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The second match of the three-match ODI series between India and Zimbabwe will be played at Harare Sports Club today. If Team India wins this match then it will win 7th consecutive series against ZIM. The last time Zimbabwe defeated India in an ODI series was in 1997. After this, India has won the ODI series played between the two teams in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2013, 2015 and 2016. In the first ODI match, Team India won the match by 10 wickets. Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul added 192 runs for the first wicket.
In the first match, Deepak Chahar took 3 wickets while bowling brilliantly. He also became the player of the match.
What time will the match start and where can you watch the match
This match between the two teams will start at 12.45 pm Indian time. This match will be telecasted live on different channels of Sony Sports Network. The live streaming of the match can be seen on the Sony LIV app.
Indian team won the first match by 10 wickets. Shubman Gill and Shikhar Dhawan both scored half-centuries.
How will the pitch of Harare Stadium be?
The pitch at Harare Stadium is generally helpful for the batsmen. Initially, the new ball is likely to help the fast bowlers a bit. Also, due to good spin bowling, the advantage can also be taken. The average score in the second ODI can be around 280-290 runs. A total of 17 ODIs have been played between India and Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. During this, India has won 15 matches and Zimbabwe has won 2 matches.
The weather is likely to remain clear in Harare on Saturday. There is no chance of rain during the match. As the match progresses, the heat will intensify.
Team India would not like to make any changes in the playing XI in the second ODI. All their focus will be on winning the series.
Probable playing-11 of both the teams
Team India, which performed well in the first match, would not like to make any changes in the second match. Looking at the Asia Cup, KL Rahul can open today’s match.
India: KL Rahul (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Prashant Krishna and Mohammad Siraj
Zimbabwe: Tadiwanase Marumani, Innocent Kaia, Shaun Williams, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabwa (c & wk), Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Brad Evans, Victor Nyuchi, Richard Nagrawa