IND vs ZIM live: Sikandar Raza slams 3rd ton in 6 innings, nearly hands Zimbabwe huge upset


IND vs ZIM live: IND vs ZIM 3rd ODI – Sikandar Raza continued his rich vein of form with a scintillating century…

IND vs ZIM live: IND vs ZIM 3rd ODI – Sikandar Raza continued his rich vein of form with a scintillating century on Monday. The Pakistan born Zimbabwe superstar scored his third century in six innings almost clinching a coup against India in Harare. Raza eventually managed 115 but couldn’t see his team cross the line. Follow India vs Zimbabwe live updates on Insidesport.IN

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IND vs ZIM live: Run-machine Sikandar Raza scores 3rd century in six innings, Pak-born Zimbabwe superstar falls short of causing major upset – Check Highlights

Coming into bat with his side reeling at 84/3, Sikandar Raza took the Indian attack to the cleaners in a fine innings on Monday. Raza kept the scoreboard ticking while punished anything loose on offer to keep Zimbabwe in the hunt.

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Raza had little support along the way but took the game deep, cashing in on his rich vein of form. He eventually reached his century and took Zimbabwe very close to the finishing line, with the hosts needing just 17 off the last 12 balls.

Such was the brilliance of Raza’s knock that the Indian players went up to congratulate him after he was dismissed by Shardul Thakur. The likes of Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav and others patted him on his back to show appreciation towards his innings.

IND vs ZIM live: Run-machine Sikandar Raza scores 3rd century in six innings, Pak-born Zimbabwe superstar falls short of causing major upset - Check Highlights

IND vs ZIM live: Run-machine Sikandar Raza scores 3rd century in six innings, Pak-born Zimbabwe superstar falls short of causing major upset - Check Highlights

IND vs ZIM live: Run-machine Sikandar Raza scores 3rd century in six innings, Pak-born Zimbabwe superstar falls short of causing major upset – Check Highlights

Raza’s century is his 3rd in the last six innings having scored two magnificent centuries against Bangladesh. It is also the third highest score by a Zimbabwe batter against India after Andy Flower and Brendan Taylor.

Sikandar Raza had single handedly led Zimbabwe to a series win over Bangladesh and much was expected from the 35-year-old against India. While the Men in Blue kept him quiet for the first two games, Raza came onto his own in Zimbabwe’s attempted chase of 290. Unfortunately for the all-rounder, India held their nerve and sealed a 13-run win.

IND vs ZIM live: Run-machine Sikandar Raza scores 3rd century in six innings, Pak-born Zimbabwe superstar falls short of causing major upset – Check Highlights



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