Zimbabwean cricket team in India in 2000–01

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Zimbabwe's tour of India in 2000-01
  Flag of India.svg Flag of Zimbabwe.svg
  India Zimbabwe
Dates 8 November 2000 – 14 December 2000
Captains Sourav Ganguly Heath Streak
Test series
Result India won the 2-match series 1–0
Most runs Rahul Dravid (432) Andy Flower (540)
Most wickets Javagal Srinath (12) Heath Streak (3)
Player of the series Andy Flower
One Day International series
Results India won the 5-match series 4–1
Most runs Sachin Tendulkar (287) Alistair Campbell (179)
Most wickets Ajit Agarkar (10) Brian Murphy (6)
Player of the series Sourav Ganguly

Zimbabwean national cricket team toured India in 2000-01 season. The tour lasted from 8 November to 14 December and included series of 2 Tests and 5 One Day Internationals. India won the Test series by 1-0 and ODIs series by 4-1.[1]

Tour matches[edit]

1st tour match[edit]

Tour Match: National Cricket Academy XI v Zimbabwe XI[edit]

8-10 Nov 2000
Scorecard
v
National Cricket Academy XI
322/6 (79 overs)
Alistair Campbell 114* (193)
Rakesh Patel 3/69 (17 overs)
323/6 (73 overs)
Sridharan Sriram 97 (148)
Paul Strang 3/82 (15 overs)
320/5 (102 overs)
Andy Flower 119 (180)
Rakesh Patel 2/43 (10 overs)
42/1 (11 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 22 (27)
Henry Olonga 1/28 (6 overs)
Match drawn
Nehru Stadium, Indore
Umpires: A. Y. Gokhale (Ind)
  • Zimbabwe XI won the toss and elected to field

2nd tour match[edit]

Tour Match: Indian Board President's XI v Zimbabwe XI[edit]

13-15 Nov 2000
Scorecard
Indian Board President's XI
v
314/5 (90 overs)
Hrishikesh Kanitkar 118 (190)
Paul Strang 3/59 (20 overs)
236/5 (73 overs)
Gavin Rennie 79 (183)
Aashish Kapoor 2/49 (19 overs)
183/2 (54 overs)
Virender Sehwag 58 (47)
Mluleki Nkala 2/27 (15 overs)
262/6 (54 overs)
Andy Flower 94 (103)
Rahul Sanghvi 3/93 (17 overs)
Zimbabwe XI won by 4 wickets
Nahar Singh Stadium, Faridabad
Umpires: Sanjeeva Rao (Ind) and M. S. Mahal (Ind)
  • Indian Board President's XI won the toss and elected to bat

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

18 November 2000 (2000-11-18)
Scorecard
v
422/9 (168 overs)
Andy Flower 183*/351
Javagal Srinath 4/81 (35 overs)
458/4 (142.4 overs)
Rahul Dravid 200/350
Henry Olonga 2/75 (20 overs)
225 (80.1 overs)
Andy Flower 70/134
Javagal Srinath 5/60 (24.1 overs)
190/3 (37.3 overs)
Rahul Dravid 70*/91
Heath Streak 1/18 (5 overs)
India won by 7 wickets
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: JH Hampshire and S Venkataraghavan
Player of the match: Javagal Srinath
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat
  • Vijay Dahiya made his debut in Test matches

2nd Test[edit]

25 November 2000 (2000 -11-25)
Scorecard
v
609/6 (155.5 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 201*/281
Grant Flower 2/101 (24 overs)
382 (120.1 overs)
Grant Flower 106*/196
Javagal Srinath 3/81 (28.1 overs)
503/6 (161 overs)
Andy Flower 232*/444
Sarandeep Singh 4/136 (49 overs)
Match drawn
Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
Umpires: AV Jayaprakash and RS Dunne
Player of the match: Andy Flower
  • India won the toss and decided to bat
  • Sarandeep Singh made his debut in Test matches

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

2 December 2000
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
253/6 (50 overs)
v
 India
255/7 (47.2 overs)
Stuart Carlisle 91*(125)
Ajit Agarkar 2/74 (10 overs)
Hemang Badani 58*(69)
Brian Murphy 2/45 (6 overs)
India won by 3 wickets.
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Umpires: Jasbir Singh and Arani Jayaprakash
Player of the match: Hemang Badani
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat
  • Reetinder Sodhi (Ind) made his ODI debut.

2nd ODI[edit]

6 December 2000
scorecard
India 
306/5 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
245/8 (50 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 144 (152)
Travis Friend 1/37 (10 overs)
Heath Streak 51 (57)
Sridharan Sriram 3/47 (8 overs)
India won by 61 runs.
Sardar Patel Stadium , Motera , Ahmedabad
Umpires: Krishna Hariharan and Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Player of the match: Sourav Ganguly
  • India won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd ODI[edit]

8 December 2000
scorecard
India 
283/8 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
284/9 (49.5 Overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 146 (153)
Grant Flower 3/43 (10 overs)
Andy Flower 70 (94)
Venkatesh Prasad 3/61 (10 overs)
Zimbabwe won by 1 wicket.
Barkatullah Khan Stadium , Jodhpur
Player of the match: Grant Flower
  • India won the toss and elected to bat.

4th ODI[edit]

11 December 2000
scorecard
Zimbabwe 
165 (45.4 overs)
v
 India
166/1 (25 overs)
Alistair Campbell 32 (44)
Sourav Ganguly 5/34 (10 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 71* (68)
Travis Friend 1/40 (5 overs)
India won by 9 wickets .
Green Park, Kanpur
Umpires: Chandra Sathe and Devendra Sharma
Player of the match: Sourav Ganguly
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

5th ODI[edit]

14 December 2000
scorecard
India 
301/6 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
262 (47.4 overs)
Hemang Badani 77 (99)
Brian Murphy 3/63 (10 overs)
Trevor Madondo 71 (70)
Ajit Agarkar 3/26 (8.4 overs)
India won by 39 runs.
Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground, Rajkot
Umpires: Vinayak Kulkarni and Amiesh Saheba
Player of the match: Ajit Agarkar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zimbabwe tour of India". Cricinfo.
  2. ^ Fastest fifties at Cricinfo
  3. ^ "India ride to victory on Agarkar's late blitz". ESPNcricinfo. 14 December 2000. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  4. ^ Mittra, Sakyasen (13 December 2000). "Bengal players rush to Ganguly's defence". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 22 October 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Scorecard: 5th ODI, Zimbabwe in India, 2000/01". ESPNcricinfo. 14 December 2000. Retrieved 12 September 2018.