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Gill completes his fifty by hitting a boundary: Bishnoi takes the catch by jumping in the air, Avesh gets wicket on the first ball; Top Moments

Gill completes his fifty by hitting a boundary: Bishnoi takes the catch by jumping in the air, Avesh gets wicket on the first ball; Top Moments


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Washington Sundar took 3 wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs.

India defeated Zimbabwe by 23 runs in the third match of the T20 series. With this victory, the team has taken a 2-1 lead in the 5-match series. The fourth match of the series will be played on July 13.

On Wednesday, Team India won the toss and decided to bat at Harare Sports Club and scored 182 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target of 183 runs, Zimbabwe could only score 159 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. Many moments were seen in this match. Zimbabwe dropped 6 catches during India’s innings. Indian captain Shubman Gill got 2 chances.

7 moments of IND vs ZIM match…
1. Shubhman gets 2 lives

Indian captain Shubman Gill played an innings of 66 runs on 49 balls.

Indian captain Shubman Gill played an innings of 66 runs on 49 balls.

Richard Nagarawa came to bowl the second over of India’s innings. Shubman Gill hit a four on his second ball itself. After that Nagarawa bowled a short of good length ball. The ball came towards his body rapidly. Shubman tried to pull but the ball hit the upper part of his bat and went up in the air. But due to miscommunication between the bowler and the fielder standing in follow through, the ball fell between the two.

Shubman Gill got a second lease of life in the fourth over of the innings when Gill tried to cut the short ball from Blessing Muzarabani but the ball got hit by the edge of his bat and went over the slip.
2. Jaiswal gets two chances in one over

Yashasvi Jaiswal played an innings of 36 runs.

Yashasvi Jaiswal played an innings of 36 runs.

Yashasvi Jaiswal got two lives in the 7th over. On the third ball of Tendai Chatara’s over, Jaiswal played a shot in the air towards deep cover. Tadivanashe Marumani standing there could not judge the ball and jumped in the air but could not reach the ball. On the very next ball, Jaiswal tried to flick but the ball hit the upper part of his bat and went to the fielder standing nearby. But here Richard Nagarawa did not even attempt the catch.

However, in the very next over, captain Sikandar Raza dismissed him on reverse sweep. His catch was taken by Brian Bennett.
3. Completed his fifty with a four

Gill completed his fifty by hitting a four off Chatara's ball.

Gill completed his fifty by hitting a four off Chatara’s ball.

Tendai Chatara came to bowl the 13th over. Gaikwad hit a four on the first ball. He brought Gill on strike on the next ball. Gill was batting on 47 runs at that time. Chatara bowled a short of good length ball outside the off stump. Gill cleverly guided the ball towards third man. Gill completed his fifty with this four.

4. Catch dropped in Raza’s over

Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 49 runs in 28 balls.

Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 49 runs in 28 balls.

Zimbabwe’s fielding was poor throughout the match, they missed 6 chances in the Indian innings. Sikandar Raza bowled the 17th over. Here Rituraj Gaikwad played a shot towards point. Tendai Chatara standing there missed an easy chance. After this, Gaikwad got another lease of life on the ball of Blessing Mujarbani in the 20th over. When his catch was dropped by Tadivanashe Marumani standing in deep cover. This was his third catch dropped in this match. However, on the very next ball, Mujarbani got Gaikwad caught out by Wesley Madhavre.

5. Avesh gets wicket on the first ball

Avesh took 2 wickets for 39 runs in 4 overs.

Avesh took 2 wickets for 39 runs in 4 overs.

They lost their first wicket in the second over of Zimbabwe’s innings. Here Avesh Khan got Wesley Madhavre caught by Abhishek Sharma on the first ball of his first over. Only 6 runs came from this over of Avesh. Madhavre played the ball outside the off stump to extra cover.

6. Bishnoi’s brilliant catch

Ravi Bishnoi takes a brilliant catch at backward point.

Ravi Bishnoi takes a brilliant catch at backward point.

Avesh took the third wicket of Zimbabwe’s innings in his second over. Brian Bennett was out here. Bennett cut the back of length ball outside the off stump. Ravi Bishnoi standing there took a brilliant catch. The ball had good contact with the bat. Ravi did not have time to react. Despite this, he took a brilliant catch at backward point while diving.

7. Sundar took 2 wickets in one over

Washington Sundar was adjudged the Player of the Match. He took 3 wickets giving away 15 runs in 4 overs.

Washington Sundar was adjudged the Player of the Match. He took 3 wickets giving away 15 runs in 4 overs.

Washington Sundar came to bowl the over after the powerplay. He took 2 wickets in this over. Sundar first got captain Raza caught by Rinku Singh in the deep and then he got Jonathan Campbell caught by Riyan Parag in the slip on a score of 1.

Now match facts…

  • India has become the first team to win 150 matches in the history of T20 International. India has won 150 matches out of 230 matches. Pakistan is at second place which has won 142 matches out of 245 matches. ​​​​​​​​
  • For the first time in 2024, an opening pair made a fifty partnership for India.
  • In 2024, Shubman Gill scored his first fifty in T20 International.
  • Rituraj Gaikwad was dismissed today on a score of 49 runs. Before him, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni have been dismissed on a score of 49 in T20 for India.

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