India and Zimbabwe will face each other in the final round of Super 12 matches of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. As it stands, Zimbabwe have been eliminated from the tournament, whereas India are at the top of Group 2 with 6 points. However, India need to win against Zimbabwe to secure their place in the semi-finals. Wins for South Africa (5 points) and Pakistan (4 points) in their respective final matches could dislodge India from the qualifying spot if the team loses Sunday’s match.
IND vs ZIM ICC T20 World Cup: What time is the India vs Zimbabwe T20 match?
The ICC T20 World Cup match between India and Zimbabwe will be played on Sunday, November 6. This meeting will take place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, commencing at 1:30 PM IST.
IND vs ZIM ICC T20 World Cup: How to Watch Live Stream?
The India vs Zimbabwe ICC T20 World Cup match will be streamed live via Disney+ Hotstar, as well as the remaining matches of the tournament. The OTT platform allows non-members to stream up to 5 minutes of a game for free. But to watch the full game, viewers need to purchase the Disney+ Hotstar subscription.
A regular Disney+ Hotstar subscription costs Rs. 899 per year, whereas the Premium plan with 4K streaming is priced at Rs. 1,499 per year or Rs. 299 per month. The OTT platform also offers a special subscription for mobile users that costs Rs. 499 annually. It offers streaming in 1080p resolution and only allows you to stream content on one screen at a time.
For TV viewers, the India vs Zimbabwe match will be shown on Star Sports Network including Star Sports 1 and Star Sports Select HD channels.
IND vs ZIM T20 World Cup squads
The official Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has dropped the expected squads for India:
India’s starting XI (at time of writing): Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Zimbabwe starting XI (at time of writing): CR Ervine (captain), M Shumba, RP Burl, W Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, SC Williams, B Evans, RW Chakabva, LM Jongwe, B Muzarabani, R Ngarava
Who does India face next?
As this will be India’s last match in the Super 12 matches, India’s journey towards the semi-finals now depends on the team’s win against Zimbabwe. If India wins the match, it will next face and get 8 points, and become the table toppers of Group 1, it will face the team sitting second from Group A. Meanwhile, if India finishes second in Group B, it will compete against the top scorer in Group A in the semi-finals.