First T20 between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh will be played at Harare Sports Club, Harare on Thursday. According to Indian Standard Time, the game is scheduled to begin at 04:00 PM.
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Zimbabwe and Bangladesh are set to lock horns in a three-match T20I series, starting Thursday, July 22 at the Harare Sports Club. The Tigers whitewashed the ODI series 3-0 but Zimbabwe game them a tough fight in every match. The T20I games are expected to be exciting as well.
There is a bad news for the visitors as Tamim Iqbal is ruled out due to a nagging knee injury. Mahmudullah is set to lead the team in his absence. As far as Zimbabwe are concerned, they will want to make amends after letting Bangladesh off the hook in all the three ODIs.
ZIM vs BAN: 1st T20: Weather Report
The temperature is expected to hover around 19°C on the match day with 54% humidity and 15km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
ZIM vs BAN: 1st T20: Pitch Report
The pitch at Harare has turned to be unexpected one. As the match begins, it supports the batsman but by the middle overs, it turns into a bowling pitch. Going by the records, batting first should be the way forward.
ZIM vs BAN: 1st T20: Probable XIs
Zimbabwe: Tadiwanashe Marumani, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Regis Chakabva (WK), Brendan Taylor (C), Ryan Burl, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Luke Jongwe, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara
Bench: Timycen Maruma, Wellington Mazakadza, Donald Tiripano, Dion Myers
Bangladesh: Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (WK), Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah (C), Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain/Nurul Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Shoriful Islam
Bench: Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Shamim Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Aminul Islam Biplob, Nurul Hasan/Mosaddek Hossain
ZIM vs BAN: 1st T20: Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Dream 11 Team: Shakib Al Hasan, Shamim Hossain, Brendan Taylor(VC), Liton Das, Regis Chakabva, Mosaddek Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Richard Ngarava, Mahmudullah (C), Sikandar Raza, Taskin Ahmed.
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ZIM vs BAN: 1st T20: Match Prediction
Bangladesh will be coming with full confidence on the field & they will have a plan to wipe out Zimbabwe from T20 series as well. They have a strong team & they have dominated the ODI series completely. Zimbabwe is giving a tough fight to the visitors but they are lacking with the talent in their batting line up. Odds are in favor of Bangladesh & they have a high probability of winning the game.