Bangladesh have won four of their last five matches against Zimbabwe.
ZIM vs BAN Team Example:
Zimbabwe (ZIM) will host Bangladesh (BAN) on Saturday in the first T20I match at Harare Sports Club in Harare. Zimbabwe defeated Papua New Guinea in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup Qualifier and qualified for the upcoming mega tournament. They also defeated the Netherlands in the final qualifier in their last game.
Bangladesh enters this match after beating West Indies 0-3 in the ODI series but lost 2-1 in the T20I clash. Bangladesh has reassured their star players Shakib Al Hasan and regular skipper Mahmudullah for this tour. Wicketkeeper batter Nurul Hasan has been appointed stand-in skipper for the T20I series.
ZIM vs BAN Competition Details:
Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I
Location: Harare Sports Club, Harare
Date Time: July 30 at 4:30 PM IST and 1:00 PM local time
Live Streaming: FanCode
ZIM vs BAN1st T20I, Location Report:
The pitch at Harare Sports Club is perfectly balanced for both batters and bowlers in T20 games. Pace bowlers get good help with the new ball and batters are likely to dominate the middle overs. The average score in the first innings here is about 155 runs and teams that bat first have won more games here.
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Also read: Sanju Samson replaces KL Rahul in India’s T20I squad against West Indies
ZIM vs BAN1st T20I, likely playing XIs:
Regis Chakabva (wk), Craig Ervine (c), Sean Williams, Wessly Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Tony Munyonga, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava.
Litton Das, Anamul Haque, Najmul Shanto, Afif Hossain, Munim Shahriar, Nurul Hasan (c & wk), Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed.
Top Picks for ZIM vs BAN Dream11 match:
Top Picks – Batteries
The in-form lead-off batter hit fifty in his last ODI game against the West Indies and 49 runs in the last T20I game.
The veteran skipper has scored more than 30 goals in the last five matches and was crucial to Zimbabwe’s success in the T20 World Cup Qualifiers.
Top Picks – Allrounders
The 36-year-old all-rounder is in excellent form in T20I cricket. He hit 82 runs off just 40 balls and 87 runs off 40 balls against the USA and Singapore this month, taking four wickets in his last game against the Netherlands.
The all-rounder in form has twice scored fifty in his last five matches and has three wickets in his last three matches. He will be a good captain for your team.
Top Picks – Bowlers
The Bangladesh star’s performance against the West Indies was below average, but he showed some progress in the final match after taking two wickets.
The 27-year-old right arm pacer has taken four wickets in his last five matches, including a six-run wicket against the Netherlands in the last match.
Top Pick – Wicket Keeper
The new Bengal skipper is likely to be promoted to number four in the absence of Shakib Al Hasan. He has scored 50 runs in his last two games and will be an important batter for his team in this series.
ZIM vs BAN Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Featured Play XI No.1 for ZIM vs BAN Dream11 Team for Fantasy Cricket:
Litton Das, Regis Chakabva, Afif Hossain, Craig Ervine (vc)Anamul Haque, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Mahedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman (c)Luke Jongwe, Nasum Ahmed.
Recommended Play XI No.2 for ZIM vs BAN Dream11 Team for Fantasy Cricket:
Litton Das (vc)Nurul Hasan, Regis Chakabva, Anamul Haque, Craig Ervine, Milton Shumba, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams (c)Mustafizur Rahman, Luke Jongwe, Shoriful Islam.
ZIM vs BAN Risky captain choices:
The 26-year-old all-rounder has struggled for consistency with just 48 runs and three wickets in his last five games.
The youngster scored 29 runs from just 14 balls against Papua New Guinea to help his team qualify for the T20 World Cup, but he hasn’t been a consistent performer lately.
Players to avoid:
The 28-year-old all-rounder has taken 5 wickets in his last 5 games, but has failed to exceed 15 runs in his last five innings.