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)
1.2

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, opens up to a length ball on the stumps and carefully plays it out

1.3

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, holding the line, right on off stump, Taylor across on the back foot to block

1.4

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, 1 run, just short of good length, and he uses the straightish line to earn a single to fine leg

Zimbabwe 3/2   BRM Taylor 1* (3b)
2.1

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, now Taylor is hit on the pad, but this is quite high

2.2

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, FOUR, Zimbabwe will need lot more of this, Vinay overpitches as he angles it away from close to the stumps, Taylor leans into it and puts it away past mid off

2.3

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, another appeal for lbw, Zimbabwe can't put bat to ball at the moment, but again this has pitched short of driving length and hit him right at the top of the flap

2.4

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, outside off with the away swinger, not much shape, left alone

2.5

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, another good length ball outside off, he lets it go

2.6

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, wide outswinger now, moves away a lot and starts too far

Zimbabwe 11/2   BRM Taylor 5* (9b 1x4)
3.5

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, stretches forward outside off and defends with a thick inside edge

3.6

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, lovely line, straightening just outside off stump, good length, Taylor opens up and defends

Zimbabwe 14/2   BRM Taylor 5* (11b 1x4)
5.1

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, 1 run, on the pad and Taylor stabs it behind square leg

5.5

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, 1 run, into the pads to Taylor once again, but midwicket dives and keeps him to one

Zimbabwe 27/2   BRM Taylor 7* (13b 1x4)
6.1

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, plays out a short of a length ball to point from the crease

6.2

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, happy to stay back to a good length ball on off and defends

6.3

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, now he comes forward to a pitched up delivery just outside off and blocks solidly

6.4

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor awkwardly pushes and survives, Jadeja fires in the throw from point and had he hit at the non-striker's end, Taylor's dive would have been in vain

Zimbabwe 28/2   BRM Taylor 8* (17b 1x4)
7.1

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, again Shami is towards Taylor's pads, there is a direct hit at the non-striker's from midwicket with Masakadza in, and they run for the ricochet

7.2

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, bouncer, not much bite, outside off, left alone

7.3

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, the initial zip is slowly going away now, Taylor is able to punch a good length outswinger without worry

7.4

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, 1 wide, once more, Shami sends it in towards the pads, and this time there is a lot of angle on it, DK has to dive and does well

7.4

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, jumps across and pushes a length ball to mid on off the back foot

7.5

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, holding the line on off stump, good length, Taylor plays it out to mid on

7.6

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, widish length ball but Taylor mistimes the punch to short cover

Zimbabwe 29/2   BRM Taylor 8* (23b 1x4)
8.3

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, late in coming forward to this pitched up delivery and can't find any power on the drive

8.4

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, no run, good length, moving away outside off, Taylor is happy to punch it from the crease

8.5

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, FOUR, Vinay bowls it short outside off, and Taylor jumps at the opportunity, pulling it flat through square leg off the front foot

8.6

Vinay Kumar to Taylor, 2 runs, he pitches one up on driving length, and almost has Taylor in trouble, a mistimed drive loops in the air but falls short of mid off,

Zimbabwe 36/2   BRM Taylor 14* (27b 2x4)
9.5

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, they are not having any problems in playing length deliveries, Taylor comes across and pushes down the track

9.6

Mohammed Shami to Taylor, no run, short of driving length once more, and punched back to the bowler

Zimbabwe 39/2   BRM Taylor 14* (29b 2x4)
10.5

Unadkat to Taylor, no run, into the pads and is lucky to get away as Taylor misses the fine nudge

10.6

Unadkat to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor survives another run out chance, jumps across and drops this onto the crease and goes for the single, he was on the back foot and takes a lot of time to get momentum, there is a direct hit but he's made it

Zimbabwe 45/2   BRM Taylor 15* (31b 2x4)
11.1

Kohli to Taylor, no run, innocuous length ball pitching wide outside off and moving in, played out towards midwicket

11.2

Kohli to Taylor, no run, he's tried a big sweep from way outside off stump, and has missed

11.3

Kohli to Taylor, 1 run, this holds the line outside off, Taylor reaches out and guides it behind point

11.5

Kohli to Taylor, FOUR, angled in towards the pad, and Taylor uses that to nudge it wide of short fine leg

11.6

Kohli to Taylor, 1 run, punched for a single to mid on

Zimbabwe 52/2   BRM Taylor 21* (36b 3x4)
12.1

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, tries a sweep off middle stump first ball, it goes to short fine

12.2

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 run, another sweep, from outside off now, to deep square leg

Zimbabwe 53/2   BRM Taylor 22* (38b 3x4)
13.1

Unadkat to Taylor, no run, pitches it up and beats Taylor on the drive first ball from this end

13.2

Unadkat to Taylor, 1 run, pitched up on off now, Taylor stretches forward, bat nicely in front of pad, and pushes to midwicket

13.5

Unadkat to Taylor, no run, hit high on the pad as he comes forward

13.6

Unadkat to Taylor, no run, shuffles outside off and drops a back of a length ball towards covers

Zimbabwe 61/2   BRM Taylor 23* (42b 3x4)
14.6

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, quicker, defended off the front foot

Zimbabwe 66/2   BRM Taylor 23* (43b 3x4)
15.3

Unadkat to Taylor, OUT, Taylor is doing a Kohli here, standing his ground after a catch has been taken, at mid off, he wanted to loft a pitched up delivery over the man, but could not time it, Shami has made good ground to his left and seems to have at least a couple of fingers under the ball as he dives, Taylor has to walk back after the third umpire has had a look at replays, he does, without asking for another look from the officials

BRM Taylor c Mohammed Shami b Unadkat 23 (57m 44b 3x4 0x6) SR: 52.27

Zimbabwe 67/3   BRM Taylor 23 (44b 3x4)
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