Zimbabwe shock India in tri-series opener

Bulawayo, May 28 (IANS) Zimbabwe shocked India by six wickets in the opening One-day International of the tri-series cricket here Friday.

Set a winning target of 286 runs, Zimbabwe gave a power-packed performance to reach the target with 10 balls to spare.

Brendan Taylor (81) and Hamilton Masakadza (46) laid the foundation of the chase, smashing 88 runs in 13 overs.

Craig Ervine (67 not out) and Charles Coventry (32) then held the reins in the middle overs.

For India, Rohit Sharma scored 114 while Ravindra Jadeja made run-a-ball 61.