RESULT
8th Match (D/N), Adelaide, January 24, 2004, VB Series
280/7
(50 ov, T:281) 277/6

India won by 3 runs

Player Of The Match
131 (138) & 2 catches
vvs-laxman
India Innings
Zimbabwe Innings
Match Details
India  (50 ovs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanjay Bangar c Carlisle b Streak042000.00
Parthiv Patel c †Taibu b Streak0813000.00
VVS Laxman c Friend b Hondo13113820313194.92
Sourav Ganguly (c)c Ebrahim b Blignaut1550020.00
Rahul Dravid c Blignaut b Price5672954077.77
Rohan Gavaskar c Blignaut b Hondo5462783187.09
Hemang Badani  b Streak53310166.66
Ajit Agarkar not out 1281410150.00
Irfan Pathan not out 54610125.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 4, w 8)16
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.60, 213 Mts)280/7
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sanjay Bangar, 0.4 ov), 2-3 (Parthiv Patel, 2.4 ov), 3-4 (Sourav Ganguly, 3.4 ov), 4-137 (Rahul Dravid, 27.1 ov), 5-255 (Rohan Gavaskar, 46.4 ov), 6-261 (Hemang Badani, 47.2 ov), 7-271 (VVS Laxman, 48.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak1015335.30357011
0.4 to SB Bangar, . 0/1
2.4 to PA Patel, . 3/2
47.2 to HK Badani, . 261/6
Andy Blignaut502515.00192060
3.4 to SC Ganguly, . 4/3
Sean Ervine604808.00147010
Douglas Hondo1005925.90253003
46.4 to RS Gavaskar, . 255/5
48.5 to VVS Laxman, . 271/7
Ray Price1004314.30292000
27.1 to R Dravid, . 137/4
Grant Flower904805.33232200
Zimbabwe  (T: 281 runs from 50 ovs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Vusi Sibanda c & b Balaji1236513033.33
Grant Flower c †Patel b Agarkar1014201071.42
Travis Friend c Laxman b Agarkar038000.00
Stuart Carlisle c Kartik b Agarkar1091281819085.15
Sean Ervine run out (Ganguly)10010014891100.00
Andy Blignaut c Laxman b Bangar1213191092.30
Heath Streak (c)not out 551210100.00
Dion Ebrahim not out 21300200.00
Extras(b 3, lb 12, w 12)27
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.54, 224 Mts)277/6
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Grant Flower, 4.6 ov), 2-25 (Travis Friend, 6.3 ov), 3-46 (Vusi Sibanda, 11.4 ov), 4-248 (Sean Ervine, 45.6 ov), 5-261 (Stuart Carlisle, 47.6 ov), 6-274 (Andy Blignaut, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ajit Agarkar1003933.90424060
4.6 to GW Flower, . 14/1
6.3 to TJ Friend, . 25/2
47.6 to SV Carlisle, . 261/5
Irfan Pathan1004704.70386030
Lakshmipathy Balaji1015215.20304010
11.4 to V Sibanda, . 46/3
Sanjay Bangar804215.25234010
49.3 to AM Blignaut, . 274/6
Murali Kartik704907.00133100
Sourav Ganguly503306.6092010
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MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
India
VVS Laxman
Match numberODI no. 2087
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
Australia
Daryl Harper
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Australia
Steve Davis
Match Referee
West Indies
Clive Lloyd
PointsIndia 5, Zimbabwe 1
MATCH NOTES
  • Hours of Play: 1.45pm - 5.15pm, 6.00pm - 9.30pm
  • 12th Men: A Bhandari (India) and S Matsikenyeri (Zimbabwe)
  • India's 50 in 53 minutes from 10.4 overs
  • Laxman's 50 off 44 balls with 8x4
  • India's 100 in 19.3 overs
  • India's 150 of 30.5 overs
  • Laxman's 100 from 107 balls, 11x4, 1x6
  • India's 200 in 39.1 overs
  • Gavaskar's 50 off 56 balls, 3x4, 1x6
  • India's 250 off 45.3 overs
  • Zimbabwe 50 off 13.2 overs
  • Crowd: 8,680
  • Zimbabwe's 100 off 23.5 overs
  • Carlisle 50 off 66 balls, 3x4
  • Ervine's 50 from 56 balls, 4x4, 1x6
  • Zimbabwe 150 off 30.5 overs
  • Zimbabwe's 200 in 38.4 overs
  • Ervine 100 off 99 balls, 9x4, 1x6
Zimbabwe Innings
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AUS861371.100
IND853290.282
ZIM8076-1.326