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Hello, and welcome to India.com’s live coverage of India vs Zimbabwe 2nd One-Day International 2016 at Harare. Zimbabwe will be looking to be more positive as they hope to stay alive in the series. On the other hand, India will want to seal the three-match series. Stay tuned for all the live updates. Also Catch- IND vs ZIM 2nd ODI 2016 Live Score Also Read - ICC U19 World Cup 2018: India Hammer Zimbabwe to Top Group B

Build-up: It was a disciplined show by young team India led by MS Dhoni in the first ODI. The visiting side had a relatively easier day in the office as bowlers did an excellent job to bundle out Zimbabwe for just 168. Also Catch- India vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI 2016 Live Streaming Also Read - India vs Zimbabwe 3rd T20I 2016 Preview: India look to wrap up Zimbabwe tour with yet another series win

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah picked four wickets while Dhawal Kulkarni and Barinder Sran scalped two wickets each. Spinners Axar Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal chipped in with a wicket each.

In response, KL Rahul making his ODI debut slammed an unbeaten hundred and became the first Indian opener to register a ton on debut. Karun Nair was dismissed early on in the piece but Ambati Rayudu, coming in at number three, scored valuable 62.

Squads-

India: MS Dhoni (captain), KL Rahul, Faiz Fazal, Manish Pandey, Karun Nair, Ambati Rayudu, Rishi Dhawan, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Barinder Sran, Mandeep Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Jaydev Unadkat, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Zimbabwe: Graeme Cremer (captain), Richmond Mutumbami, Taurai Muzarabani, Chamu Chibhabha, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Vusi Sibanda, Tawanda Mupariwa, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Neville Madziva, Donald Tiripano, Timycen Maruma, Wellington Masakadza, Tendai Chisoro, Hamilton Masakadza, Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine.

Live Updates

  • 5:49 PM IST

    So another impressive outing for young team India. Bowlers led the charge and then batsmen chased down with ease. The hosts will not be in happy mood as their performance continues to degrade. With one match to go all they can hope for is consolation win.

  • 5:46 PM IST

    India won by 8 wickets | Four! Manish Pandey dispatches the first ball he faces towards deep extra cover. He hits the winning runs. India now take the 2-0 lead and clinch the series with one match to go.

  • 5:43 PM IST

    Karun Nair Out! Gone! Nair perishes while going for a sweep. He misses the line of the ball and looked out the moment it hit hit the pad. Consolation wicket for Zimbabwe and Sikandar Raza.

    Nair lbw b S Raza 39(68).
  • 5:29 PM IST

    IND 100/1 after 22 Overs | That is hundred up for India. Karun Nair and Ambati Rayudu should look to chase down the required 27 more runs in a dominating fashion. However, having said that, Zimbabwe bowlers are keeping it tight.

  • 5:17 PM IST

  • 5:14 PM IST

    IND 75/1 after 19 Overs | So India now need just 52 more runs to win. Karun Nair is willing to spend some time in the middle as he looks in no hurry.

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  • 5:03 PM IST

    KL Rahul Out! Gone! Rahul looking to cut, chops one back onto the stumps. Not a good shot from Rahul and he has to pay the price.

    Rahul b Chibhabha 33(50).

  • 4:04 PM IST

    IND 48/0 after 13 Overs | So that is the lunch break. Indian openers respond well. KL Rahul and Karun Nair are batting on 25 and 21 respectively. India now need 79 more runs to win.

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  • 3:29 PM IST

  • 3:29 PM IST

    IND 28/0 after 5 Overs | Karun Nair gets a life. He was given out caught behind, but then umpire went up stairs to check for a no-ball and it did turn out one. Nair will consider himself lucky and now should take full use of it.