Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Predictions: Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2021 - 3rd T20I
The 3rd T20I of the three-match series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
Live Scores and Stats - Afghanistan v Zimbabwe 3rd T20I
From 51 T20Is, Asghar Afghan has won 41 and lost 9 and has equalled MS Dhoni's record for the most victories as captain in T20 Internationals. If Afghanistan succeed in winning the last match of the series, Afghan will become the most successful captain in the T20I format, with a W/L ratio of over 4.5.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, despite a failure in 2nd T20I, continues to be the highest run scorer of the series with 96 runs at an average of 48 and a strike rate of 181.13. He has struck 8 fours and 7 sixes in the series till now.
Karim Janat has scored 79 while Asghar Afghan has scored 69 at strike rates of 131 and 153 respectively.
For Zimbabwe, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe and Ryan Burl are the top scorers with 44 and 42 runs respectively.
On the bowling front, Rashid Khan has picked up six wickets at an average of 9.67 while Karim Janat and Fareed Malik have picked up three each. For Zimbabwe, Blessing Muzarabani has four wickets at 20.50.
Unless Zimbabwe play out of their skin, it looks unlikely for them to make the scoreline 2-1.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Afghanistan - Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Karim Janat, Usman Ghani, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan (c), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fareed Malik, Afsar Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Zimbabwe - Tarisai Musakanda, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Sean Williams (c), Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Ryan Burl, Donald Tiripano, Brandon Mavuta, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Prince Masvaure, Milton Shumba, Regis Chakabva, Wellington Masakadza, Kevin Kasuza, Victor Nyauchi, Faraz Akram
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Afghanistan
Who will win? – Afghanistan
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan), Sean Williams (Zimbabwe)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Blessing Muzarabani (Zimbabwe)
Most Sixes – Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan), Wesley Madhevere (Zimbabwe)
Man of the Match – Mohammad Nabi
Team Scores Batting first – Afghanistan 190+, Zimbabwe 160+
Match Handicap Afghanistan
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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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