ZIM vs PAK Dream11: A win in the first T20I, gives Pakistan the chance to wrap the T20I series in the second match itself. However, the visitors will know it won’t be easy as Zimbabwe showed plenty of fight in the first T20I. And going by the first T20I, the match should be an exciting one. Zimbabwe will hope their batters show more responsibility while Pakistan will expect the team to not crumble in crunch moments.
Fixture: Zimbabwewe vs Pakistan; Zimbabwewe vs Pakistan T20I series 2021
When: 23 April, 02:30 PM IST
Venue: Harare Sports Club
WATCH ZIM vs PAK Live Match Score: You can watch the Zimbabwe vs Pakistan live game on Fancode.
ZIM vs PAK Playing 11
South Africa Playing 11 (likely)
Zimbabwe Team News:
C Ervine is ruled out of the series due to calf muscle strain. T Musakanda replaces him. B Taylor missed the last game but is fit now for this game.
Playing Combination: T Kamunhukamwe and B Taylor will be the openers. S Williams, R Burl, and W Madhevere will handle the middle order. B Muzarabani and R Ngarava are the lead bowlers.
ZIM Playing 11:
L Jongwe was very effective in the last game in both departments. He first claimed two wickets for 24 runs in his 4 overs and then came good with the bat too and made 30 runs off 23 balls with 3 fours and 1 six. He has claimed 9 wickets in 9 T20Is so far.
B Taylor is a legend for ZIM. He is highly experienced. He has featured in 43 T20Is and has made 909 runs at an average of 24.56. He has a strike-rate of 119.44 and be very explosive if he gets going.
Pakistan Playing 11 (likely)
Pakistan Team News:
S Afridi who was rested for the last game can make a comeback.
Playing Combination: M Rizwan and B Azam will be the openers. F Zaman, M Hafeez, and H Ali will bat in the middle order with SS Afridi and H Rauf as strike bowlers.
PAK Playing 11:
M Rizwan has continued his great form at the top of the order by hammering 81 runs from 61 balls with 10 fours and 1 six. He averages a stunning 68.50 against Zimbabwe in T20Is and is in incredible form in 2021. He has made 426 runs in 8 T20I innings in 2021 striking at 143.91 and having an average of 106.50. He has got 1 hundred and 4 fifties in 8 games.
B Azam is a must in the team as he is a class batsman and is in terrific form. His last three T20I scores read: 24, 122, and 50. He averages a stunning 48.50 in T20Is and has made 1940 runs in 49 T20I innings at a strike-rate of 131.61..
In ZIM vs PAK Dream11 today match prediction, PAK are the clear favorites despite their wobble in the last game. ZIM showed fight but they don’t seem to have enough arsenal to trouble Pakistan. So, expect PAK to win this game.
Wicket-keepers: B Taylor, M Rizwan
Batsmen:: C Ervine, B Azam, F Zaman
All-rounders: S Williams, R Burl, F Ashraf
Bowlers: R Ngarva, B Muzarbani, S Afridi
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