The Indian cricket team is touring Zimbabwe after a very long time and will play five ODI’s under their new standby captain Virat Kohli.
The young 15-member Indian squad landed in Zimbabwe on Sunday and began practice.
MS Dhoni, the Indian captain has been rested for this series after he won two back to back series, first the Champions Trophy and then the Tri-nation series involving Sri Lanka and West Indies.
See the live scorecard here.
India will play the 1st ODI on July 23, 2014 and the 2nd and 3rd ODI on July 26th and 28th at Harare.
The 4th ODI which was to be played on July 31st was postponed to Aug 1, 2013 due to the general elections in Zimbabwe.
The 5th ODI will be played on Aug. 3, 2013 at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo.
All the matches will start at 12:30 p.m. India time.
These two teams have played 51 ODI’s amongst each other in which India has won the chunk of the matches with 39 wins to Zimbabwe’s 10. Two have been ties.
This series will be telecasted live in India by Ten Cricket and Ten Sports will be live streaming the match on its Youtube channel.
Watch the match live online here.
The list of channels broadcasting the series live in various countries are as below.
Australia — Fox Sports
Australia — Nine Network
Bangladesh – BTV
Canada — Asian Television Network -ATN
England – Sky Sports
India — Ten Cricket (English) and Ten Sports (Hindi)
Japan – Hum Tum TV
Middle East —Arab Digital Distribution
Zimbabwe — SKY Network Television
Pacific Islands — Fiji TV
Pakistan — Pakistan Television Corporation – PTV
South Africa — Supersport
Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation
United Kingdom — Sky Sports (Live), BBC – Highlights
United States — DirecTV
West Indies – Caribbean Media Corporation
The teams are as below:
India: 1 Shikhar Dhawan, 2 Rohit Sharma, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Virat Kohli, 5 Suresh Raina, 6 Dinesh Karthik, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Parvez Rasool , 9 Amit Mishra, 10 Vinay Kumar, 11 Jaydev Unadkat.
Zimbabwe: 1 Vusi Sibanda, 2 Sikandar Raza, 3 Hamilton Masakadza, 4 Brendan Taylor, 5 Malcolm Waller, 6 Sean Williams, 7 Elton Chigumbura, 8 Prosper Utseya, 9 Tinotenda Mutombodzi, 10 Kyle Jarvis, 11 Brian Vitori.