was, that too from the set batsman, Masakadza has been tinkering with the sweep for a while now, once more he doesn't connect properly, the ball loops to short fine leg for a comfortable catch, Zimbabwe chase in tatters now 130/5
    20.5 is that a run-out, that will be a senseless loss for Zimbabwe if it is, the ball dropped off Taylor's pads and rolled along the pitch, Taylor set off for a run, there was never a run there, Masakadza knows that and sends back Taylor, who races back along with Unadkat, Taylor dives but Unadkat's under-arm throw catches him short, and in a matter of minutes the wind has been knocked out of the Zimbabwe chase 109/3
    26.1 oh dear, the reverse-sweep doesn't come off, Jadeja as always fires it fairly straight and on the stumps, Williams misses, pitching on off and spinning just a touch towards leg, there's a massive appeal, the umpire takes his time to decide, the ball rolls wide of slip, Williams decides to chance a single, no way there was a single there, in any case the umpire lifts his finger signalling the lbw, otherwise he would have been run out 127/4
    30.2 another batsman falls going for the sweep, the googly once more does the job, he was late in playing the shot and the ball has almost spun past and struck him on the thigh, that was going on to take leg stump, huge lbw appeal and the umpire doesn't need much time to decide that's out 133/6
    48.1 at long last India have dismissed Chigumbura, the first time they have managed to do it in four innings, it was a back of a length ball that rose up outside off, nicked through to the keeper, Chigumbura's resistance is over 221/7
    not out
    49.4 terrific delivery from Unadkat, homing in on the base of off stump, far too good for Jarvis, the stumps rattle, Jarvis is on his way 236/8
    49.5 Unadkat gets another one, Brian Vitori has gone for a golden duck, looked to swipe that one to the leg side, he misses and again the stumps are disturbed 236/9
    not out
    20 (b 1, lb 12, nb 1, w 6)
    236/9 (50 Overs, RR: 4.72)
    Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Sikandar Raza, 10.4 ov), 2-109 (V Sibanda, 20.1 ov), 3-109 (BRM Taylor, 20.5 ov), 4-127 (SC Williams, 26.1 ov), 5-130 (H Masakadza, 28.1 ov), 6-133 (MN Waller, 30.2 ov), 7-221 (E Chigumbura, 48.1 ov), 8-236 (KM Jarvis, 49.4 ov), 9-236 (BV Vitori, 49.5 ov)
    R Vinay Kumar9.024905.44348100
    Mohammed Shami10.005215.20336020
    JD Unadkat10.034144.10383100
    RA Jadeja10.013013.00371011
    A Mishra10.014624.60361210
    SK Raina1.00505.0040020

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