BAN Vs ZIM Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report: Resolute and resolve filled Zimbabwe strive to stun Bangladesh when the two sides begin play today.
The only test match scheduled between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe gets underway today with the two sides striving to use this as a means to register an elusive win in the format. Both the sides have endured harsh soirees in the longest format of the game off late, form they’ll be looking to overhaul in this fixture.
While Zimbabwe were defeated 1-0 by Sri Lanka in their most recent travails in red ball cricket, the side will hardly be deterred by that showing. They took Sri Lanka close in the first encounter before showing immense fight and character in the second to emerge with an extradonaire draw from the contest.
It was a much needed performance for a Zimbabwe side looking to embark on a new and sparkling sojourn in 2020 after enduring one of its most flummoxed years in the fraternity in 2019. Come Bangladesh today, a side which was wiped out by an innings and 44 runs the last time it took to the middle, Zimbabwe will be quietly confident of coming out of this one with a positive result.
BAN Vs ZIM Probable Winner
Zimbabwe punched above their weight against Sri Lanka and will look to show the same resolve, vigour and grit in this encounter as well. However, on conditions where the ball will frisk around and turn massively, the side’s batters will find it tough to come up with apt replies, a predicament which should see the side slip to a defeat in this one.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A wicket where winning the toss means stepping out and batting first, this is a surface which will completely open up for the spinners starting day 3. Also, with clouds looming over the surface starting day 3, chasing will become an extremely tepid task over here.
Probable Playing 11
Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Najmul, Mominul Haque (C), Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad, Liton (WK), Taijul Islam, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed
Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Craig Ervine (C), Brendan Taylor, Timycen Maruma, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva (WK), Tinotenda Mutumbodzi, Donald Tiripano, Ainsley Ndlovu, Victor Nyauchi
Match: Bangladesh Vs Zimbabwe
Date And Time: 22nd February, Saturday- 9:30am IST
Telecast: Star Sports Select 2/HD
5 Must Have Picks
- Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed
- Prince Masvaure, Craig Ervine, Tinotenda Mutumbodzi, Donald Tiripano, Ainsley Ndlovu
BAN Vs ZIM Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
We are going with most probable Wicket Keeper choice for this match which is Linton Das. Coming in at no. 7 he will be crucial player against the spin dominated pitch.
BAN Vs ZIM Dream11 Batsmen
With 62 and 67 runs in the second test match against Sri Lanka, Brendan Taylor from Zimbabwe becomes our lone pick from the unit for this upcoming contest. Elsewhere, from Bangladesh we are getting in the two players for this one in the form of opener M Haque with Mushfiqur Rahim coming in as well.
Another Zimbawe player who performed quite well against their last outing is Craig Erving so he is our last dream11 batsman.
BAN Vs ZIM Dream11 All-Rounders
While the 72 runs he hit in the first innings against Sri Lanka were more than enough to see us move in for Sikander Raza from Zimbabwe, he disrupted Sri Lanka’s efforts with the bat by snaring 7 wickets to make him our first pick from the visiting setup for this one. Legspinner Tinotenda Mutombodzi comes in as well not only owing to his brand of bowling but the 99 balls he stuck it out in the middle to string together 30 runs in his last affair.
From Bangladesh meanwhile we have M Hasan being brought in owing to his wicket to wicket line and length which is bound to leave Zimbabwe distressed in this tie.
BAN Vs ZIM Dream11 Bowling Order
Taijul Islam not only took two wickets in his last encounter but more importantly showed his abilities with the bat as well as he laid down a vigil to hold fort in the lower middle order with a tenacious display of 24 in 72 balls.
From Zimbawe we are going with D Tiripano and Vitor Nyauchi for this fixture.
Captain And Vice-Captain
With two half centuries in his most recent sortie, Taylor will come in as our side’s captain while Raza is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Kasuza, Chakabva, Taylor, Rahim, Iqbal, Hasan, Raza, Tinotenda, Jayed, Islam, Nyauchi
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.