It will be a busy upcoming second half of the year where India will take on a young energetic squad to Zimbabwe for a limited over’s tour with the top big names held back for the trip to West Indies a Test series in July. The Zimbabwe tour will commence from the month of June which will comprise of Three ODIs and Three T20Is.
Team India is undergoing a busy cricketing schedule this year 2016 which began with Australia Tour in the month of January where team suffered a defeat in four ODIs against Australia, but managed to sweep Three T20 Internationals. Sri Lanka also visited India in the month of February for a short T20 Tour where team won the series 2-1.
Looking after India-Zimbabwe previous encounters India toured Zimbabwe in the year 2013 which had five ODIs and Men in Blue recorded a historic 5- 0 win in that series. This was India’s first 5-0 clean sweep in any International series. In the year 2015 India had another Zimbabwe Tour which was a successful ODI campaign where the team succeeded in winning all the three ODIs and One T20Is of the two.
Zimbabwe vs India 2016 Schedule, Fixtures
Thus team India bears a fantastic record against Zimbabwe in their home ground and expectations are set high to win the series yet again which will certainly mark a successive three series in a row.
It will be interesting tour for the young Indian squad playing under the leadership of cool Captain MS Dhoni to deliver their best and conclude the event in style.
Here is the India vs Zimbabwe 2016 Schedule, Fixtures:
|Jun 11, Sat||Zimbabwe vs India, 1st ODI||Harare Sports Club, Harare||India won by 9 wkts|
|Jun 13, Mon||Zimbabwe vs India, 2nd ODI||Harare Sports Club, Harare||India won by 8 wkts|
|Jun 15, Wed||Zimbabwe vs India, 3rd ODI||Harare Sports Club, Harare||India won by 10 wkts|
|Jun 18, Sat||Zimbabwe vs India, 1st T20I||Harare Sports Club, Harare||Zimbabwe won by 2 runs|
|Jun 20, Mon||Zimbabwe vs India, 2nd T20I||Harare Sports Club, Harare||India won by 10 wkts|
|Jun 22, Wed||Zimbabwe vs India, 3rd T20I||Harare Sports Club, Harare|
Zimbabwe vs India 2016 Series Match Timings-
All ODI matches will begin at 12:30 PM IST. The match will start at 9:00 AM Local time. Where as shortest format of cricket T20 will begin at 4:30 PM IST. So do not miss this series.
Zimbabwe vs India 2016 Squads
India Squad For Zimbabwe Tour- MS Dhoni, Dhawal Kulkarni, Faiz Fazal, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Mandeep Singh, Jaydev Unadkat, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jayant Yadav, Karun Nair, Rishi Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Axar Patel, Barinder Sran, Jasprit Bumrah
Zimbabwe Squad – Yet to be announced