1st Test, Bulawayo, Jun 7 - 10 2001, India tour of Zimbabwe
173 & 328
(target 184)318 & 184/2
India won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
30 & 82*
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Zimbabwe173/10(58.5 overs)1st INNINGS
India318/10(89.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Zimbabwe328/10(125.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Andy Flower83 (145)
Grant Flower71 (230)
Javagal Srinath3/71(32.2)
Zaheer Khan2/44(22)
India184/2(53.4 overs)2nd INNINGS

With that India have ended a drought of 15 years. Their first Test win outside the subcontinent in 15 years!

The players all walk off the ground now, it's all pleasant scenes all around as the players shake hands

It has been a good Test match to watch for everyone. There's been all the elements people look for - Good batting, spectacular fielding and yes some effective bowling as well

India go into the second Test at Harare in a position from which they cannot lose the series

1-0 up is a good way to be and Sourav Ganguly will be well pleased

Heath Streak for his part will look forward to come back woith a strong performance

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Murphy to Tendulkar, 1 run

full and on the pads, the paddle sweep sewnds the ball to fine leg and the game is done. India win by 8 wickets

Murphy to Tendulkar, FOUR runs

short wide and perfectly loose from Murphy, Tendulkar loves those, smashed away to the cover point fence

Murphy to Tendulkar, no run

full and on the off, played back to the bowler

Murphy to Tendulkar, no run
end of over 535 runs
INDIA: 179/2CRR: 3.37 
Shiv Sunder Das82 (183)
Sachin Tendulkar31 (45)
Grant Flower 8-0-23-1
Flower to Das, no run

once more a straight one well pitched up on the off, defended

Flower to Das, no run

faster one on the off stump, defended carefully

Flower to Tendulkar, 1 run

again down leg side, helped along the way to square leg

Flower to Tendulkar, FOUR runs

once again Grant Flower wants to see the pull shot, short and down leg side, pulled magnificently to the fence at midwicket

Flower to Tendulkar, no run

full and straight on the pads, defended back down the wicket

Flower to Tendulkar, no run
end of over 523 runs
INDIA: 174/2CRR: 3.34 
Shiv Sunder Das82 (181)
Sachin Tendulkar26 (41)
Brian Murphy 18-1-73-0
Murphy to Das, no run

full, flat and on the stumps, nudged away to the off side

Murphy to Das, no run
Murphy to Das, no run
Murphy to Das, no run

flat and pushed through on the pads, defended with soft hands

Murphy to Tendulkar, 3 runs

short and wide once more, top stuff from Murphy, cut away hard and flat to the cover region, the ball pulls up just before the ropes

Murphy to Tendulkar, no run
end of over 514 runs
INDIA: 171/2CRR: 3.35 
Shiv Sunder Das82 (177)
Sachin Tendulkar23 (39)
Grant Flower 7-0-18-1
Flower to Das, no run

full and far too wide oif the stumps, wasted ball that, left alone

Flower to Das, no run
Flower to Das, no run

fuller and on the off, played back to the bowler

Flower to Das, no run
Match details
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Shiv Sunder Das
Shiv Sunder Das
Series resultIndia led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1548
Match daysday (5-day match)
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Daryl Harper
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Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
Zimbabwe Image
Jeff Fenwick
Match Referee
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Denis Lindsay