- India won ODI series 3-0 against Zimbabwe
- Shubman Gill scored 245 runs in three matches, became the top scorer
- Shubman Gill won his second consecutive Player of the Series award
IND vs ZIM: Indian cricket team won the third and final match of the ODI series against Zimbabwe by 13 runs. This is Team India’s 15th consecutive win in ODI format against Zimbabwe. Also, Shubman Gill, who played a brilliant innings of 130 runs in this match, was the top scorer with 245 runs in 3 matches and was also adjudged the Player of the Series. Earlier, Shubman was also made the Player of the Series in the West Indies series.
If we talk about this match, playing first, India had scored 289 runs in 50 overs for 8 wickets. Apart from Gill’s century, Ishan Kishan also scored a brilliant half-century. In reply, Zimbabwe team scored 276 runs losing all their wickets in 49.3 overs. He also played a brilliant century of 115 runs. But he could not lead his team to victory and India won the match by 13 runs to clean sweep the series 3-0.
India hasn’t lost to Zimbabwe since 2010
This is India’s 15th consecutive win in One Day International cricket against Zimbabwe. India last suffered a seven-wicket loss against Zimbabwe on 3 June 2010. Since then, Team India has never lost against Zimbabwe in an ODI match. Talking about the series, this is India’s 9th series win against Zimbabwe out of 10 and only once Zimbabwe has won.
Gill became Player of the Series for the second time in a row
Shubman Gill has become the Player of the Series for the second time in a row. Earlier, he had also won this award in the last series against West Indies. In that series, his bat scored 205 runs in 3 matches. In this series too, Gill has scored 245 runs over 200 in 3 matches. He has scored 450 runs in the last 6 ODIs at an average of 112.5, including 3 half-centuries and a century. He made his ODI debut in 2019 and has 499 runs to his name in 9 innings of 9 ODIs.