Australia and Pakistan in Zimbabwe T20I Tri-Series
Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20 Fantasy Cricket Preview
Pakistan’s openers are fearless, the middle order ruthless, the pace bowlers excellent and the spinners canny. They’ve gone around the world undoing far better sides than this Zimbabwe unit, and are likely to see the game as a warm-up to their clashes against Australia, their overwhelmingly likely opponents in the final on July 8.
When: July 1, 01:30 PM IST
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare
Venue Stats T20:
|Matches won batting first||12|
|Matches won bowling first||4|
|Average 1st Inns scores||152|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||131|
|Highest total recorded||198/4 (20 Ov) by Pak vs ZIM|
|Lowest total recorded||113/10 (15.2 Ov) by ZIM vs Pak|
|Highest score chased||144/3 (18 Ov) by Ind vs ZIM|
|Lowest score defended||138/6 (20 Ov) by Ind vs ZIM|
Mohammad Hafeez returns to the side after having his bowling action cleared by the ICC recently.
Hamilton Masakadza will lead Zimbabwe in the tri-series.
Zimbabwe key player sikander Raza is not in the squad.
Zimbabwe have brought back Elton Chigumbura.
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail, Usman Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Sahibzada Farhan.
Zimbabwe: Cephas Zhuwao, Hamilton Masakadza(c), Solomon Mire, Ryan Burl, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Peter Moor(w), Kyle Jarvis, Blessing Muzarabani, Chris Mpofu, Tendai Chisoro, Wellington Masakadza, Ryan Murray, Brandon Mavuta, Brian Chari, Tarisai Musakanda, Chamu Chibhabha.
Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed (C & WK), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir.
Cephas Zhuwao, Hamilton Masakadza (C), Solomon Mire, Ryan Burl, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Peter Moor (Wk), Kyle Jarvis, Blessing Muzarabani, Chris Mpofu, Tendai Chisoro/Wellington Masakadza.
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