ZIM vs BAN Fantasy Prediction: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh – 18 July 2021 (Harare). Shakib al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, and Blessing Muzarabani will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts Zimbabwe will take on Bangladesh in the second 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. Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, and Mehidy Hasan will take care of the bowling. For Zimbabwe, Brendan Taylor is their key batsman, whereas Muzarabani is their main bowler.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the last 6 ODI games played here is 210 runs. This pitch has been brilliant for batting.
Last 5 ODI Games; Bat 1st Won: 3; 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 – Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Brendan Taylor, Dion Myers, Regis Chakabva, Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza, Luke Jongwe, Blessing Muzarabani, Tendai Chatara, Richard Ngarava.
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam.
ZIM vs BAN: Key Players of the Game
Bangladesh Top-4 Picks:-
Tamim Iqbal:- Iqbal has scored 7534 ODI runs at an average of 36.57, whereas he scored 82 runs in the last series against Sri Lanka.
Shakib al Hasan:- Shakib has scored 6474 ODI runs at an average of 37.31, whereas he has scalped 274 wickets. He is a world-class all-rounder, and he picked a fifer in the last game.
Liton Das: Das has scored 1282 ODI runs at an average of 29.81, whereas he scored a century in the last game.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz: Miraz has scalped 54 wickets at an economy of 4.43, whereas he has scored 420 runs with the bat.
Zimbabwe Top-3 Picks:-
Brendan Taylor:- Taylor has scored 6554 ODI runs at an average of 35.62, whereas he batted well at the domestic level this season.
Blessing Muzarabani:- Muzarabani has scalped 27 ODI wickets at an economy of 5.45, whereas his S/R has been 37.33.
Wesley Madhevere:- Madhevere has scored 236 ODI runs at an average of 33.71, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling.
ZIM vs BAN Final Fantasy Team:-
WK: Liton Das.
Batsmen: Tamim Iqbal, Brendan Taylor, Wesley Madhevere.
All-Rounders: Shakib al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz.
Bowlers: Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Blessing Muzarabani, Luke Jongwe.
** If Bangladesh bats first, pick Mosaddek Hossain as your last player, or else, pick Regis Chakabva **
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 + Brendan Taylor and Mohammad Saifuddin
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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.