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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 2020 - 3rd ODI

Zimbabwe's Mahavere
Zimbabwe's Mahavere
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The 3rd and the last game of the three-match ODI series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe will be played at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.

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After fighting it out in the opening ODI of the three-match series, Zimbabwe let the match slip away from their grasp only in the last five overs.

Pakistan's victory in the second ODI of the series was much more comprehensive. The Men in Green won by 6 wickets with almost 15 overs to spare and highlighted the difference between the two teams.

There were a lot of positives to take for Pakistan. Mohammad Musa did a great job after coming into the side in place of Wahab Riaz and finished with figures of 6.1-1-21-2, which is a great sign for the future of Pakistan cricket.

Haris Rauf also looked good but it was Iftikhar Ahmed who was the surprise. The handy spinner picked up his maiden 5-wicket haul while conceding 40 runs from his 10 overs and his bowling services can be used a lot more in the coming games.

Sean Williams was the top run scorer for Zimbabwe with 75 off 70 deliveries and also got support from the centurion of the last match, Brendan Taylor.

Babar Azam, as predicted, was then the top scorer for Pakistan and finished unbeaten on 77 to see the match to the close.

Tendai Chisoro was the top wicket taker for Zimbabwe. He picked up two wickets from his 10 overs while conceding 49 runs.

No change in the result is expected in the final match of the series.

Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:

Pakistan - Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam(c), Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Abid Ali, Khushdil Shah, Usman Qadir, Muhammad Musa

Zimbabwe - Chamu Chibhabha(c), Brendan Taylor(wk), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Richmond Mutumbami, Ryan Burl, Donald Tiripano, Blessing Muzarabani, Tendai Chatara, Wellington Masakadza, Carl Mumba, Elton Chigumbura, Brian Chari, Tendai Chisoro, Richard Ngarava, Milton Shumba, Faraz Akram, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Pakistan

Who will win? – Pakistan

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Brendan Taylor (Zimbabwe), Babar Azam (Pakistan)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tendai Chisoro (Zimbabwe), Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan)

Most Sixes – Craig Ervine (Zimbabwe), Imad Wasim (Pakistan)

Man of the Match –  Babar Azam

Team Scores Batting first – Zimbabwe 200+, Pakistan 310+

 Match Handicap Pakistan 

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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