Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Scotland vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20I: 15th Sept
The 1st T20I of the 3-match series between Scotland and Zimbabwe will be played at Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh.
Zimbabwe and Scotland have played only one T20I in the past, back in March 2016 when Zimbabwe won by 11 runs.
Wesley Madhevere is the top run-scorer for Zimbabwe with 275 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 27 and a strike rate of 116.
Regis Chakabva has also made 198 runs from his last 10 matches.
Luke Jongwe has been the best bowler for Zimbabwe and has picked up 19 wickets from his last 10 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 7.99 and a strike rate of 11.
Wellington Masakadza has also picked up 9 wickets from his last 10 matches.
Kyle Coetzer will lead the Scotland side. He has 1386 runs from 57 T20 Internationals at an average of 25.67 and a strike rate of 122 and will be a key batsman for the side along with Calum MacLeod and George Munsey.
The team will expect Mark Watt and Safyaan Shaif to take the bulk of wickets. They will be assisted by Hamza Tahir and Gavin Main.
Zimbabwe - Wesley Madhevere, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Regis Chakabva (wk), Dion Myers, Craig Ervine (c), Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano, Wellington Masakadza, Luke Jongwe, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Tendai Chatara, Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza, Tarisai Musakanda
Scotland - Kyle Coetzer (c), Richard Berrington (vc), Dylan Budge, Matthew Cross (wk), Josh Davey, Alasdair Evans, Chris Greaves, Oli Hairs, Michael Leask, Calum Macleod, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Hamza Tahir, Craig Wallace (wk), Mark Watt, Brad Wheal
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Scotland
Who will win? – Scotland
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Kyle Coetzer (Scotland), Craig Ervine (Zimbabwe)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Safyaan Shaif (Scotland), Blessing Muzarabani (Zimbabwe)
Most Sixes – George Munsey (Scotland), Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe)
Man of the Match – Kyle Coetzer
Team Scores Batting first – Scotland 180+, Zimbabwe 150+
Match Handicap Scotland
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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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