Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Zimbabwe Tour of Namibia 2023 - 3rd T20I Match - Namibia vs Zimbabwe - 27 October 2023
Here are the Fantasy Cricket Predictions and Betting Tips for the 3rd T20I match of the Zimbabwe Tour of Namibia, which will be played on 27th of October at the Wanderers Sports Ground, Windhoek.
3rd T20I Match- Namibia vs Zimbabwe (Wanderers Sports Ground, Windhoek)
Current Form Zimbabwe and Namibia:
Zimbabwe have bounced back strongly in the series after defeating Namibia in the 2nd game by 5 wickets.
The top run scorer for Zimbabwe in the T20I series is Sikandar Raza with 121 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Zimbabwe in the T20I series is Richard Ngarava with 2 scalps under his belt.
The top run scorer for Namibia in the T20I series is Niko Davin with 140 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Namibia in the T20I series is Gerhard Erasmus with 5 scalps under his belt.
In the second T20I, Namibia batted first and they posted a humongous total of 198 for 3 in 20 overs. Michael Van Lingen at the top of the order went all guns blazing right from the word go. He smashed 67 runs off just 37 deliveries. Niko Davin also continued his form and smashed 60 runs to help Namibia cross the 190 run mark and finish at 198.
During the chase, Zimbabwe got off to a very slow start. Innocent Kaia couldn't find the way to rotate the strike or dominate the bowling and when he did, he got out. Zimbabwe were 4 wickets down for 112 runs and they were looking out of contention. This is when Sikandar Raza broke loose and smashed the bowlers to all parts of the ground. He scored 82 runs in just 35 balls to take his team home on the last ball of the match.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Faraz Akram, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine , Luke Jongwe, Innocent Kaia, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Clive Madande, Wessly Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Nyasha Mavayo, Carl Mumba, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Nick Welch, Sean Williams
Gerhard Erasmus (c), JJ Smit (vc), Karl Birkenstock, Niko Davin, Shaun Fouché, Zane Green (wk), Handre Klazinga, Malan Kruger, Jean-Pierre Kotze, Michael van Lingen, Tangeni Lungameni, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ben Shikongo, Mauritius Ngupita, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Namibia
Who will win?- Zimbabwe
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe), Gerhard Erasmus (Namibia)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Richard Ngarava (Zimbabwe), Ben Shikongo (Namibia)
Most Sixes – Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe), JJ Smit (Namibia)
Player of the Match- Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe)
Team Scores Batting first – Zimbabwe 155+, Namibia 145+
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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