Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Zimbabwe Tour of Australia- 2nd ODI Match - Australia vs Zimbabwe- 31st August, 2022
The 2nd ODI match of the Zimbabwe Tour of Australia will take place on the 31st of August 2022 between Australia and Zimbabwe at the Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville.
Scorecard - Australia and Zimbabwe 2nd ODI
Top Series Stats
Top Batter (Runs Scored)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)
Current Form Australia and Zimbabwe:
Australia have won the first game of the 3 match ODI series against Zimbabwe by 5 wickets.
The highest run scorer for Australia so far in the series is David Warner who has struck 57 runs in 1 match played.
The highest wicket taker for Australia so far is Cameron Green with 5 scalps under his belt in 1 match played.
The highest run scorer for Zimbabwe is Wesley Madhevere with 72 runs to his name in 1 match played.
The highest wicket taker for Zimbabwe in the series so far is Ryan Burl with 3 scalps under his belt.
In the first ODI, Zimbabwe batted first and could only reach a modest total of 200 before being bowled out. Wesley Madhevere top scored with 72 runs to his name. The rest of the batters couldn't showcase enough resistance against the Australian pace attack and got bowled out for 200.
Australia started off well during the chase. Warner and Finch collected 43 runs for the first wicket partnership. David Warner made 57 in 66 balls while Steve Smith scored 48 not out in 80 balls. Glenn Maxwell at number 7 smashed 32 in 9 balls to take Australia home in the 34th over with 5 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Australia: Aaron Finch, Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Zimbabwe: Regis Chakabva (c), Tanaka Chivanga, Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Ryan Burl, Innocent Kaia, Kaitano Takudzwanashe, Clive Madande, Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, John Masara, Tony Munyonga, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Australia
Who will win?- Australia
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe), Aaron Finch (Australia)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ryan Burl (Zimbabwe), Josh Hazlewood (Australia)
Most Sixes – Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe), Aaron Finch (Australia)
Player of the Match - Aaron Finch (Australia)
Team Scores Batting first – Australia 260+, Zimbabwe 180+
Match Handicap: Australia
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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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