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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Namibia Tour of Zimbabwe, 2022 - 1st T20I - Zimbabwe vs Namibia - 17th May, 2022

Zimbabwe vs Namibia
Zimbabwe vs Namibia
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The 1st T20I Match of the Namibia Tour of Zimbabwe, 2022 will take place on the 17th of May 2022 between Zimbabwe and Namibia at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo.

Current T20I Form Namibia:

Namibia last played a T20I series against Uganda in April, 2022 which they won by 2-1.

Gerhard Erasmus was the highest run scorer for Namibia in the T20I series against Uganda. He made 131 runs in 3 matches at an average of 131 and a strike rate of 163.75.

Jean-Pierre Kotze was the second highest run scorer for Namibia with 91 runs to his name in 3 matches played. He scored the runs at an average of 30.33 and a strike rate of 133.82.

The highest wicket taker for Namibia in the T20I series against Uganda was JJ Smit, with 8 wickets to his name in 3 matches at an average of 8.50 and an economy rate of 5.74.

The second highest wicket taker for Namibia in the T20I series against Uganda was Tangeni Lungameni with 4 wickets to his name in 3 matches at an average of 24.00 and an economy rate of 8.00.

Current T20I Form Zimbabwe:

Zimbabwe last played a T20I series against Scotland in September last year, which they won by 2-1.

Milton Shumba was the highest run scorer for Zimbabwe in the T20I series against Scotland. He scored 112 runs in 3 matches at an average of 112 and a strike rate of 175.00.

Sean Williams was the second highest run scorer for Zimbabwe in the T20I series against Scotland. He made 89 runs in 3 matches at an average of 44.50 and a strike rate of 104.70.

The highest wicket taker for Zimbabwe in the T20I series against Scotland was Tendai Chatara with 5 wickets to his kitty in 3 matches played.

The joint highest wicket taker for Zimbabwe in the T20I series against Scotland was Luke Jongwe. He picked up 5 wickets as well in 3 matches played at an average of 16.60 and an economy of 7.54.

Let’s have a look at the squads:

Zimbabwe

Craig Ervine (Captain), Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Ryan Burl, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Takudzwanshe Kaitano, Milton Shumba, Wellington Masakdza, Tendai Chatara, Richard Ngarava, Luke Jongwe, Blessing Muzarabani, Regis Chakabva, Clive Madande, Wesley Madhever.

Namibia

Craig Williams, Jan Frylinck, Gerhard Erasmus (Captain), Stephen Baard, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Malan Kruger, Karl Birkenstock, JJ Smit, Pikky Ya France, Mauritius Ngupita, Dylan Leicher, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, Kohan Louwrens, Jean Pierre Kotze, Louis Peters, JJ Smith, Ruben Trunpelmann, Salomon Nuuyoma, Tangeni Lungameni

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Zimbabwe

Who will win?- Zimbabwe

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Gerhard Erasmus (Namibia), Sean Williams (Zimbabwe)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – JJ Smit (Namibia), Richard Ngarava (Zimbabwe)

Most Sixes – Gerhard Erasmus (Namibia), Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe)

Player of the Match- Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe)

Team Scores Batting first – Zimbabwe 150+, Namibia 135+

Match Handicap: Zimbabwe

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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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