IND vs ZIM: Zimbabwe is up for a challenge against the hungry Indian side

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IND vs ZIM: Zimbabwe which is currently at the 13 positions in the International Cricket Council ODI rankings and India is standing at 3 positions will try and make the life of Zimbabwe players hard, as everyone in the Indian Squad will be looking forward to creating an impact for themselves as the T20 World Cup at the end of this year.

India has an upper hand against Zimbabwe where the Indians have a 51-10 head-to-head record in 63 matches.

Former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop had some good words to say when asked about Sikandar Raza, He quoted by saying that “The things that Sikandar Raza has been doing in recent weeks with the bat deserve wider recognition”.

Houghton hits back at the people who are telling that India rested their key player for Zimbabwe, he stated that there is no such thing as a weak cricket team of India, they can pick four teams and then occupy the first four places in the International tournaments.

Shikhar Dhawan the Indian vice-captain said that “He is a very good player who has been representing Zimbabwe with distinction for a long time,” “Sikandar is a quality cricketer with bat and ball. I am sure our bowlers will come up with nice plans against him.”

Fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani and Tendai Chatala, who missed the Bangladesh Series, remain on the sidelines. Left-turner Wellington Masakaza will also miss the series with a shoulder tendon injury.

Indian Squad: KL Rahul (C), Shikhar Dhawan (VC), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Deepak Hooda, Shahbaz Ahmed, Axar Patel, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohammed Siraj, Deepak Chahar.

Zimbabwe ODI Squad: Regis Chakabva (c), Tanaka Chivanga, Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Ryan Burl, Innocent Kaia, Kaitano Takudzwanashe, Clive Madande, Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, John Masara, Tony Munyonga, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano

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