Harare: In a close encounter it was Zimbabwe who held their nerves and defeated the Indian team but 2 runs in the first T20 match played here at Harare.
Dhoni had the strike on the last ball and India needed 4 runs but he could manage only single of the last ball to give the unexpected victory to the Zimbabwe players.
Earlier, Zimbabwe batted superbly to pile up total of 170 runs in their 20 overs in first Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match against India at the Harare Sports Club.
With the help of brilliant half century by Elton Chigumbura Zimbabwe managed to get to a decent total.
He smashed 54 runs inclusive of one boundary and seven huge sixes.