Young Axar Patel and Harbhajan Singh gave an impressive display of spin bowling as India relied on an all-round display to trounce a hapless Zimbabwe by 54 runs in the first T20 International cricket match here today.
India on Sunday slumped to a new low as they suffered their first ever ODI series defeat against Bangladesh following an embarrassing six-wicket defeat in the second cricket One-dayer that gave the hosts an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, here.
The mainstay of Indian batting line-up - Virat Kohli - sacrificed his one-down position for Ajinkya Rahane during India's opening match of the triangular series against home team Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground, as the former played at number four.
With 100 days to go for the ICC World Cup 2015 to kick off, veteran Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu on Thursday slammed his maiden ODI ton against Sri Lanka to further strengthen his case for the prestigious event.
Dejected at missing out on his maiden ODI ton for the "24th time" in 93 matches, West Indies opener Devon Smith said the Indian bowlers came back brilliantly to halt the visitors, who were cruising along at one stage in the second ODI here.