India in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Zimbabwe v India

India won by 58 runs

16.5

Chatara to Karthik, no run, some pressure on Dinesh Karthik, who is a touch short of rune,s he starts by defending towards point

16.6

Chatara to Karthik, no run, beaten outside off this time, the ball swerves away after pitching and Karthik is left fishing for it outside off

India 65/4   KD Karthik 0* (2b)

17.4

Chigumbura to Karthik, 1 run, full ball angling in towards the pads, Karthik blocks it towards midwicket and takes another single, India need more of these to ease the pressure

India 67/4   KD Karthik 1* (3b)

18.3

Chatara to Karthik, no run, outside off and Karthik is happy to shoulder arms

18.4

Chatara to Karthik, no run, length ball around off stump, defended off the front foot towards cover

18.5

Chatara to Karthik, no run, length ball outside off and Karthik raises the bat over his head as he allows the ball through

18.6

Chatara to Karthik, no run, closer to off, a touch shorter but doesn't tempt Karthik into playing

India 71/4   KD Karthik 1* (7b)

19.3

Chigumbura to Karthik, 2 runs, a half-volley on the leg stump, whipped towards deep square leg

19.4

Chigumbura to Karthik, no run, shortish and outside off, Karthik hasn't not been drawn into playing these sort of deliveries so far, briefly flirts with it before withdrawing his bat

19.5

Chigumbura to Karthik, no run, Chatara gets the ball to seam in, starts too wide outside off to be a real worry

19.6

Chigumbura to Karthik, no run, keeps it well outside off, Karthik is happy to allow it through to the keeper

India 74/4   KD Karthik 3* (11b)

20.3

Chatara to Karthik, 1 run, full ball angling in towards off, pushed just wide of extra cover for a far more comfortable singl

20.5

Chatara to Karthik, no run, a confident leave from Karthik outside off, steps forward decisively and raises the bat over his head as he lets that go

20.6

Chatara to Karthik, no run, again well outside off, Karthik isn't interested

India 77/4   KD Karthik 4* (14b)

21.5

Chigumbura to Karthik, 1 leg bye, slanting in towards middle, glanced towards fine leg for one more

India 80/4   KD Karthik 4* (15b)

22.3

Chatara to Karthik, 1 run, full ball is driven towards sweeper cover for one more

India 87/4   KD Karthik 5* (16b)

23.1

Utseya to Karthik, no run, Utseya from round the wicket, on off stump, defended to the off side off the front foor

23.2

Utseya to Karthik, no run, length ball is driven towards extra cover

23.3

Utseya to Karthik, no run, careful defence off the front foot, Utseya keeping it steady around off

23.4

Utseya to Karthik, no run, some turn there for Utseya, more defence

23.5

Utseya to Karthik, no run, tucks this towards square leg

23.6

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, not a maiden, that was on leg stump, Karthi skips down the track and pushes it towards mid-on for a single

India 96/4   KD Karthik 6* (22b)

24.1

Chigumbura to Karthik, no run, well outside off and Karthik remains patient

24.2

Chigumbura to Karthik, 3 runs, short ball just outside off, Karthik latches on to that, pulled away towards deep midwicket, Raza makes plenty of ground to get to that one, nearly messes it up after a dive as he palms the ball on to his chest, but he does well to scoop it away from the rope before his feet touch the boundary

24.5

Chigumbura to Karthik, 1 wide, a wide down the leg side

24.5

Chigumbura to Karthik, FOUR, a low full toss outside off stump, and that is easy for Karthik, he gets well forward and drives past extra cover, makes sure he gets the placement right and doesn't try to muscle the ball though

24.6

Chigumbura to Karthik, 1 run, well outside off and that is sliced behind point for a single

India 106/4   KD Karthik 14* (26b 1x4)

25.1

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, on the pads, a wristly stroke sends the ball towards deep square leg

25.3

Utseya to Karthik, no run, full ball outside off, driven towards cover after charging out, can't place it correctly

25.4

Utseya to Karthik, 3 runs, a bit of width outside off, this time he takes care to place that past cover, drives it inside out, not much power behind that

25.6

Utseya to Karthik, no run, looks for a reverse-sweep, struck on the helmet as he misses that outside off

India 112/4   KD Karthik 18* (30b 1x4)

26.3

Chigumbura to Karthik, 1 run, full ball on middle and leg, clipped towards midwicket

26.5

Chigumbura to Karthik, 1 run, full ball outside off, punched towards mid-off and another quick single taken

India 120/4   KD Karthik 20* (32b 1x4)

27.1

Utseya to Karthik, no run, length ball on middle stump, Utseya bowling from round the stumps, defended

27.2

Utseya to Karthik, FOUR, reverse-sweep from Karthik, picks that fullish ball from outside leg and sends that behind point for four

27.3

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, on the pads, watchfully worked towards square leg for a single

27.5

Utseya to Karthik, no run, crisply drives that towards extra cover

27.6

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, length ball on middle, drives along the ground towards long-on for a single

India 127/4   KD Karthik 26* (37b 2x4)

28.1

Masakadza to Karthik, 2 runs, short of a length and wide. Karthik plays this to third man for a couple

28.2

Masakadza to Karthik, 1 run

India 130/4   KD Karthik 29* (39b 2x4)

29.1

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, full and on middle. Dhawan steers it through midwicket for a single

29.4

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, on a length on leg stump. Karthik happy to work this away to the leg side for a single

India 133/4   KD Karthik 31* (41b 2x4)

30.1

Masakadza to Karthik, 1 run, on a length outside off stump. Karthik gets deep in the crease to work this away to third man for a single.

30.3

Masakadza to Karthik, no run

30.4

Masakadza to Karthik, no run, pitches on a length onto the pads. Karthik tries to work it away to the leg side, but to no avail

30.5

Masakadza to Karthik, 1 leg bye, short and going down the pads. Karthik gets forward to sweep and is able to scurry for a quick single

India 138/4   KD Karthik 32* (45b 2x4)

31.2

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, full and on middle and leg. Karthik on drives this for a single through midwicket

31.5

Utseya to Karthik, no run, on a length outside off, turning in. Karthik forward to defend.

31.6

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, a little shorter on the same line. Karthik dances down the ground and works this through midwicket for a single.

India 144/4   KD Karthik 34* (48b 2x4)

32.1

Jarvis to Karthik, 1 run, pitched on a length outside off and Karthik is able to steer it to third man for a single.

32.3

Jarvis to Karthik, 1 run, short of a length on middle and leg. Karthik plays this under his eyes to midwicket for a quick single

32.5

Jarvis to Karthik, 1 run, short delivery on middle and leg. Karthik plays a pull shot, but doesn't time it well, and is able to scamper for a single.

India 149/4   KD Karthik 37* (51b 2x4)

33.3

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, back of a length outside off and it sharply turns it. Karthik works it away to the leg side for a single.

33.5

Utseya to Karthik, 1 wide, back of a length pitched outside off, but this one turns almost past the leg side. But given a wide by the umpire. Looks like a harsh call.

33.5

Utseya to Karthik, no run

33.6

Utseya to Karthik, no run, fuller and on off stump. Karthik tries to work it away legside but finds short square leg

India 154/4   KD Karthik 38* (54b 2x4)

34.2

Chatara to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside off stump. Straightens at the last moment and carries through to the keeper

34.3

Chatara to Karthik, 1 leg bye, again pitches outside off and Karthik gets pad on it for a leg-bye

34.5

Chatara to Karthik, 1 run, overpitched delivery outside off. Karthik drives it through cover but finds silly mid off

India 158/4   KD Karthik 39* (57b 2x4)

35.5

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, full and Dhawan sweeps this to short fine leg

India 169/4   KD Karthik 40* (58b 2x4)

36.2

Jarvis to Karthik, no run, pitched on a length outside off stump. Karthik gets forward to defend

36.3

Jarvis to Karthik, FOUR, short of a length on off and middle. Karthik hooks this to the fine leg , and manages to beat the fielder to the boundary.

36.4

Jarvis to Karthik, 1 run, short of a length outside off. Karthik steers this to third man.

India 176/4   KD Karthik 45* (61b 3x4)

37.3

Utseya to Karthik, 2 runs, full and on off and middle. Karthik gets forward to play an on drive through midwicket. Able to complete two runs.

37.4

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run, full and going down the pads. Karthik finds the fielder at short midwicket

37.6

Utseya to Karthik, FOUR, full delivery on the pads and Karthik gets forward to sweep this to fine leg for a boundary. Karthik also gets his 50 off 64 balls. Good innings from the Tamil Nadu bat. His second fifty since his return to the ODI fold

India 194/4   KD Karthik 52* (64b 4x4)

38.3

Masakadza to Karthik, no run, on a length outside off. Karthik defends to short mid off.

38.4

Masakadza to Karthik, 1 run, on a length on middle and leg. Karthik gets deep before playing a slog sweep in the fine leg region over short fine leg. Wants two but is sent back by Dhawan.

38.6

Masakadza to Karthik, 1 run, full and on off stump. Karthik angles his bat to find short third man for a quick single.

India 198/4   KD Karthik 54* (67b 4x4)

39.1

Utseya to Karthik, FOUR, short and outside off, turning in. Karthik dances down and heaves this over the midwicket region for a boundary.

39.2

Utseya to Karthik, FOUR, played to to deep extra cover

39.3

Utseya to Karthik, 1 run

India 207/4   KD Karthik 63* (70b 6x4)

40.1

Masakadza to Karthik, 1 run, short of a length on middle and leg. Karthik pulls this to deep midwicket for a single.

India 212/4   KD Karthik 64* (71b 6x4)

41.1

Vitori to Karthik, 1 run, rank full toss delivery delivered wide of off stump. Karthik tries to whack this straight down the ground, but mistimes, and is stopped by long-off

41.5

Vitori to Karthik, 1 run, short of a length on middle and off stump. Karthik steers this to short third man for a single.

India 225/4   KD Karthik 66* (73b 6x4)

42.1

Chatara to Karthik, 3 runs, pitched short of a length, but doesn't bounce as much as expected. Karthik plays a manufactured swivel-pull over short fine leg but is unable to get enough impetus into the shot, and is reined in by said fielder

India 232/4   KD Karthik 69* (74b 6x4)
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Jul 26, 2013

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

Members of Team Raza

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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

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