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India crush Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in first ODI

Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill stay unbeaten at 81 and also 82 specifically

Openers Shikhar Dhawan and also Shubman Gill struck proficient unbeaten half-centuries as India competed to a squashing 10-wicket triumph over Zimbabwe in their very first one-day worldwide at the Harare Sports Premises on Thursday.

Establish a target of 190 to win, the site visitors arrived without the loss of a gate in 30.5 overs as Dhawan racked up 81 from 113 rounds and also Gill a much more ruthless 82 from 72 distributions.

Zimbabwe utilized 8 bowlers in their effort to limit their challengers, yet there was no benefit versus the India openers.

The site visitors had actually chosen to bowl very first and also were promptly right into the arches as they decreased the residence side to 66 for 5.

Seamer Deepak Chahar eliminated both openers and also do with numbers of 3-27, well sustained by the a lot more costly Prasidh Krishna, that took 3-50 in 8 overs.

The guile of left-arm rewriter Axar Patel (3-24) was likewise outstanding as he eliminated innings top-scorer Regis Chakabva (35 ).

A 70-run ninth-wicket separate Brad Evans (33 not out) and also Richard Ngarava (34) included some respectability to the residence rating, yet it never ever resembled a target to problem India.

The 2nd ODI will certainly be used Saturday and also the 3rd on Monday, both likewise in Harare.

Ratings: Zimbabwe 189 full blast in 40.3 overs (Regis Chakabva 35, Richard Ngarava 34, Brad Evans 33; Axar Patel 3/24, Deepak Chahar 3/27, Prasidh Krishna 3/50).

India 192/0 in 30.5 overs (Shubman Gill 82 not out, Shikhar Dhawan 81 not out)

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