ZIM vs PAK Fantasy Prediction: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2nd T20I – 23 April (Harare). Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, and Brendan Taylor are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts Zimbabwe will take on Pakistan in the 2nd T20I match of the three-match T20I series. All the games will be played at the Harare Sports Complex.
Pakistan is coming on the back of a series win against South Africa, whereas they registered a close victory in the last game. Zimbabwe would want to level the series in this game, whereas Pakistan would aim for a series win. Brendan Taylor can be back for this game.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20I games played here is 159 runs. This pitch should assist the pacers in this game.
Total Games: 24; Bat 1st Won: 16; Bat 2nd Won: 8
We can expect clear weather throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Zimbabwe – Brendan Taylor, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Luke Jongwe, Richard Ngarava.
Pakistan – Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Danish Aziz, Haider Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Usman Qadir.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 23 April, Friday – 2:30 PM IST
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare
Top 4 Batting Order
Brendan Taylor, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, and Craig Ervine.
Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, and Mohammad Hafeez.
Death Over Specialists
- Blessing Muzarabani and Richard Ngarva.
- Mohammad Hasanin and Haris Rauf.
ZIM vs PAK Fantasy Wicket-Keepers
Mohammad Rizwan and Brendan Taylor will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Rizwan scored 147 runs in the T20I series against South Africa, whereas he played a knock of 82 runs in the first T20I. Taylor scored 205 runs in the recent T20 domestic competition at an average of 68.33, whereas he will open the innings for Zimbabwe.
ZIM vs PAK Fantasy Batsmen
Craig Ervine and Wesley Madhevere will be our batsmen from Zimbabwe. Ervine scored 250 runs in the recent T20 domestic competition at an average of 62.50, whereas his strike rate was 166.66. He played a knock of 34 runs in the last game. Madhevere will open the innings for Zimbabwe, whereas he scalped a couple of wickets in the last game.
Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman will be our batsmen from Pakistan. Babar scored 210 runs in the T20I series against South Africa at an average of 52.50, whereas Zaman scored 95 runs at an average of 47.50. Both of them are top-order players, and they need to play well in this game.
ZIM vs PAK Fantasy All-Rounders
Sean Williams will be our all-rounder from Zimbabwe. Williams has scored 936 T20I runs at an average of 22.83, whereas he has scalped 32 wickets in bowling.
ZIM vs PAK Fantasy Bowlers
Blessing Muzarabani will be our bowler from Zimbabwe. Muzarabani has scalped 20 T20I wickets in 13 games, whereas he has played in County Cricket too.
Mohammad Hasnain, Usman Qadir, and Haris Rauf will be our bowlers from Pakistan. Qadir has scalped 17 T20I wickets in 9 games, whereas Rauf has scalped 22 T20I wickets in 17 games. Hasnain is a premier pacer, and he has scalped 10 wickets in his T20I career. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Pakistan are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Brendan Taylor and Wesley Madhevere
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