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India beat Zimbabwe by 8 wickets to clinch series

Updated: 15 June 2016 14:13 IST - Published: 12 June 2016 23:57 IST
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Goodbye, take care!
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That is all from us for today. India romping home with 8 wickets. Series is in the bank for India, but we have the third ODI on Wednesday. Will be back with the coverage.
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Yuzvendra Chahal is the man of the match: "I enjoyed the bowling, the wicket was slow. Today they tried to hit me, hence got the wickets. Wanted to bowl stump to stump."
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MS Dhoni: "It was a pretty cold day, the fact that it was cloudy. It is always good to take catches, inside edges are always difficult than the outside edge. Credit to the bowler. I felt it was a slightly better wicket, it was coning on nicely. The bowlers did a very good job to restrict them. They had a good partnership, I felt they would cross 200. Chahal did well to get the wicket in the middle phase. Important to win games, we are doing it professionally, especially in the batting line-up. Will sit and discuss about the changes with Sanjay Bangar."
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Graeme Cremer: "Losing the toss may have played the part, our batters did not take the responsibility. It was at a stage when the wicket was doing a bit, we needed to carry to the 40 over. Always disappointing with the injury. Everyone a bit down, we have 4 more matches to go in the series."
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The target was never going to be sufficient. KL Rahul, Karun Nair and Ambati Rayudu showed why. The bowling looked out of depth, but the batting was the culprit for the hosts. India wrap up the series without breaking a sweat. A thumping performance if ever there was one. Once again it is back to the drawing board for the hosts.
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26.5 Raza to Manish Pandey, FOUR! INDIA WIN! GAME, SET, SERIES! Full ball on the off stump, slapped past the covers to clinch the series for India.
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Manish Pandey is in!
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26.4 Raza to Nair, OUT! Tries to for a full bloodied sweep, manages no bat on it. The ball hits him straight on the pads. So one positive from Zimbabwe, they get an extra wicket.
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26.3 Raza to Rayudu, 1 run, hits it straight to short midwicket.
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26.2 Raza to Rayudu, no run, turns to the leg side after pitching, cant get it away.
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26.1 Raza to Rayudu, no run, steps down, blocks the delivery back.
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Only 3 runs needed. Who will finish off the proceedings?
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25.6 Cremer to Nair, no run, blocked to the point fielder to end the over.
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25.5 Cremer to Rayudu, 1 run, fuller this time, driven to deep cover.
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One shot away now.
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25.4 Cremer to Nair, 1 run, shortish, cut to point.
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25.3 Cremer to Rayudu, 1 run, pushed to long off.
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25.2 Cremer to Nair, 1 run, shortish, cut to point. Overthrows allows a single.
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25.1 Cremer to Rayudu, 1 run, drives a length ball to long off.
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At the halfway stage, India need only 8 runs off the remaining 25 overs.
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24.6 Raza to Nair, no run, flighted again, worked to mid on.
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24.5 Raza to Nair, no run, flighted on the off stump, pushed to mid off