In the India tour of Zimbabwe 2022, the second game of the three-match ODI series will be conducted on Saturday, August 20 at the Harare Sports Club at 12:45 PM IST. India currently lead the series 1-0.
The KL Rahul-led Indian team that consists majorly of youngsters emerged victorious in a dominant fashion in the first ODI without even breaking a sweat. The visitors had the game in their grasp since the powerplay and didn’t let the host come back on track. Axar Patel continued his form with the bowl, while Prasidh Krishna and Deepak Chahar also shone with the ball in the first inning. Team India’s good day at the office continued when the batters concluded the below-par chase without any casualty. The Men in Blue will look to continue their dominance and claim the ODI series by winning the following game.
On the other hand, the Regis Chakabva-led unit had a forgettable day on the field, as they couldn’t attain any kind of success in either of the department. The top-order batters didn’t make a significant contribution, but some crucial runs from the tailenders helped the team to acquire a respectable total. In the bowling department, the team looked equally clueless as they couldn’t do any damage with the ball too even after using a total of eight bowlers. Zimbabwe will look to bounce back in the next game to stay alive in the series.
India are dominant in the head-to-head competition between the two teams. The two sides have collided 64 times, the visitors won 52 games while the hosts emerged victorious on 10 occasions.
In the last outing between the two teams in the ODI format, India won the fixture by 10 wickets.
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