Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

VVS Laxman
140(221) 21x4 - 0x6
Control %94%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 47 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
16 8 19 16 21 6 28 26
SC Ganguly
101(262) 10x4 - 0x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 30 runs
  • 5x4 - 0x6
5 4 26 17 7 9 9 24

Best performances - Bowlers

IK Pathan
O18.5
M3
R58
W5
Eco3.07
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
IK Pathan
O12
M4
R53
W4
Eco4.41
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

  • ZIM - 1st
  • INDIA - 1st
  • ZIM - 2nd

Zimbabwe - 1st - Innings

25
T Duffin4 (29)
BRM Taylor11 (26)
20
H Masakadza14 (17)
T Duffin6 (10)
74
DD Ebrahim23 (76)
T Duffin46 (91)
5
T Taibu4 (7)
DD Ebrahim1 (6)
69
HH Streak27 (88)
T Taibu37 (67)
4
T Taibu2 (4)
CK Coventry2 (10)
13
AM Blignaut4 (33)
T Taibu8 (30)
59
T Taibu14 (41)
KM Dabengwa35 (44)
0
GM Ewing0 (1)
T Taibu0 (0)
10
T Taibu6 (9)
NB Mahwire4 (16)

India - 1st - Innings

88
G Gambhir35 (43)
V Sehwag44 (48)
10
R Dravid4 (7)
G Gambhir5 (6)
130
R Dravid73 (110)
VVS Laxman55 (108)
128
SC Ganguly37 (114)
VVS Laxman85 (113)
16
SC Ganguly3 (19)
Yuvraj Singh12 (20)
7
SC Ganguly6 (3)
KD Karthik1 (6)
97
SC Ganguly44 (93)
IK Pathan52 (103)
26
A Kumble15 (36)
SC Ganguly11 (33)
20
A Kumble2 (8)
Harbhajan Singh18 (8)
32
Harbhajan Singh19 (10)
Z Khan13 (14)

Zimbabwe - 2nd - Innings

4
T Duffin0 (0)
BRM Taylor0 (0)
5
H Masakadza0 (4)
T Duffin2 (1)
0
DD Ebrahim0 (2)
T Duffin0 (5)
7
T Taibu5 (9)
DD Ebrahim1 (11)
2
HH Streak0 (1)
T Taibu2 (6)
49
T Taibu23 (28)
CK Coventry24 (27)
43
AM Blignaut26 (40)
T Taibu14 (25)
20
T Taibu8 (15)
KM Dabengwa12 (26)
8
GM Ewing4 (3)
KM Dabengwa4 (4)
47
GM Ewing30 (44)
NB Mahwire13 (31)
  • Ganguly happy with bowlers' performance

    Sourav Ganguly has praised the bowlers, Irfan Pathan in particular, for an impressive performance that gave India victory by an innings and 90 runs

  • 'I am a better bowler now than I was in 2001'

    Harbhajan Singh, who has just become the fastest Indian bowler to reach 200 Test wickets, says he is a better bowler now than when he bowled India to their breathtaking series win over Australia in 2000-01.

  • Ganguly keeps his counsel

    Sourav Ganguly refused to comment on speculation about a rift between himself and Greg Chappell

  • India sweep to innings victory

    India romped to victory by an innings and 90 runs and go 1-0 up in the two-match series against Zimbabwe

  • The season of discontent

    People who have followed Sourav Ganguly's moves over the years will know that he is not one who says things without knowing their ramifications