ZIM vs BAN Fantasy Prediction: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh – 16 July 2021 (Harare). Shakib al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mustafizur Rahman, and Blessing Muzarabani will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts Zimbabwe will take on Bangladesh in the first ODI of the three-match series. The match will be played at the Harare Sports Club in Harare.
Shakib al Hasan will be the leading all-rounder of the side, whereas Tamim and Liton will handle the top-order. Mustafizur Rahman is the leading wicket-taker, whereas Saifuddin and Mehidy Hasan have also bowled well. For Zimbabwe, Brendan Taylor is their key batsman, whereas Muzarabani is their main bowler. Sean Williams and Craig Ervine are missing, whereas Raza is back.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the last 5 ODI games played here is 197 runs.
Last 5 ODI Games; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Match Details :
Time:- 1.00 PM IST Stadium: Harare Sports Club, Harare
Probable XI for both sides:-
Zimbabwe – Brendan Taylor, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Dion Myers, Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva, Donald Tiripano, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava.
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman.
ZIM vs BAN: Key Players of the Game
Bangladesh Top-4 Picks:-
Tamim Iqbal:- Iqbal has scored 7534 ODI runs at an average of 36.75, whereas he scored 82 runs in the last series against Sri Lanka.
Shakib al Hasan:- Shakib has scored 6455 ODI runs at an average of 37.31, whereas he has scalped 269 wickets. He is a world-class all-rounder.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz: Miraz has scalped 54 wickets at an economy of 4.43, whereas he has scored 394 runs with the bat.
Mustafizur Rahman: Rahman has scalped 124 ODI wickets in just 67 games, whereas his S/R has been 26.53.
Zimbabwe Top-3 Picks:-
Brendan Taylor:- Taylor has scored 6530 ODI runs at an average of 35.68, whereas he batted well at the domestic level this season.
Blessing Muzarabani:- Muzarabani has scalped 25 ODI wickets at an economy of 5.50, whereas his S/R has been 37.92.
Wesley Madhevere:- Madhevere has scored 227 ODI runs at an average of 37.83, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling.
ZIM vs BAN Final Fantasy Team:-
WK: Brendan Taylor.
Batsmen: Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Mithun, Wesley Madhevere.
All-Rounders: Shakib al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahmudullah, Dion Myers.
Bowlers: Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Blessing Muzarabani.
Match Prediction: Bangladesh will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Shakib al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Mustafizur Rahman and Mahmudullah
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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.