Zimbabwe Vs India – 2nd ODI Full Preview: KL Rahul-led team India will face off Zimbabwe in the second ODI of the series on Saturday, August 20 from 12:45 PM onwards at the Harare Sports Club.
India successfully defeated the hosts in the very first ODI while chasing a target of 190. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe failed to take a single wicket, and also failed to deliver with the bat. It will be a do-or-die game for them.
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Zimbabwe vs India: 2nd ODI Match Preview
Match: Zimbabwe vs India – 2nd ODI
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare.
Date & Time: August 20, 2022 at 12:45 PM (IST)
Where to Watch Live: Sony Sports Network and SonyLIV.
Pitch Report: Zimbabwe vs India: 2nd ODI Preview
All three ODIs will be played in Harare. The pitch out here is good for batting and offers batters value for their shots. Chasing teams have had the advantage in recent times.
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Head to Head Stats:
Matches Played: 64
Won by Zimbabwe: 10
Won by India: 52
Tied/No Result: 2
Team News: 2nd ODI
The hosts lost the first game of the series by a huge margin of 10 wickets. They failed to take any wicket of the Indian team as Indian openers Dhawan and Gill took India home within 31 overs. Moreover, in batting, they gradually failed to put up a good total on the board and finished on a low score of 189. Zimbabwe will be hoping for a bounce back in the series with a win as their recent form isn’t that bad.
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Meanwhile, for the Men in Blue, it’s an easy win for them in the first ODI with both the openers smashed half-century to guide India home. Indian Bowlers did a great job in the first innings as Deepak Chahar made a great comeback to the Indian side. He won the man of the match award also for his brilliant bowling in the first ODI. It was KL Rahul’s first victory as captain of team India in international cricket.
Zimbabwe vs India: 2nd ODI: Possible Playing XI
Regis Chakabva (C & wk)
Shikhar Dhawan (C)
Sanju Samson (wk)
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