After a clean sweep in the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe now eyeing India’s two-match Twenty20 series on Friday, the first match will be on making clout. First-day close of four runs to win, the Indians have demonstrated balanced in every department.
Although the host team to win the hectic cricket player from Zimbabwe to India and therefore have to be careful. On a visit to India by now all things are going in the right direction. Even one-day visit to the Man of the Series are injured Ambati Raidu after getting out of the third place play-day Manish Pandey landed only 71 runs in his debut match was a brilliant innings.
Team India batting department have to show more aggression, which came in the ODI series scarcity. In a format which can bend a ball game trend, the team can not afford to start slow. Especially the host bowlers had performed well in the series. The visiting team captain will need to start dashing from Ajinkya Rahane and Murali Vijay.
Robin Uthappa in the series have failed to be effective in the Twenty20 cricket will be desperate. The injured Raydu replace their alternative Sanju Samson arrived Zimbabwe Twenty20 debut is likely to get the chance. Indian bowlers have done well so far and he continued his forward momentum would like to keep intact.
On the other hand, Zimbabwe’s team in batting department relies excessively on Chamu Cibaba. Chamu also did well in the series, but Hamilton Masakadza and Chigunbura still expect consistently good performance.
India: Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Robin Uthappa, Murali Vijay, Stuart Binny, Manoj Tiwary, Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Manish Pandey, characters Patel, Sandeep Sharma, Sanju Samson, Mohit Sharma.
Zimbabwe: Elton Cigunbura, Regis Chakabwa, Camu Chibaba, Graeme Kramer, Neville Madjiwa, Hamilton Masakadza, Richmond Mutumbami, Tinashe Panyangra, Sikandar Raza, Donald Tiripano, Praspar Utseya, Brian Vettori, Malcolm Waler and Sean Williams.