India and Zimbabwe will meet in the third and final ODI of the series. ZIM vs IND 3rd ODI is scheduled to be played on Monday (August 22) at the Harare Sports Club, the same venue for the first two ODI matches.
KL Rahul is the captain of the Indian team, while Regis Chakabava is leading Zimbabwe in this series. The visitors have already claimed the series with back-to-back victories in the first two games to take an unassailable 2-0 lead.
After Indian bowlers, boosted by the return of Deepak Chahar, displayed sheer brilliance to fold up Zimbabwe’s innings at 189 in 40.3 overs.
India seal the ODI series against Zimbabwe
Playing his first competitive game since February 2022, Chahar claimed a three-wicket-haul with figures 3/27. Chahar was well supported by Axar Patel (3/24) and Prasidh Krishna (3/50) in decimating the Africans’ batting lineup.
Gill (82 not out off 72 balls) and Dhawan (81 not out off 113 balls) mustered their third 100-plus stand in the last four innings to take India past the finishing line with 115 balls to spare.
In the second ODI, India shot down the hosts to a lower target of 161 in 38.1 overs with Sean Williams (42) and Ryan Burl (39) contributing with important runs. Sanju Samson remained unbeaten on 43 in 39 balls, including three fours and four sixes, to finish the proceedings for his side and earned the player of the match. India won by five wickets in just 25.4 overs.
ZIM vs IND 3rd ODI: Weather Forecast and Pitch Report In Harare
According to reports from weather.com, the temperature of Harare City of Zimbabwe on August 22 (Monday) will be 24° Celcius during the day and will fall to 8° Celcius at night. The sky will be clear during the day and night. The chances of rain are just 6% during the day. The humidity will be 25% during the day.
Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe is an average scoring ground in ODIs. The average first innings score is 230, while the average second innings total is 195. The highest ever total record at the stadium in ODIs is 350. The pitch will give assistance to pacers and swingers, as visible in the first two games.