India vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2000 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - India vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2000

Watch the highlights of India vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2000 - Zimbabwe tour of India 5-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between Zimbabwe and India at Cuttack in 02nd December 2000.

Hemang Badani 58* - India vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2000 Highlights
Badani pumps his fist in air after hitting the winning stroke © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

A brilliant 102-run opening partnership between Sourav Ganguly and Sourav Ganguly before a fine half-century from Hemang Badani led to India hard-fought three-wicket victory over Zimbabwe and take a 1-0 lead in the tight-game of the first ODI.

* 102 : Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar set up the fourth highest first-wicket partnership for India against Zimbabwe in One-day internationals.

* 115 : Alistair Campbell and Stuart Carlisle set up the second highest second-wicket partnership for Zimbabwe against India in One-day international and Zimbabwe's third highest second-wicket stand in ODIs.

Zimbabwe scored 253-7 in 50 overs with top scorer by Stuart Carlisle scored a unbeaten 91-runs off 125-balls including five-fours, Alistair Campbell struck 68 off 92-balls included 7-fours and a six, Grant Flower scored 25 and Guy Whittall 20.

India best bowler by Venkatesh Prasad, Ajit Agarkar both takes 2-wickets, Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan each took one-wickets.

India chased 255-7 in 47.2 overs with top scorer by Hemang Badani 58 not out, Sachin Tendulkar - Sourav Ganguly both scored 44-runs, Vijay Dahiya struck a run-a-ball 35-runs including 3-fours & a six and Ajit Agarkar 19 not out.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Brian Murphy, Dirk Viljoen both takes 2-wickets and one for Heath Streak.

Hemang Badani named Player of the match for his match-winning unbeaten 58-runs knocked off facing 69-balls including 3-fours and a six.

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