Zimbabwe, outclassed in all three ODIs, pulled off their second successive 20-over win over India, shading a match of exceedingly tiny margins by two runs to go 1-0 up in the T20I series
Plays of the day from the first T20 between Zimbabwe and India at Harare Sports Club
Stats highlights from the first T20I between Zimbabwe and India in Harare
India's T20 side lacks a genuine power hitter. Zimbabwe have one with a strike rate and six-hitting frequency comparable to the world's best
The three-match T20I series gives a struggling Zimbabwe team the chance to press the reset button and start with a clean slate
No. of consecutive T20I wins for Zimbabwe against India. Before this 2-run win, they had defended 145 at this same venue last year.
No. of times India had lost a wicket off their first ball of the innings in T20Is, before this match. KL Rahul was out a first-ball duck making his T20I debut.
No. of fifties completed in fewer balls than Chigumbura's 25 in this match among Zimbabwe players - Waller (20), Chigumbura (21) and S Williams (20)
Average score for Zimbabwe in the ODI series - 417 runs in 3 matches. They have scored more than that in this first T20I.
No. of T20Is where 5 or more players made their debut for India, before this match (excluding the first T20I where all 11 were debutants).