Sikandar Raza is leading the both scoring and wickets charts in this series.
ZIM vs BAN Team Preview:
Zimbabwe (ZIM) will be hosting Bangladesh (BAN) in the 3rd and last ODI match at Harare Sports Club in Harare on Wednesday. The hosts managed to win the second match by five wickets remaining and seal the series as well. Once again, star all-rounder, Sikandar Raza smashed an unbeaten century and took three wickets to guide his team to a 291-run chase with 15 balls remaining. Wicketkeeper batter Regis Chakabva also scored a brilliant 102-run knock and Tony Munyonga remained unbeaten on 30 runs to win the series.
Bangladesh were the favorite to win this series but struggled to defend the big totals in both opening matches. Skipper Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah scored the fifties to put 290 runs on the scoreboard while batting first but bowlers struggled to defend this total with just five wickets between them.
ZIM vs BAN Match Details:
Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare
Date & Time: 10th August at 12:45 PM IST and 9:15 AM Local Time
Live Streaming: FanCode
ZIM vs BAN, 3rd ODI, Pitch Report:
The pitch at Harare Sports Club is equally favored for both batters and bowlers in the past ODI games. But both teams have managed to score around 300 runs in all four innings in the first two matches. Bowlers have managed to get early wickets but batters have finished the game well with no trouble.
(Will be updated here if there is any injury news)
ZIM vs BAN, 3rd ODI, Probable Playing XIs:
Tadiwanashe Marumani, Takudzwanashe Kaitano, Innocent Kaia, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva (c & wk), Tony Munyonga, Luke Jongwe, Brad Evans, Victor Nyauchi, Tanaka Chivanga.
Tamim Iqbal (c), Anamul Haque, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Taijul Islam, Hasan Mahmud.
Top Picks for ZIM vs BAN Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
The star in-form opening batter smashed back-to-back fifties in the first two matches, his third in the last five matches. He will be a perfect captaincy choice on Wednesday.
The veteran all-rounder who came into the team as a replacement for Nurul Hasan scored an unbeaten 80 runs off 84 balls knock in the last match.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
The in-form all-rounder put a Player of the Match performance in the last match with an unbeaten hundred and three-wickets haul. Raza is leading the both most runs and most wickets chart in this series.
Top Picks – Bowlers
The 21-year-old all-rounder took two big wickets of Najmul Shanto and Mushfiqur Rahim in the last match but is yet to make an impact with a bat in this series
The star Bangladeshi spinner took two wickets in the last match and is leading the most-wickets chart for his team with three wickets in this series. He has taken 10 wickets in his last five ODI matches and will be a key bowler for the traveling side on Wednesday.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
Zimbabwe skipper finally ended his tough run of form with a big 102 runs off 75 balls knock in the last match and is expected to continue that momentum in the next match as well.
ZIM vs BAN Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ZIM vs BAN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Regis Chakabva, Tamim Iqbal (vc), Innocent Kaia, Anamul Haque, Sikandar Raza (c), Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Wesley Madhevere, Luke Jongwe, Victor Nyauchi, Hasan Mahmud.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ZIM vs BAN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Regis Chakabva (vc), Tamim Iqbal, Tadiwanashe, Afif Hossain, Sikandar Raza, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Luke Jongwe, Victor Nyauchi, Shoriful Islam.
ZIM vs BAN Risky Captaincy Choices:
The veteran Bangladeshi all-rounder smashed an 80-run knock in the last match but this was his only second fifty in the last ten innings.
Madhevere smashed a crucial fifty in the first T20I match but has failed to make a crucial contribution in the last three matches.
Players you should avoid:
Najmul Hossain Shanto:
The 23-year-old middle-order batter played a good knock of 38 runs in the last match but has failed to convert his good starts into big scores in the last few matches.
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