Suryakumar Yadav scored 61 off 25 balls and remained not out to guide India to 186 runs against Zimbabwe.
Chasing Zimbabwe’s paltry 96, Australia rode on Steve Smith’s unbeaten 47 to romp home in 14.4 overs. Mitchell Starc took three wickets for 24 runs.
India haven't lost an ODI in Zimbabwe in nine years and they are looking for a 15th win on the trot against the African side.
Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by three runs in a thrilling contest at the Gabba in a Super 12 match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022.
Opting to bat for the first time in the series, India did not have the most fluent of starts, but still managed to post a big total.
After dismissing Zimbabwe for 189 in 40.3 overs, India chased down the target in 30.5 overs. Deepak Chahar won the player of the match award.
Chasing Bangladesh’s 150/7, Zimbabwe fell three runs short in the dramatic final over at the Gabba in Brisbane. Najmul Hossain Shanto scored his maiden fifty in the format.
Zimbabwe recently won the qualifier to book their place in the T20 World Cup in Australia later this year.