Chamu Chibhabha © AFP
Chamu Chibhabha © AFP

Chammu Chibhabha is dismissed for just three after he edges the ball straight into the hands of Ajinkya Rahane  at second slip off the bowling of Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the first ODI at Harare. Chibhbha was in good form in the tour to Pakistan and would be utterly disappointed not to have carried on his form into this match. Live Blog: India vs Zimbabwe 2015, 1st ODI at Harare

India will be happy to have gotten off to a good start. They will also know that Zimbabwe are very much capable of reaching the target as they have a very talented batting line-up. Hamilton Masagadza is the batsman at No.3 for the hosts with Vusi Sibanda already at the crease as he came on to open the innings with Chibhabha. Live scorecard: India vs Zimbabwe 2015, 1st ODI at Harare

Earlier Zimbabwe had won the toss and elected to bowl first. They would have been happy with their decision after they had India reeling at 87 for five. But an unbeaten century from Ambati Rayudu and an excellent fifty from Stuart Binny ensured that India reached 255 for six in their 50 overs.