Cricket Match Predictions and Betting Tips - South Africa v Zimbabwe 1st ODI

South Africa's Dale Steyn has been in good 'white ball' form for Hampshire in 2018
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The Zimbabwe Tour to South Africa starts on Sunday with the 1st Momentum ODI at the Diamond Oval, Kimberley and both sides will be wishing to get off to winning start.

Here are our cricket match predictions and betting tips for the opening ODI of the three match series, but let's first take a look at the two squads....

ODI Teams

 

Zimbabwe Tour to South Africa  ODI Match Schedule

September 30 : 10:00, 1st Momentum ODI, Diamond Oval, Kimberley (Day)

October 3 : 13:00, 2nd Momentum ODI, Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein (D/N)

October 6 : 13:00, 3rd Momentum ODI, Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl (D/N)

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – South Africa

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Aiden Markram (South Africa), Brendan Taylor (Zimbabwe)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Lungisani Ngidi (South Africa), Wellington Masakadza (Zimbabwe)

Most Sixes – Reeza Hendricks (South Africa), Craig Ervine (Zimbabwe)

Team Scores Batting First – South Africa 320+; Zimbabwe 200+

 

*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 soon, so stay tuned.

 

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