India saunters to 10-wicket win

Zimbabwe's batsmen had led the way in their tense two-run win on Saturday, but on Monday they were limited to 99 for nine as India seamers Barinder Sran and Jasprit Bumrah shared seven wickets.

Zimbabwe faltered yet again, scoring only 99 after batting first.   -  AP

Two days after they suffered a chastening defeat at the hands of Zimbabwe, India exacted revenge with a 10-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club to level the three-match series at 1-1.

Zimbabwe's batsmen had led the way in their tense two-run win on Saturday, but on Monday they were limited to 99 for nine as India seamers Barinder Sran and Jasprit Bumrah shared seven wickets.

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Opting to bat after the toss, Zimbabwe was pushed to the backfoot from the start as Sran along with Bumrah picked up wickets at regular intervals to run through its fragile batting line-up.

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Playing the game in place of Richmond Mutumbani, Peter Moor (31) top-scored for the host. As he tried to revive the innings, Bumrah had him caught by Axar Patel. Bumrah finished with three for 11 and Sran took four for 10 to record the second best figures by a bowler on Twenty20 international debut.

In reply, India's openers KL Rahul and Mandeep Singh took advantage of a couple of dropped catches to knock off the target in just 13.1 overs. Singh finished unbeaten on 52, while Rahul was 47 not out.

The series decider takes place at the same venue on Wednesday.