Saturday, March 14, 2015

Dhoni,Raina shined in India’s win over Zimbabwe

Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni stars against Zimbabwe

Cricket world cup 2015, India vs Zimbabwe. Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni played with excellence as India won over Zimbabwe by 6 wickets. Chasing 288 runs India lost their openers very early Shikhar Dhawan(4) and Rohit Sharma(16) but Virat Kohli(38 from 48) and Ajinkya Rahane(19 runs) build the innings by scoring 50 runs partnership and lost their wickets in quick time and India was in trouble with 92/4. Suresh Raina(110 from 104 balls) and Dhoni(85 from 96 balls) batted sensibly by taking 1’s and 2’s, hitting loose balls to boundaries. In this Time Suresh Raina scored his maiden ton in world cup,5 century in ODI’s. India scored 288/4 in 48.4 overs. MS Dhoni finishes off in style with 6. Tinashe Panyagara took 2 wickets in Zimbabwe bowling. Earlier Zimbabwe scored 287 in 48.5 overs. Skipper Brendan Taylor who is playing his last match for his country made 138 from 100 balls, Sean Williams scored 57 from 50 balls. Indian pace trio Mohammad Shami,Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma took 3 wickets each. Before that India won the toss and opted to field first. Suresh Raina,who made brilliant century in crucial situation was awarded with man of the match.

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