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RESULT
2nd Test, Harare, June 15 - 18, 2001, India tour of Zimbabwe
237 & 234
(T:157) 315 & 157/6

Zimbabwe won by 4 wickets

Player Of The Match
1/84, 35 & 5/74
andy-blignaut
Player Of The Series
239 runs
shiv-sunder-das
India 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das c †A Flower b Blignaut571211558047.10
Hemang Badani lbw b Watambwa26120033.33
VVS Laxman c Blignaut b Streak1516393093.75
Sachin Tendulkar  b Streak2046782143.47
Sourav Ganguly (c)c Blignaut b Streak932511028.12
Rahul Dravid not out 681151738059.13
Sameer Dighe c GW Flower b Friend2041564048.78
Ajit Agarkar c Blignaut b Friend61290050.00
Harbhajan Singh  b Murphy3142536073.80
Javagal Srinath run out (Murphy)01419000.00
Ashish Nehra c sub (PA Strang) b Murphy024000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 6)9
TOTAL74.2 Ov (RR: 3.18, 330 Mts)237
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Hemang Badani, 2.4 ov), 2-45 (VVS Laxman, 11.1 ov), 3-90 (Sachin Tendulkar, 28.5 ov), 4-103 (Shiv Sunder Das, 34.1 ov), 5-122 (Sourav Ganguly, 39.6 ov), 6-165 (Sameer Dighe, 53.1 ov), 7-172 (Ajit Agarkar, 55.2 ov), 8-228 (Harbhajan Singh, 68.5 ov), 9-237 (Javagal Srinath, 73.6 ov), 10-237 (Ashish Nehra, 74.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brighton Watambwa3.401413.81162000
2.4 to HK Badani, short of a good length, doesn't bounce much, hits Badani on the pads as he shuffles in front of the stumps, big shout for lbw! umpire doesn't hesitate to give him out. Badani is disappointed. 7/1
Heath Streak2046933.45929010
11.1 to VVS Laxman, pitched on a good length, moving away from the batsman, Laxman plays at it without any kind of foot work, edges this one, pays the price for it, Blignaut takes a good catch in the slips.. 45/2
28.5 to SR Tendulkar, full in length, tries to play the ball down to fin eleg, takes the edge and disturbs the stumps. 90/3
39.6 to SC Ganguly, short of a length, seaming away, Ganguly tries to run it down to third-man, manages to give Blignaut an easy catch at third slip. 122/5
Travis Friend20.244822.361046111
53.1 to SS Dighe, good length ball, on middle and off, late swing in that, Dighe comes forward to play a big drive, manages to hit it in the air straight to Grant Flower. 165/6
55.2 to AB Agarkar, just short of a length outside the off and perfectly friendly, should have been left alone, for one sec Agarkar is transported back to the Mumbai nets where he gives his team catching practice, steered into the waiting hands of Blignaut. 172/7
Andy Blignaut2018414.209113040
34.1 to SS Das, good first ball from Blignaut, hits the seam and moves away, Das pushes forward at it, takes the edge and goes straight into the gloves of Andy Flower. A tame dismissal indeed.. 103/4
Brian Murphy9.231721.82462000
68.5 to Harbhajan Singh, floated in to the batsman, Harbhajan Singh goes forward in defense, the ball hits the seam and zips through to disturb the castle!. 228/8
74.2 to A Nehra, tossed up on leg and middle, Nehra pushes forward at it without any great conviction, bat and then pad, straight to Ebrahim, thats the end of the Indian innings.. 237/10
Grant Flower10303.0040000
Zimbabwe 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Guy Whittall c Dravid b Nehra077000.00
Dion Ebrahim lbw b Harbhajan Singh491081656045.37
Stuart Carlisle c Badani b Nehra3570060.00
Alistair Campbell  b Nehra89111088.88
Andy Flower c Das b Harbhajan Singh45651235069.23
Grant Flower c Laxman b Srinath8624432011035.24
Heath Streak (c) b Tendulkar40811015049.38
Andy Blignaut st †Dighe b Harbhajan Singh3539534289.74
Travis Friend  b Nehra1537500040.54
Brian Murphy  b Harbhajan Singh1744943038.63
Brighton Watambwa not out 210220020.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 4, w 2)15
TOTAL107.3 Ov (RR: 2.93, 471 Mts)315
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Guy Whittall, 1.4 ov), 2-9 (Stuart Carlisle, 3.1 ov), 3-18 (Alistair Campbell, 5.5 ov), 4-105 (Andy Flower, 30.6 ov), 5-110 (Dion Ebrahim, 34.1 ov), 6-175 (Heath Streak, 60.4 ov), 7-242 (Andy Blignaut, 74.3 ov), 8-271 (Travis Friend, 85.5 ov), 9-301 (Brian Murphy, 102.3 ov), 10-315 (Grant Flower, 107.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath29.378212.771409022
107.3 to GW Flower, full and outside the off, the ball slants away a touch and Flower takes the bait and goes for it, the edge flies to slip, VVS Laxman dives across and takes a superb catch diving low. 315/10
Ashish Nehra2467243.001119000
1.4 to GJ Whittall, on the pads, flicked away powerfully, Dravid comes up with a great reflex catch at forward short leg. 5/1
3.1 to SV Carlisle, on a good length, goes for a big off drive, slices it to Badani at point, good catch!. 9/2
5.5 to ADR Campbell, good length ball, late swing on that ball, straightens after pitching, through the gate, it is all over for Campbell, the off stump knocked back. 18/3
85.5 to TJ Friend, full in length, pitched on off stump, straightening, beats the attempted cover drive, bowled through the gate, sound of timber rattling is all Friend hears. 271/8
Ajit Agarkar2476202.581188001
Harbhajan Singh2657142.731217100
30.6 to A Flower, fired in quick on middle and off, flower pushes forward, bat and then pad, straight to Das at short leg, Flower has to make the long walk back to the pavilion. 105/4
34.1 to DD Ebrahim, fires it in, flat on leg and middle, Ebrahim walks across to play it on the on side, hit on the pads, loud shout for lbw, given out! Ebrahim is unlucky not to get to his fifty.A good decision by the umpire, that would have hit middle and leg.. 110/5
74.3 to AM Blignaut, pitched outside the off stump, spinning away, beaten on the big drive, Dighe takes the ball and does the rest, stumped!. 242/7
102.3 to BA Murphy, just outside the off, full length, ball loops and dips nicely, Murphy goes for an expansive drive and is beaten all ends up, the ball turns, sneaks through bat and pad and knocks over the off stump. 301/9
Sachin Tendulkar401914.75172101
60.4 to HH Streak, tossed up outside the off stump, comes forward and pads up to it, rapped on the pads and rolls on to the stumps, Streak's good knock of 40 is over.. 175/6
India 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das lbw b Streak702453588028.57
Sameer Dighe c †A Flower b Blignaut49151044.44
VVS Laxman c Murphy b Friend2027424074.07
Sachin Tendulkar c GW Flower b Streak691351859051.11
Rahul Dravid c †A Flower b Blignaut26791003032.91
Sourav Ganguly (c)lbw b Blignaut047000.00
Hemang Badani not out 1650831132.00
Ajit Agarkar c †A Flower b Streak026000.00
Harbhajan Singh c Ebrahim b Blignaut55610100.00
Javagal Srinath c †A Flower b Streak318350016.66
Ashish Nehra  b Blignaut01925000.00
Extras(lb 9, w 12)21
TOTAL98.5 Ov (RR: 2.36, 434 Mts)234
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Sameer Dighe, 3.3 ov), 2-32 (VVS Laxman, 12.2 ov), 3-150 (Sachin Tendulkar, 56.1 ov), 4-197 (Rahul Dravid, 80.4 ov), 5-199 (Sourav Ganguly, 82.2 ov), 6-202 (Shiv Sunder Das, 83.5 ov), 7-202 (Ajit Agarkar, 85.1 ov), 8-207 (Harbhajan Singh, 86.2 ov), 9-226 (Javagal Srinath, 93.2 ov), 10-234 (Ashish Nehra, 98.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak27124641.701415010
56.1 to SR Tendulkar, full and very wide of the stumps, Tendulkar stretches and dabs at the ball as if to steer past point, all he manages is to guide the ball straight to the man at point, Grant Flower takes a good catch and Tendulkar is gone. 150/3
83.5 to SS Das, pitched outside the off stump, swinging in to the batsman, Das expects it to go the other way, pads up to it, Fatal, given lbw. 202/6
85.1 to AB Agarkar, wide outside the off stump, chases at it, what a shame, edges it through to the keeper, Agarkar living upto his reputation of collecting valuable ducks!. 202/7
93.2 to J Srinath, itched on good length, moving away, perfect ball to a tailender, takes the outside edge, straight to Andy flower, Srinath has to make that long walk back to the pavilion. 226/9
Andy Blignaut31.5147452.3216610120
3.3 to SS Dighe, perfect length just outside the off, Dighe goes fishing for that as though he was trying to catch a trout - the result is inevitable, no fish in the bag, just a sinple catch to keeper Andy Flower. 8/1
80.4 to R Dravid, well pitched up an djust outside the off, Dravid pokes at it needlessly, gets the outside edge to the keeper. 197/4
82.2 to SC Ganguly, good length ball, pitched on line, rapped on the pads, Ganguly just shuffling around on his crease, Big Appeal! Umpire doesn't hesitate to give him out, Ganguly fails yet again.... 199/5
86.2 to Harbhajan Singh, . 207/8
98.5 to A Nehra, slanted in from wide of the crease, the ball bounces and straightens a touch, Nehra plays down the wrong line and the death rattle is not far behind, the off stump is disturbed and that is the end of the Indian innings. 234/10
Travis Friend2244712.131115030
12.2 to VVS Laxman, short and wide, Laxman in a state of very high confidence goes for an unwise cut shot, the ball flies off the bat to the man at point, Murphy bends low and scoops the ball up inches from the turf. 32/2
Guy Whittall741502.14452060
Brian Murphy1014204.20385000
Grant Flower10101.0050000
Zimbabwe 2nd INNINGS (Target: 157 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Guy Whittall c Dravid b Srinath1035411028.57
Dion Ebrahim c Badani b Harbhajan Singh2033563060.60
Stuart Carlisle not out 621371916045.25
Alistair Campbell lbw b Nehra1339532033.33
Grant Flower c Laxman b Agarkar327350011.11
Heath Streak (c)c †Dighe b Srinath824390033.33
Andy Blignaut  b Nehra1625313064.00
Andy Flower not out 89152088.88
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 5)17
TOTAL54 Ov (RR: 2.90, 233 Mts)157/6
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Guy Whittall, 9.3 ov), 2-45 (Dion Ebrahim, 12.3 ov), 3-71 (Alistair Campbell, 24.6 ov), 4-89 (Grant Flower, 34.3 ov), 5-119 (Heath Streak, 44.3 ov), 6-144 (Andy Blignaut, 50.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ashish Nehra1304523.46607001
24.6 to ADR Campbell, full, straight and fast, the ball skids off the pitch and raps the pad, loud shout for LBW, Umpire Robinson takes his own seet time and thinks about it - can only delay the inevitable, plumb in front. 71/3
50.5 to AM Blignaut, full, straight and fast, Blignaut misses and Nehra hits, keep it simple and things happen, this game is keeping us up as long as possible. 144/6
Javagal Srinath1314623.53594004
9.3 to GJ Whittall, angling into the batsman, thick inside edge on to the pads, easy catch to short leg. 25/1
44.3 to HH Streak, just short of a length and on the off, the ball climbs well on the batsman, off the edge to Dighe who snaps the catch up, Srinath strikes in his first over of a new spell. 119/5
Harbhajan Singh1962511.31941000
12.3 to DD Ebrahim, quicker one, hardly any turn in that, pushes forward at it,thick inside edge on to this pads, Badani takes an easy catch at silly point. 45/2
Ajit Agarkar832212.75394000
34.3 to GW Flower, good length deliver, on off stump, moving away from the batsman, Grant Flower on the move forward, takes a thick outside edge, flies straight to Laxman at second slip.. 89/4
Sachin Tendulkar10707.0031000
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MATCH DETAILS
Harare Sports Club
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2001
Player Of The Match
Zimbabwe
Andy Blignaut
Player Of The Series
India
Shiv Sunder Das
Series result2-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1549
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Hemang Badani
Hemang Badani
Travis Friend
Travis Friend
Umpires
Sri Lanka
Asoka de Silva
Zimbabwe
Ian Robinson
TV Umpire
Zimbabwe
Graeme Evans
Match Referee
South Africa
Denis Lindsay
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 15 Jun - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 31/3 (Dion Ebrahim 13*, Andy Flower 5*, 11 ov)
Sat, 16 Jun - day 2 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 301/8 (Grant Flower 80*, Brian Murphy 17*, 101 ov)
Sun, 17 Jun - day 3 - India 2nd innings 197/4 (Shiv Sunder Das 68*, 80.4 ov)
Mon, 18 Jun - day 4 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 157/6 (54 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
  • Zimbabwe 50 in 15.5 overs, 72 mins
  • Zimbabwe 150 in 52.1 overs, 231 mins
  • Zimbabwe 200 in 64.5 overs, 389 mins
  • Zimbabwe 300 in 98.5 overs, 432 mins
  • India 50 in 107 balls, 82 minutes
  • India 100 in 37.5 overs, 171 mins
  • Das 50 off 113 balls, 141 min
  • Das (2) 50 off 164 balls, 241 min
  • Dravid 50 off 88 balls, 136 mins
  • GW Flower 50 off 129 balls, 164 mins
  • Tendulkar 50 off 96 balls, 135 mins
  • Carlisle 50 off 110 balls, 139 mins
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