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Zimbabwe Cricket Crew. (Photograph By Seb Daly/Sportsfile by way of Getty Pictures)

Zimbabwe head coach Dave Houghton believes that his aspect is up for the problem within the upcoming three-match ODI sequence towards India. The Asian crew, led by KL Rahul, will tour Zimbabwe, with the sequence set to start on August 18. The hosts come into the sequence on the again of a 2-1 ODI sequence win over Bangladesh, whereas India come into the sequence after a sequence win within the ODIs and T20Is on the West Indies tour.

Houghton mentioned that he informed his crew there’s a good alternative for them to attain and get good outcomes towards India. He additionally urged his aspect to consider that they will win towards “among the best sides” on the planet. “I informed the boys within the dressing room that India coming right here is an efficient alternative for us to essentially rating and get good outcomes towards among the best sides on the planet,” mentioned Houghton in an interview with Sportstar.

We are going to play effectively and may put up a critical contest: Houghton

“I informed them that I would like us to consider that we aren’t right here simply so as to add as much as the numbers and watch India play actually good cricket, however we’re right here to problem. I’m hoping in these three video games, we will problem India actually exhausting,” added Houghton.

Houghton succeeded Lalchand Rajput as the pinnacle coach in June, and it was throughout his time the African aspect ensured a berth within the 2022 T20 World Cup. He reckons that having the assumption is the change they revamped the previous few months. He feels if Zimbabwe proceed to consider, the aspect might play effectively and put up a “critical” contest towards the Males in Blue. 

“The largest factor for me is that we’ve to go on the market with the assumption that we will win. That’s a change we’ve revamped the previous few months, and hopefully, they’ll proceed to consider and are available out like that towards India. In the event that they do, we’ll play effectively and may put up a critical contest towards the Indian aspect,” expressed Houghton.