Young Indian Team will take on host Zimbabwe on 18 June 2016 at Harare in the first T20 match of the three-match T20I series.
After whitewashing the home team in the ODI series, India would like to continue its winning run in the T20 series as well. On the other hand, Zimbabwe would also like to start on a winning note after losing ODI series badly to boost their confidence.
Now, let’s have a look at some of the best stats of the T20 matches played among the two nations :
1.) Highest Team total :
178 runs made by India against Zimbabwe on 17 July 2015 at Harare.
2.) Lowest Team total :
111 runs made by Zimbabwe against India on 12 June 2010 at Harare.
3.) Biggest Win in terms of runs :
India defeated Zimbabwe by 54 runs on 17 July 2015 at Harare.
4.) Highest run-scorer :
Chamu Chibhabha has scored 137 runs against India from 4 matches, the most by any batsman in Zimbabwe vs India T20I’s.
5.) Highest score by a batsman
Suresh Raina scored 72* off 44 balls against Zimbabwe on 13 June 2010 at Harare.
6.) Highest Runs Partnership :
Murali Vijay and Suresh Raina added 79 runs against Zimbabwe for the 2nd wicket on 13 June 2010 at Harare, the most by any pair for any wicket in Zimbabwe vs India T20I’s.
7.) Maximum Fours :
The number of fours hit by Chamu Chibhabha -17 against India from 4 T20I matches.
8.) Maximum Sixes :
The number of sixes hit by Murali Vijay -5 against Zimbabwe from 4 T20I matches.
9.) Maximum Wickets :
The number of wickets taken by Christopher Mpofu -6 against India from 4 T20I matches.
10.) Maximum Catches by a fielder :
The number of catches taken by Hamilton Masakadza -3 against India from 4 T20I matches.