END OF OVER:
20 | 15 Runs | ZIM: 170/6 | RR: 8.50

  • Elton Chigumbura54 (26b)
  • Neville Madziva5 (5b)
  • Jasprit Bumrah4-1-24-2
  • Jaydev Unadkat4-0-43-0

2.30pm Whew, what a finish from Chigumbura. His half-century has laid a strong base for Zimbabwe to pull off an upset. Zimbabwe's intent was impressive, aggressive and confident. They stumbled and stuttered through the middle, but a good comeback means India will need a substantial contribution to win. Will they do it? Brb for the chase

19.6
0
Bumrah to Chigumbura, no run, excellent finish. A bouncer on leg, Chigs gets underneath the ball and lets it go. 'Over' says ump tiffin
19.5
6
Bumrah to Chigumbura, SIX runs, six more. Another slower delivery outside off, another six. Chigs gets fifty. What a shot. Waited and waited and waited for the slower offcutter outside off, and then swatted the ball way over midwicket
19.4
1
Bumrah to Madziva, 1 run, back of a length on middle, Madziva tries to dab to third man but the ball swerves back in and thuds into his chest.
19.3
1lb
Bumrah to Chigumbura, 1 leg bye, full toss down leg, pings off the pads towards square leg
19.2
6
Bumrah to Chigumbura, SIX runs, six more. just over long-off. Deafening cheers from the crowd. Low full toss outside off, Chigumbura drills the low full toss over long-off, just clears the fielder, who was slightly in. Got underneath sufficiently
19.1
1
Bumrah to Madziva, 1 run, good length delivery outside off, chopped to point for one. The throw misses the bowler's end.

Can Zimbabwe make 170?

END OF OVER:
19 | 21 Runs | ZIM: 155/6 | RR: 8.15

  • Elton Chigumbura42 (22b)
  • Neville Madziva3 (3b)
  • Jaydev Unadkat4-0-43-0
  • Jasprit Bumrah3-1-10-2
18.6
0
Unadkat to Chigumbura, no run, slower delivery outside off, in the arc again but Unadkat gets lucky because Chigs tries to hit too hard and misses his mow
18.5
6
Unadkat to Chigumbura, SIX runs, six more. The offcutter outside off, Chigumbura picks the variation and then clears his front leg and slogs the ball over midwicket for another looong hit. Chigs on fire. Stand and smash
18.5
1w
Unadkat to Chigumbura, 1 wide, and again. India's bowler have struggled today. A low full toss outside off, left alone because it is a wide
18.5
1w
Unadkat to Chigumbura, 1 wide, lost his line. 129.8 kph, full and very very wide outside off. Called

Bharath Seervi: "The average score for Zimbabwe in the ODI series was 139. They have scored more than that in this first T20I."

18.4
2
Unadkat to Chigumbura, 2 runs, slower delivery outside off, slapped past over for a couple. Long-off runs across to field
18.3
6
Unadkat to Chigumbura, SIX runs, bounces on the roof and goes over, outta the stadium. Clean. Superb shot. Overpitched on middle, in the hitting arc for Chigumbura who brings out a clean swing. Superb timing, straight over long-on. Massive hit
18.2
4
Unadkat to Chigumbura, FOUR runs, squirted for four. Full and wide outside off, not clever bowling. Chigumbura tries to go over long-off, but the ball miscues and lobs over short third man
18.1
1
Unadkat to Madziva, 1 run, runs to the pitch to try and hit over cover but the ball skews off the outside half, just over point

What can Zimbabwe muster form here? 20?

END OF OVER:
18 | 4 Runs 1 Wkt | ZIM: 134/6 | RR: 7.44

  • Neville Madziva2 (2b)
  • Elton Chigumbura24 (17b)
  • Jasprit Bumrah3-1-10-2
  • Yuzvendra Chahal4-0-38-1
17.6
1
Bumrah to Madziva, 1 run, slower delivery on middle and leg, nurdled to square leg for a single
17.5
1
Bumrah to Chigumbura, 1 run, looking for that yorker again but misses again. Hit to long-off again. Good knock this from Chigs
17.4
1
Bumrah to Madziva, 1 run, slower offcutter outside off, a thick inside edge to midwicket
17.3
1
Bumrah to Chigumbura, 1 run, low full toss on off, drilled to long-off. Looking for the yorker but Bumrah misses his length

zafarjaveds: "Atleast some improvement in the zimbabwe batting in T20s. Its better if they play the ODI's in the T20 mode with a little patience"

17.2
0
Bumrah to Chigumbura, no run, full on off, pushed back to the bowler
17.1
W
Bumrah to Cremer, OUT, gone. Chipped to mid-off and another one goes. Back of a length on off, Cremer stands in his crease and lofts the ball but with no timing. Straight to mid-off.

AG Cremer c Dhawan b Bumrah 4 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Bumrah

END OF OVER:
17 | 15 Runs | ZIM: 130/5 | RR: 7.64

  • Elton Chigumbura22 (14b)
  • Graeme Cremer4 (4b)
  • Yuzvendra Chahal4-0-38-1
  • Axar Patel4-0-18-1
16.6
0
Chahal to Chigumbura, no run, flat on middle and leg, off the pad and into the leg side
16.5
6
Chahal to Chigumbura, SIX runs, six more. Even bigger, dances down again and clobbers the ball way over long-off. Good use of the feet again. Straight bat, cleanly hit
16.4
1
Chahal to Cremer, 1 run, slower and more flight on off, the ball gets some turn. Pushed to point
16.3
1
Chahal to Chigumbura, 1 run, clipped to square leg

Successive wins

2

No. of consecutive T20I wins for Zimbabwe against India. Before this 2-run win, they had defended 145 at this same venue last year.

Worst possible start

0

No. of times India had lost a wicket off their first ball of the innings in T20Is, before this match. KL Rahul was out a first-ball duck making his T20I debut.

Quick fifty

3

No. of fifties completed in fewer balls than Chigumbura's 25 in this match among Zimbabwe players - Waller (20), Chigumbura (21) and S Williams (20)

Good batting effort

139

Average score for Zimbabwe in the ODI series - 417 runs in 3 matches. They have scored more than that in this first T20I.

Five debutants

0

No. of T20Is where 5 or more players made their debut for India, before this match (excluding the first T20I where all 11 were debutants).