5 best batting performances by Indian batsmen against Zimbabwe in One-Day Internationals
#2 VVS Laxman: 131
The man for the crisis was once again needed in Adelaide during India's 2003-04 tours to Australia. India was reeling at 4 runs for 3 wickets against a spirited Zimbabwe attack. Heath Streak sliced through the top order and picked up 2 quick wickets.
Laxman held fort and like always got support from Rahul Dravid who scored 56 and then by Rohan Gavaskar who scored 54. Laxman himself scored a vital century and eventually fell for 131. India ended with 280 runs from the 50 overs.
Zimbabwe gave the chase everything and even after fighting centuries by Stuart Carlisle and Sean Ervine, fell short by 3 runs.