1st ODI, Harare, July 24, 2013, India tour of Zimbabwe
(44.5/50 ov, T:229) 230/4

India won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
115 (108)
Zimbabwe Innings
India Innings
Match Flow
Zimbabwe  (50 ovs maximum)
Vusi Sibanda lbw b Mishra3472883047.22
Sikandar Raza  b Mishra821121846273.21
Sean Williams  b Raina1529352051.72
Hamilton Masakadza  b Mishra111292091.66
Brendan Taylor (c)†c Raina b Unadkat1215161080.00
Malcolm Waller  b Mohammed Shami2770028.57
Elton Chigumbura not out 43344261126.47
Tinotenda Mutombodzi c Dhawan b Vinay Kumar871201114.28
Prosper Utseya not out 812150066.66
Extras(b 2, lb 7, w 4)13
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.56, 213 Mins)228/7
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Vusi Sibanda, 21.5 ov), 2-105 (Sean Williams, 30.6 ov), 3-119 (Hamilton Masakadza, 33.4 ov), 4-162 (Brendan Taylor, 38.4 ov), 5-166 (Malcolm Waller, 40.1 ov), 6-176 (Sikandar Raza, 43.1 ov), 7-205 (Tinotenda Mutombodzi, 46.2 ov)
Vinay Kumar915716.33283310
46.2 to CT Mutombodzi, caught at point! A short of a length ball with lots of width outside off. It's there to be cut and Mutombodzi goes hard at the ball. But he doesn't place it and hits it straight to Dhawan at point. A couple of feet on either side and that would have been four. 205/7
Mohammed Shami1014514.50377000
40.1 to MN Waller, bowled him! Waller's played inside the line of a good length ball that held its line on off. He was trying to drive on the up and heard the ball clatter into off stump. 166/5
Jaydev Unadkat1013913.90383020
38.4 to BRM Taylor, Unadkat's picked up his first ODI wicket with a rather ordinary ball. It was short and didn't get high up at all. Taylor had plenty of time to pull it but it looked like he was caught in two minds. He didn't try and smash it for six, and he didn't try and roll his wrists and keep the ball along the ground either. He ended up giving Raina at deep square leg a very simple catch. A soft dismissal.. 162/4
Ravindra Jadeja1033303.30414000
Amit Mishra1014334.30363110
21.5 to V Sibanda, full and pitched just outside off stump, except this one turns in. Looks like its the googly from Mishra as Sibanda plays outside the line and the umpire raises the finger straight away. Solid knock from Raza who put in the hard yards.. 72/1
33.4 to H Masakadza, that looked like it was coming. Masakadza cleared his front foot and slogged, trying to hit down the ground. It was the googly from Mishra and it hit middle stump. 119/3
43.1 to Sikandar Raza, Raza had just lost his composure in the last 20 minutes and he's now been bowled by a short googly. He had moved forward a bit too early and so wasn't balanced as he tried to go back and pull across the line. The ball passed under his shot and hit middle stump. 176/6
Suresh Raina10212.0040000
30.6 to SC Williams, Played all around this! Raina pitches this in a little closer to the batsman, but this one is not turning and Williams, who is playing for the turn, ends up playing outside the line as the ball scurries through the gap between pad and bat. Second wicket down for Zimbabwe.. 105/2
India  (T: 229 runs from 50 ovs)
Rohit Sharma c †Taylor b Chigumbura2040572050.00
Shikhar Dhawan c Waller b Jarvis1721273080.95
Virat Kohli (c)c Sibanda b Utseya115108133131106.48
Ambati Rayudu not out 63841174075.00
Suresh Raina c Sikandar Raza b Utseya022000.00
Dinesh Karthik not out 815101053.33
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 5)7
TOTAL44.5 Ov (RR: 5.13, 175 Mins)230/4
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Shikhar Dhawan, 6.3 ov), 2-57 (Rohit Sharma, 12.6 ov), 3-216 (Virat Kohli, 41.3 ov), 4-216 (Suresh Raina, 41.5 ov)
Kyle Jarvis804015.00296001
6.3 to S Dhawan, He's gone. The short ball does the trick. A little more pace from Jarvis as he got the ball to climb on the batsman. Dhawan's pull sounded good, but it went straight down the throat of deep fine leg. 26/1
Tendai Chatara903003.33332010
Elton Chigumbura503016.00133020
12.6 to RG Sharma, He's gone. That's one waft too many. This one straightens from Chigumbura and Rohit tries an another expansive drive but only manages a faint edge which is safely pouched behind the wicket. 57/2
Prosper Utseya1003423.40332000
41.3 to V Kohli, He's holed out in the deep! It was tossed up and Kohli came down the wicket again and struck it quite well. But Vusi Sibanda at long on takes a safe catch. 216/3
41.5 to SK Raina, He's thrown it away. Caught at extra cover. Another flighted ball. Raina comes down the track, making a little room for himself, but he doesn't get enough elevation. A soft dismissal. 216/4
Tinotenda Mutombodzi7.506508.29148120
Sean Williams301806.0051000
Hamilton Masakadza201206.0041000
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  • Zimbabwe innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 27 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Zimbabwe: 50 runs in 15.5 overs (95 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 95 balls (V Sibanda 20, Sikandar Raza 23, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: Zimbabwe - 59/0 in 17.0 overs (V Sibanda 26, Sikandar Raza 26)
  • Zimbabwe: 100 runs in 28.4 overs (172 balls), Extras 7
  • Sikandar Raza: 50 off 88 balls (4 x 4)
  • Drinks: Zimbabwe - 119/3 in 33.4 overs (Sikandar Raza 51)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 39 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Zimbabwe: 150 runs in 37.2 overs (224 balls), Extras 11
  • Zimbabwe: 200 runs in 45.6 overs (276 balls), Extras 12
  • Innings Break: Zimbabwe - 228/7 in 50.0 overs (E Chigumbura 43, P Utseya 8)
  • India innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 40 runs, 1 wicket)
  • India: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (74 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: India - 67/2 in 16.0 overs (V Kohli 24, AT Rayudu 1)
  • India: 100 runs in 22.2 overs (135 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (V Kohli 29, AT Rayudu 18, Ex 3)
  • V Kohli: 50 off 57 balls (6 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 32.5 overs (198 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 121 balls (V Kohli 56, AT Rayudu 42, Ex 3)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 25 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Drinks: India - 181/2 in 37.0 overs (V Kohli 90, AT Rayudu 47)
  • AT Rayudu: 50 off 74 balls (2 x 4)
  • V Kohli: 100 off 102 balls (11 x 4)
  • India: 200 runs in 40.2 overs (243 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 166 balls (V Kohli 93, AT Rayudu 55, Ex 3)
Harare Sports Club
TossIndia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Virat Kohli
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3395
Hours of play (local time)09.00 start, First Session 09.00-12.30, Interval 12.30-13.15, Second Session 13.15-16.45
Match days24 July 2013 - day (50-over match)
ODI debut
Ambati Rayudu
Ambati Rayudu
Jaydev Unadkat
Jaydev Unadkat
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee