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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2021 - 2nd T20I

Zimbabwe's Luke Jongwe
Zimbabwe's Luke Jongwe
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The 2nd T20I of the three-match series between Zimbabwe and Pakistan will be played at the Harare Sports Club, Harare in Zimbabwe.

Live Scores and Stats - 2nd T20I Zimbabwe v Pakistan

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 11 runs in an oscillating contest in the series opener - a match that the home team should have won.

Zimbabwe have Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Tanaka Chivanga and Tapiwa Mufudza on the bench. Taylor will make the cut if he regains full fitness.

Pakistan have Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Arshad Iqbal, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sharjeel Khan and Zahid Mahmood on their bench. They are unlikely to tinker with their team.

Mohammad Rizwan is the top run-scorer for Pakistan with 82 runs at a strike rate of 134. He has struck 10 fours and one six.

Usman Qadir has been the best bowler for Pakistan and has picked up 3 wickets while bowling at an average of 9 and an economy rate of 7.25.

Craig Ervine is the top run-scorer for Zimbabwe with 34 runs at a strike rate of 147. He has struck 3 fours and one six. Luke Jongwe has also made 30 runs at a strike rate of 130.

Wesley Madhevere has been the best bowler for Zimbabwe and has picked up 2 wickets while bowling at an average of 5 and an economy rate of 5.50. Blessing Muzarabani also has 2 wickets.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Zimbabwe - Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Brendan Taylor/Tadiwanashe Marumani, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams (c), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva (wk), Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava 

Pakistan - Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Pakistan

Who will win? – Pakistan

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan), Craig Ervine (Zimbabwe)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Usman Qadir (Pakistan),  Blessing Muzarabani (Zimbabwe)

Most Sixes – Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan), Wesley Madhevere (Zimbabwe)

Man of the Match –  Mohammad Rizwan

Team Scores Batting first – Pakistan 180+, Zimbabwe 160+

 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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