On Saturday, after winning the toss and choosing bowling first, India scored 167-5 in 25.4 overs against Zimbabwe’s 161-all out in 38.1 overs. Shardul Thakur grasped 3-38 and reduced the hosts to 31-4 in the 13th ove. Later, Sean Williams (42) and Ryan Burl (39 not out) held together the middle order rally for Zimbabwe. India also lost skipper KL Rahul in the second over for one. Then, Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill both scored 33.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson also made 43 runs (not out) off 39 balls, along with three fours and four sixes. He hit the victorious six and reached the target with 146 balls to spare. India has an unquestionable 2-0 lead in the three-match series after winning the opening day by 10 wickets. The last match of the series will take place on Monday.