India in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Zimbabwe v India

India won by 58 runs

1.3

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, full and wide outside off stump. Dhawan gets forward and tries to squeeze this through cover, but unable to get significant bat on it, and the ball goes harmlessly to the off siide

1.4

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, better length from Vitori. Fuller length outside off stump and Dhawan defends back to the bowler

1.5

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, Lovely outswinger from Vitori! On a length outside off stump, Dhawan is drawn in, and before he lays bat on ball the ball deviates away from the bat and through to the keeper.

1.6

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, On a length and Dhawan blocks it to the bowler

India 3/1   S Dhawan 0* (4b)

3.1

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, just short of a length outside off stump. Dhawan plays no shot

3.2

Vitori to Dhawan, 3 runs, this one is pitched fuller and going down the leg side. Dhawan glances it just behind square and it almost carries to the boundary before Malcolm Waller dives and flicks the ball back into the field of play. Great fielding effort!

India 14/1   S Dhawan 3* (6b)

4.1

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, short delivery angling past off stump. Dhawan puts hit bat out but reins it in as the ball carries to the keeper

4.2

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 no ball, And Dhawan is out! Almost a carbon copy of the last delivery as this is pitched just short of a length angling past the off stump. Dhawan again hangs his bat, but is unable to bring it back in as the ball hits the edge and carries to slip. But hold on, there is a twist in the tale as instant replay shows that Jarvis has overstepped, which may mean the decision will be reversed. Some deliberation from the third umpire. It has been confirmed. Jarvis has bowled a front foot no ball, which means not only do Zimbabwe lose out on the wicket, but have to sustain a free hit as well

4.2

Jarvis to Dhawan, 5 no balls, Jarvis pitches a yorker length delivery on leg stump, good idea but gets the line wrong, and even though Dhawan has a swipe to work it away to the leg side, but it ends up being called a no ball. What is Jarvis doing? Free hit once again

4.2

Jarvis to Dhawan, FOUR, Jarvis, trying to compensate, ends up pitching a full toss outside off and Dhawan helps himself with a sumptuous cover drive for four

4.3

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run

4.4

Jarvis to Dhawan, FOUR, pitches full and on off stump, right in the slot, and Dhawan obliges with another cover drive through the gap. Jarvis losing the plot here

4.5

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 run, pitches this full and wide of off stump. Dhawan squeezes it through the slip region, and the ball is gathered by third man

India 29/1   S Dhawan 12* (13b 2x4)

5.1

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, short of length ball speared in on the middle and leg stump, Dhawan tucks it to square leg

5.2

Vitori to Dhawan, 1 run, back of a length delivery and on middle stump, Dhawan nudges it to short mid wicket and hares across for a single

India 30/1   S Dhawan 13* (15b 2x4)

7.1

Vitori to Dhawan, 1 run, short and angling down the pads. Dhawan works it to long leg for a single

India 37/2   S Dhawan 14* (16b 2x4)

8.1

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, full and angling past the off stump. Dhawan gets forward to defend but the ball shapes away from the bat and to the keeper

8.2

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, droppedvery full delivery just outside off stump. Dhawan is forward to drive it and ends up inducing an edge which carries at a comfortable height to Taylor, but he ends up spilling it. This one looked regulation. Bad miss by the Zimbabweans

8.3

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 no ball, And Jarvis has pulled a Steven Finn! As he completes his action, Jarvis knocks the non-strikers stump on the way, and its called a no ball, but no free hit

8.3

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 run, pitches wide and full. Dhawan able to squeeze it square for a single

8.6

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, full and wide and Dhawan happy to leave it alone. Must be thinking about that let-off from Taylor.

India 43/2   S Dhawan 15* (21b 2x4)

10.1

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, full and going past the off stump. Left alone by Dhawan.

10.2

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, full and wide of off stump. Once again left alone.

10.3

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, full and angling past the off stump. Dhawan content to let it go through.

10.4

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, short of a length and outside off stump. Dhawan lets it go through. Jarvis getting some extra bounce.

10.5

Jarvis to Dhawan, FOUR, on a length and pitched outside off stump. Dhawan shuffles down the track and plays through the gap in extra-cover

10.6

Jarvis to Dhawan, no run, pitches on a length angling away from off stump. Dhawan blocks it to the offside.

India 48/2   S Dhawan 19* (27b 3x4)

11.5

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, short and wide from Vitori. Exaggerated bounce from Vitori. Left alone by Dhawan.

11.6

Vitori to Dhawan, 1 run, pitches short and angling down the pads. Dhawan glances this behind square for a single.

India 51/2   S Dhawan 20* (29b 3x4)

12.1

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 wide, starts off with an offside wide.

12.1

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, better line from Chatara. Stiffened appeal from the Zimbabwe fielders as the ball hits the pads, but it looks high

12.2

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, Dhawan plays this to cover for a single.

12.4

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, fuller length from Chatara and Dhawan defends it to the offside

12.5

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, lovely angled delivery from Chatara as it goes past off stump to the keeper

12.6

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, short of a length and Dhawan plays it to the offside for none

India 54/2   S Dhawan 21* (34b 3x4)

13.4

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, another short ball,Vitori grunts with the effort as he bowls that, Dhawan ducks under

13.5

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, length ball on middle and leg, defended down the track towards the bowler

13.6

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, back of a length ball just outside off, tapped towards cover to end the over

India 56/3   S Dhawan 21* (37b 3x4)

14.2

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 wide, banged in short, comes slowly off the pitch, Dhawan abandons the pull as the ball loops down the leg side

14.2

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, pushed in front of midwicket

India 59/3   S Dhawan 22* (38b 3x4)

15.1

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 wide, starts with a straight length ball down the leg side to the left-hander

15.1

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, on the pads, worked behind square leg

15.5

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, comes forward and defends down the pitch

15.6

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, shortish, he opened up initially thinking of the pull probably, but it came off slowly and he ended up blocking

India 62/3   S Dhawan 23* (41b 3x4)

16.2

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, angled across, he takes a step forward and pulls bat out of the way

16.3

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 wide, pitches good length and skids down the leg side, extras keep piling up

16.3

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, pitched up for the drive outside off and he does, out to the sweeper

India 65/3   S Dhawan 24* (43b 3x4)

17.1

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, ooh, that was close, superb delivery from Chigumbura, just a hint of movement still there, Dhawan opens the face looking to run it down, beaten

17.2

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, shorter and around off stump, defended towards point

17.3

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, well-judged single, Dhawan played that shortish ball with soft hands, dropping the ball to the off side, immediately sets off, Karthik responds swiftly

17.5

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 2 leg byes, short of length ball heading down the leg side, off the pads and towards fine leg

17.6

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, on leg stump once more, Dhawan looking ungainly as he tucks that towards square leg

India 70/4   S Dhawan 26* (48b 3x4)

18.1

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, full ball on the pads, driven crisply towards midwicket by Dhawan

18.2

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, a direct hit and that could have been five down. Dhawan hit it firmly towards mid-off but still wants the single, he had to put his skates on for that, just beating that throw

India 71/4   S Dhawan 27* (50b 3x4)

19.1

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, slanting across outside off, Dhawan happy to shoulder arms

19.2

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, length ball on leg stump, Dhawan is comfortable but not exactly elegant as he nudges that towards midwicket

India 72/4   S Dhawan 28* (52b 3x4)

20.1

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, short of length ball on leg stump, defended to the leg side

20.2

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, another quick single, length ball outside off is dabbed towards cover

20.4

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, short ball on leg stump, Dhawan swivels as he pulls that down towards fine leg, wasn't looking to power that one, just guides it along

India 77/4   S Dhawan 30* (55b 3x4)

21.1

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, angles across outside off, Dhawan wants to drive that through cover but is beaten

21.2

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, pitched up and close to off stump, Dhawan keeps bat and pad close as he blocks to the right of the bowler

21.3

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 wide, short ball and the angles takes it too wide outside off

21.3

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, not as short as the previous one, and not as far outside off either, Dhawan leaves

21.4

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, pitched up and on off stump, defended towards midwicket and a quick single is taken

21.6

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, pitched up and on the pads, tapped towards square leg

India 81/4   S Dhawan 32* (60b 3x4)

22.1

Chatara to Dhawan, FOUR, short ball on leg stump, a fierce pull from Dhawan sends that in the air just behind square leg and a dive from the man at long leg can't stop that from reaching the rope

22.2

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, length ball outside off this time, gracefully works that through the off for a single

22.4

Chatara to Dhawan, no run, defended back towards the bowler

22.5

Chatara to Dhawan, FOUR, back of a length and outside off, helped towards point, batsmen think of a tight single but there isn't time, fielder fires in the throw and the man backing up can't collect, four overthrows there

22.6

Chatara to Dhawan, FOUR, very expensive over this, full and on the pads, easy to help that down to the fine-leg boundary

India 95/4   S Dhawan 45* (65b 6x4)

24.3

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, length ball on middle stump, defended back towards the bowler

24.4

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, length ball on leg stump, defended toward square leg by Dhawan

India 100/4   S Dhawan 46* (67b 6x4)

25.2

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, overpitched and on leg stump, nudged behind square leg for one more

25.5

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, gets well forward and jabs the ball towards midwicket

India 112/4   S Dhawan 48* (69b 6x4)

26.1

Chigumbura to Dhawan, FOUR, pitched up and on the pads, Dhawan whips that away towards square leg for a boundary to bring up his half-century, a chancy knock but he has stuck it out

26.2

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, pushed down the ground for a single

26.4

Chigumbura to Dhawan, 1 run, keeps straying onto the pads, tucked to square leg for one more

26.6

Chigumbura to Dhawan, no run, short of length ball on leg stump, again the wrong line, eased down to short fine leg for one more

India 120/4   S Dhawan 54* (73b 7x4)

27.4

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run

India 126/4   S Dhawan 55* (74b 7x4)

28.3

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run, eased to short cover

28.4

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run, full and on middle and off, defended back to the bowler

28.5

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run, on a length on middle and angling towards off. Dhawan tries to sweep it square but unable to get enough bat on ball

28.6

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run, fuller and on middle stump. Dhawan defends to the bowler.

India 130/4   S Dhawan 55* (78b 7x4)

29.2

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, speared in full and going down the legside. Dhawan adjusts to get some bat on it but finds the square leg fielder

29.3

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, push-driven to long off

29.5

Utseya to Dhawan, 2 runs, full and outside off. Dhawan steers this to third man for a couple.

29.6

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, full and on off. Dhawan presses forward to defend to the offside.

India 135/4   S Dhawan 58* (82b 7x4)

30.2

Masakadza to Dhawan, 1 run, on a length angling past the off stump. Chips out and defends the length ball to long off

30.6

Masakadza to Dhawan, 1 run, full and pitched wide of off stump. Dhawan drives it through extra-cover for a single.

India 139/4   S Dhawan 60* (84b 7x4)

31.1

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 wide, full and on off stump. Dhawan drives this down the ground for a single.

31.1

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, full and on off stump. Dhawan drives this down the ground for a single.

31.3

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, single to point

31.4

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run

India 143/4   S Dhawan 62* (87b 7x4)

32.2

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 run, short of a length and outside off stump. Dhawan plays it to cover for a single.

32.4

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 run, on a length and on middle. Dhawan drives to long-off for a single

32.6

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 run, on a length angling past of the off stump. Dhawan walks down and drives through cover for a single to long-off.

India 150/4   S Dhawan 65* (90b 7x4)

33.1

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, wide and outside off, on a fuller length. Dhawan tries to drill this square through the offside but is unable to get any bat on it.

33.2

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, full and on off stump. Dhawan gets under it and heaves it over the extra-cover region, but manages to miss the fielder. Dhawan's good luck continues

33.4

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, full and wide outside off stump. Dhawan cuts it square and gets a single.

India 153/4   S Dhawan 67* (93b 7x4)

34.1

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, full and pitched wide of off stump. Dhawan gets forward and drives through extra-cover

34.4

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, on a length pitched wide of off stump. Dhawan cuts this to the square fielder.

34.6

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, short of a length on off stump. Dhawan glances this square for a single.

India 159/4   S Dhawan 70* (96b 7x4)

35.1

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, wide and outside off stump on a fuller length. Dhawan attempts a reverse-sweep, but is unable to get bat on ball

35.2

Utseya to Dhawan, FOUR, What are Zimbabwe doing! Bowls this full and on off stump. Dhawan goes for a lofted sweep and luckily misses the boundary rider on the square boundary for a four. Went right through his hands.

35.3

Utseya to Dhawan, FOUR

35.4

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, full and outside off. Dhawan works this square for a single.

35.6

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, wide and outside off stump. Fuller length. Dhawan plays this to extra-cover for a single

India 170/4   S Dhawan 80* (101b 9x4)

36.1

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 run, short of a length on middle and off. Dhawan dances down and plays it through cover

36.5

Jarvis to Dhawan, SIX, overpitched and outside off. Dhawan waits on the front foot before hoicking this over midwicket for a six. Lovely finish as he eases through the shot.

36.6

Jarvis to Dhawan, 1 run, full and wide of off stump. Dhawan tries to squeeze this past backward point, but to no avail.

India 183/4   S Dhawan 88* (104b 9x4 1x6)

37.1

Utseya to Dhawan, 2 runs, on a length outside off stump. Dhawan cuts square and runs hard enough to complete two.

37.2

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, fuller outside off stump. Dhawan squeezes it past third man for a single.

37.5

Utseya to Dhawan, 1 run, back of a length outside off. Dhawan steers to sweeper cover

India 190/4   S Dhawan 92* (107b 9x4 1x6)

38.1

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run, on a length on off stump. Dhawan gets forward to defend to the off side.

38.2

Masakadza to Dhawan, 1 run, on a length going past the off stump. Dhawan dead bats this to the offside for a quick single.

38.5

Masakadza to Dhawan, 1 run, loopy full toss outside off and Dhawan gets bat on it to complete a single through to long leg

India 197/4   S Dhawan 94* (110b 9x4 1x6)

39.4

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, driven towards mid-off for a single

39.5

Utseya to Dhawan, FOUR, a touch short from Utseya and too far outside off, slapped hard for four by Dhawan

39.6

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, beaten outside off by the turn

India 211/4   S Dhawan 98* (113b 10x4 1x6)

40.2

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run, fuller delivery going past the off stump. Dhawan drives this straight to mid-off

40.3

Masakadza to Dhawan, 2 runs, back of a length outside off. Dhawan works this away through extra-cover for a pair, and completes a well-deserved century. His first since the Champions Trophy match against the West Indies.

40.4

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run

40.5

Masakadza to Dhawan, 2 runs, full ball on middle stump, flicked to deep midwicket for two runs.

40.6

Masakadza to Dhawan, no run, length ball just outside off. Mistimed punch to cover for none.

India 216/4   S Dhawan 102* (118b 10x4 1x6)

41.2

Vitori to Dhawan, no run, back of a length on middle going past leg. Dhawan steps back to make space, but misses the ball, and the ball narrowly misses the leg stump on its way to the keeper. The many lives of Shikhar Dhawan!

41.3

Vitori to Dhawan, SIX, pitched full and outside off stump. Dhawan steps into the delivery before playing a nice pick up shot over backward square leg for a six.

41.4

Vitori to Dhawan, 1 run, short of a length on middle and leg. Dhawan dances down before working this through extra-cover for a single.

41.6

Vitori to Dhawan, FOUR, short of a length outside off stump. Dhawan pulls this fiercely through midwicket for another boundary. Dhawan opening up here.

India 229/4   S Dhawan 113* (122b 11x4 2x6)

42.2

Chatara to Dhawan, OUT, short of a length on middle and off. Dhawan tries to play square but doesn't get enough bat and goes for a quick single with Karthik running to the danger end. Taylor is able to pick up and throw from his end and run out Karthik.

KD Karthik run out 69 (105m 74b 6x4 0x6) SR: 93.24

42.6

Chatara to Dhawan, 1 run, played to extra cover

India 235/5   S Dhawan 114* (124b 11x4 2x6)

43.1

Utseya to Dhawan, no run, full and outside off. Jadeja works this past point.

43.2

Utseya to Dhawan, 2 runs, two runs to sweeper cover

43.3

Utseya to Dhawan, OUT, short of a length going down legside, yet Dhawan managed to drag it on to his stumps as he attempted to sweep down the leg side. His luck finally ran out, that too, ironically, through his own doing. Interesting as Zimbabwe have made it difficult for him to get out, despite the chances. But a brilliant hundred from the Indian opener nonetheless

S Dhawan b Utseya 116 (209m 127b 11x4 2x6) SR: 91.33

India 237/6   S Dhawan 116 (127b 11x4 2x6)
Series Results
Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo - Aug 3, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 96 balls remaining)
Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo - Aug 1, 2013
India won by 9 wickets (with 115 balls remaining)
Zimbabwe v India at Harare - Jul 28, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 87 balls remaining)
Zimbabwe v India at Harare - Jul 26, 2013
India won by 58 runs
Zimbabwe v India at Harare - Jul 24, 2013
India won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
More results »

Photos

Jul 26, 2013

Members of Team Raza, Zimbabwe v India, 2nd ODI, Harare, July 26, 2013

Members of Team Raza

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Jul 26, 2013

The Indian team is congratulated after their victory over Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe v India, 2nd ODI, Harare, July 26, 2013

The Indian team is congratulated after their victory over Zimbabwe

© AFP

All photos for this match | Galleries

Sponsored Links

Why not you? Read and learn how!