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India defeat Zimbabwe by 23 runs to go 2-1 up in five-match T20I series

Electing to bat, India scored 182/4 with Gill (66, 49b, 7x4, 3x6) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (49, 28b, 4x4, 3x6) leading the way with contrasting knock

PTI Harare Published 10.07.24, 07:51 PM
India's Yashasvi Jaiswal bats, during the third T20 match between Zimbabwe and India, at the Harare Sports Club

India's Yashasvi Jaiswal bats, during the third T20 match between Zimbabwe and India, at the Harare Sports Club PTI

Skipper Shubman Gill struck 66, while off-spinner Washington Sundar returned with 3/15 as India defeated Zimbabwe by 23 runs in the third T20I to take a 2-1 lead in five-match series here on Wednesday.

Electing to bat, India scored 182/4 with Gill (66, 49b, 7x4, 3x6) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (49, 28b, 4x4, 3x6) leading the way with contrasting knocks.

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For Zimbabwe, pacer Blessing Muzarabani (2/25) was the best bowler.

In reply, Zimbabwe made a late resurgence with Dion Myers' maiden T20I fifty in the company of Wellington Masakadza but only to fall short and were restricted for 159/6.

The fourth T20I of the series is slated on Saturday.

Brief scores: India 182/4 in 20 overs (Shubman Gill 66, Ruturaj Gaikwad 49; Blessing Muzarabani 2/25) Zimbabwe 159/6 in 20 overs (Dion Myers 65 not out; Washington Sundar 3/15, Avesh Khan 2/39) by 23 runs.

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