Spirited, fearless, relieved: Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India

Photos of the 2nd T20I between Zimbabwe and India in Harare.

hidden July 20, 2015 13:41:08 IST
Spirited, fearless, relieved: Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India
Spirited fearless relieved Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India

Zimbabwean captain Sikandar Raza, left, and Indian captain Ajiknya Rahane share the trophy after Zimbabwe levelled the T20I series in Harare, Zimbabwe. A spirited Zimbabwe side beat India by 10 runs to register their first T20I win in Harare. AP

Spirited fearless relieved Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India

Opener Chamu Chibhabha led the way for Zimbabwe as he registered his third fifty of the tour. He scored 67 off 51 balls which included nine fours. AFP

Spirited fearless relieved Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India

India's wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa, left, appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Zimbabwean batsman Sean Williams. After a good start, Zimbabwe lost their way and could manage just 145/7 as they lost wickets in heap at the death. They managed just 33/4 in the last five overs. AP

Spirited fearless relieved Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India

A Zimbabwe supporter holds up banners during the match. After winning four matches on the tour, Zimbabwe needed this win desperately. They had lost 9 out of 9 T20Is at Harare but the fans at the Harare Sports Club were upbeat and created a fantastic atmosphere. AFP

Spirited fearless relieved Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India

Zimbabwe bowler Christopher Mpofu (R) embraces coach Dave Whatmore (L) after the victory. The Zimbabwe bowlers bowled with discipline and their fielding was electric. An all-round effort saw them edge India by 10 runs. Graeme Cremer - the leg spinner - was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4-0-18-3. AFP

Spirited fearless relieved Zimbabwe register first ever T20I win over India

The Zimbabwe players along with the crowd went berserk in celebrations after the victory. It was their first ever T20I win over India and a pretty sweet one too. AP

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