India vs Zimbabwe
India vs Zimbabwe

India beat Zimbabwe by 71 runs to finish the group stage as table toppers. The Men in Blue will now face England in the semi-finals on November 10 at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.

India had qualified for the semi-finals even before the start of the match, but a victory was crucial against Zimbabwe for the team to finish at the top of the table.

Batting first, India had a slow start, but KL Rahul scored a valuable fifty to set a platform for the following batters. In the final ten overs, Suryakumar Yadav took the onus upon himself and scored a quickfire fifty, his 3rd in the tournament. India put a target of 187 for the Craig Ervine-led side.

Chasing the target, Zimbabwe succumbed in front of the Indian seamers and lost three wickets in the powerplay. In the middle overs, Ravichandran Ashwin picked up a three-wicket haul and bowled out Zimbabwe for 115.

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