India tour of Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI: Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jul 28, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 87 balls remaining)
Played at Harare Sports Club
28 July 2013 (50-over match)
0.6

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, fine bounce on this outswinger now, left alone

Zimbabwe 2/1   H Masakadza 0* (1b)
1.5

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, nice, angled in to off, moving away, defended tightly

1.6

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, 4 leg byes, huge appeal for lbw, this one has come in and Masakadza is pinned on the crease, the ball has run through the slip cordon, could be height, could be marginally outside the line, need replays, hit him in line, but a bit too high

Zimbabwe 7/2   H Masakadza 0* (3b)
3.1

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, just outside off, a length ball holds its line, Masakadza is right forward to defend

3.2

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, nice shape, angled in to off and straightening, would like to be a touch fuller, defended

3.3

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, lots of bounce and movement this time, and Masakadza chases the outswinger, lucky to not do a Raza,

3.4

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, 3 runs, this is too wide and shortish too, Masakadza puts it away through covers

Zimbabwe 14/2   H Masakadza 3* (7b)
4.1

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, good length ball, bounces and moves away a shade, is left alone

4.2

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, goes for a full delivery on the stumps, ends up sending it towards the pads, but Masakadza whips it straight to forward square leg

4.3

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, nearly another one, he's gone after a wide outswinger, and missed it by a long margin

4.4

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, a lot closer to off stump from Vinay, left alone this time

4.5

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, FOUR, there is no mid off, and Vinay has overpitched, Masakadza has driven it hard through that region

4.6

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, FOUR, there is mid off now, but Vinay has overpitched once more, the outswinger has had little chance to move away much before Masakadza has forcefully driven it past the fielder's dive

Zimbabwe 22/2   H Masakadza 11* (13b 2x4)
5.2

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, too good, angled in, pitched just outside off and kicked past the outside edge

5.3

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, this one is on middle and straightening again, Masakadza checks the drive down the pitch

5.4

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, 3 runs, India are conceding runs through vacant mid off, this is just a push but extra cover has a lot of chasing to do

5.6

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, pitches it up, it swerves away, but has started too far outside off

Zimbabwe 27/2   H Masakadza 14* (17b 2x4)
6.5

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, a bouncer now, well targetted, a surprised Masakadza weaves inside the line

6.6

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, pushes a length ball away solidly

Zimbabwe 28/2   H Masakadza 14* (19b 2x4)
8.1

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, no run, digs it in short, it rises harmlessly as batsman ducks

8.2

Vinay Kumar to Masakadza, 1 leg bye, a shout for lbw as Masakadza is surprised by a length ball that skids in, but this was headed down leg

Zimbabwe 30/2   H Masakadza 14* (21b 2x4)
9.1

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, good length delivery around off, pushed away, these two settling in now

9.2

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, good length again, pushed to point off the front foot

9.3

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, no run, this is good length too, and is solidly punched to mid off

9.4

Mohammed Shami to Masakadza, 3 runs, Shami is pitching everything on a good length, this moves away to give him slight width, and Masakadza forces it past cover

Zimbabwe 39/2   H Masakadza 17* (25b 2x4)
10.1

Unadkat to Masakadza, no run, starts back of a length across the right-hander who seems surprised as he pulls bat away late

10.2

Unadkat to Masakadza, no run, tries to force a shortish one away, mishits to the bowler

10.3

Unadkat to Masakadza, FOUR, shot, he;s used the angle across him on this good length ball to smack it between cover and point

10.4

Unadkat to Masakadza, 1 run, more runs, this one is wider and Masakadza powers it through the off side, but Kohli has put a deep point in place now

Zimbabwe 44/2   H Masakadza 22* (29b 3x4)
11.4

Kohli to Masakadza, 1 run, another tight single, wide of mid off this time, throw misses at the non-striker's end

Zimbabwe 47/2   H Masakadza 23* (30b 3x4)
12.3

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, dropped, Kohli dives and puts down a sharp chance to his left at short extra cover, Masakadza had powered a drive off the front foot

12.4

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run

12.5

Jadeja to Masakadza, FOUR, nice, skips down the track and chips this over mid on

12.6

Jadeja to Masakadza, 2 runs, Masakadza taking on Jadeja, slog-sweeps over midwicket, hasn't got hold of it, and it plonks down into the outfield

Zimbabwe 59/2   H Masakadza 29* (34b 4x4)
13.3

Unadkat to Masakadza, no run, tight line, close to off and leaving him with the angle, left alone

13.4

Unadkat to Masakadza, 1 run, lunges forward and nudges this in front of square leg, there is no one there and they think of two, but midwicket reaches there in time

Zimbabwe 61/2   H Masakadza 30* (36b 4x4)
14.1

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, goes back to a tossed up ball, it spins away sharply and he abandons the cut late

14.2

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, flatter and cut to point

14.3

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, fuller, pushed back to the bowler

14.4

Jadeja to Masakadza, FOUR, shortish and Masakadza is ready with a big pull over midwicket

14.5

Jadeja to Masakadza, 1 run, comes forward and drives a tossed up ball to the sweeper

Zimbabwe 66/2   H Masakadza 35* (41b 5x4)
15.1

Unadkat to Masakadza, no run, this started across, but held its line, Masakadza is watching them very closely now and let it go safely

15.2

Unadkat to Masakadza, 1 run, had to play at this pitched up delivery, a slower one too, on off stump, but even as he came forward he did not stab hard at it, and a thick edge bounced wide of slip

Zimbabwe 67/2   H Masakadza 36* (43b 5x4)
16.1

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, tossed up and beats the forward push outside off

16.2

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, goes back to a length ball, it bounces and he is surprised, manages to push it away

16.3

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, pushed off the front foot to point

16.4

Jadeja to Masakadza, 1 run, into middle with the angle, full too, he whips it down to long on

16.6

Jadeja to Masakadza, no run, swats a fullish delivery off the back foot to short cover

Zimbabwe 69/3   H Masakadza 37* (48b 5x4)
17.6

Unadkat to Masakadza, no run, short of a good length, forced to short cover

Zimbabwe 76/3   H Masakadza 37* (49b 5x4)
18.2

Raina to Masakadza, no run, tosses it up, he goes back and works it to midwicket

18.3

Raina to Masakadza, no run, big shout for lbw, Masakadza has missed off the back foot, but is saved as this was headed just down leg

18.4

Raina to Masakadza, 1 run, spins down the pad and is worked square

Zimbabwe 78/3   H Masakadza 38* (52b 5x4)
19.4

Mishra to Masakadza, OUT, and Mishra strikes in his first over! Short of length this time outside off, Masakadza cuts on the back foot and edges it to the keeper. Zimbabwe's top four are back to the pavilion within the first 20 overs

H Masakadza c †Karthik b Mishra 38 (82m 53b 5x4 0x6) SR: 71.69

Zimbabwe 80/4   H Masakadza 38 (53b 5x4)
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