India vs Zimbabwe KL Rahul IND vs ZIM Full Schedule Zimbabwe Match winner

Under the captaincy of KL Rahul, Team India has to play a three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe from August 18 to 22. All matches are to be played at Harare Sports Club. It is believed that Team India will easily win this series, but their path against Zimbabwe is not going to be so easy. Looking at the way Zimbabwe has performed against Bangladesh recently, Team India will need to play a little cautiously.

Match winner players are present in Zimbabwe team

Zimbabwe are considered a weak team, but this year they qualified for the T20 World Cup for the first time since 2016, and then defeated Bangladesh in T20 (2-1) and ODI series (2-1). Against Bangladesh In the series played, Zimbabwe got many matchwinners like Sikandar Raza and Ryan Burle. Raza has scored two centuries and two fifties in 9 ODIs played this year. On the other hand, KL Rahul is making a comeback in the Indian team after a long time and this series is very important for him as he prepares for the Asia Cup.

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He last took the field for the IPL Eliminator in May 2022. Shubman Gill and Shikhar Dhawan are coming to Zimbabwe on a stellar tour of the West Indies where they would like to maintain their form. India is now fully gearing up for the T20 World Cup to be held in October, which is evident in their team selection as well.

Rahul Tripathi and Shahbaz make their debut

The squad for the three-match ODI series in Zimbabwe has also included a number of young T20 experts who would like to stake their claim for a place in the squad that travels to Australia. The first name among these players is Deepak Chahar, who was out of the team after being injured like Rahul. Rahul Tripathi and Shahbaz Ahmed can also make their international debuts in this series. Both the players have proved their mettle in the IPL and would like to fully capitalize on the opportunity given in international cricket.

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Stupidity to consider Zimbabwe weak

All the three matches of the series will be played on the pitch of Harare which is helpful for the batsmen. India have played nine matches at this ground since 2013 and have won all, although it would not be right to underestimate Zimbabwe this time and Dhawan has also accepted this.

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