Harare Sports Club Ground Stats For IND vs ZIM 1st T20I Match

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India will square off against Zimbabwe for the first of five matches T20I series on Saturday, July 6, at the Harare Sports Club.

The two teams will meet after nearly two years, as they last faced each other in the 2022 T20I World Cup. However, that game was played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Talking about the Harare Sports Club, India and Zimbabwe last played at this venue when India toured Zimbabwe in 2022 under the leadership of KL Rahul. In that fifty-over series, all the games were played at this venue, and India won all the games. 

Let's look at the T20I  ground stats of the Harare Sports Club. 

Harare Sports Club Ground Stats 

Total Matches41
Matches won batting first23
Matches won batting second18
Highest team innings229/2 (Australia)
Lowest team innings99 (Pakistan)
Average 1st innings score156

The stats indicate that the team that has batted first on this venue have tasted more success. Thus, the new India that would be under the leadership of Shubman Gill would look to bat first and clean sweep Zimbabwe at their own ground. 

Notably, all the five T20I matches will be played at this venue. Meanwhile, the Indian side will play the first 2 T20Is on consecutive days.