Sun, 30 Oct 2022

2022 ICC World T20: Super 12 Stage Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh Preview

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It is an exciting Sunday as Group 2 will witness all the 6 teams play. The first match of the day comes from Brisbane as the Gabba ground will host Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. The two teams have played a lot of cricket with each other over the last few years. Bangladesh come into the game on the back of a huge loss to South Africa. Zimbabwe on the other hand beat Pakistan by 1 run to cause perhaps one of the biggest upsets.

Venue – Gabba Cricket Ground, Brisbane

Time – 830 AM IST

Likely Pitch Conditions –

The Gabba ground is known for its pace and bounce and the fast electric outfield. The team winning the toss will elect to bat first. The spinners might come into play if the sun beats down but the purchase may be off negligible effect. The big boundaries will see less sixes being hit so the teams will have to focus more on their running.

Likely Bangladesh XI –

N. Hossain, S. Sarkar, L. Das, S Al Hasan, A.Hossain, M. Hasan, M. Hossain, N. Hasan, T. Ahmed, H. Mahmud and M. Rahman

Likely Zimbabwe XI –

R. Chakabva, S. Ervine, W. Madhevere, M. Shumba, S, Williams, S. Raza, R. Burl, L. Jongwe, B. Evans, T. Chatqra and B. Muzarabani

Head to Head record –

Matches played -19
Wins for Bangladesh – 12

Wins for Zimbabwe -7

T20I record at Gabba –

Matches played – 6

Matches won by home – 5

Matches won by touring/neutral side – 1

Matches won by teams batting first – 4

Matches won by team batting 2nd – 2

Matches won after winning the toss – 2

Matches won after losing the toss – 4

Highest score by a batter at Gabba – Damien Martyn – 96 vs South Africa

Best bowling figures at Gabba – Mitchell Starc -4/20 vs West Indies

Approaching milestones –

·Shakib Al Hasan needs 3 more sixes to hit 50 sixes in T20I cricket

·Nurul Hasan needs 81 runs more to score 500 runs in T20I cricket

·Soumya Sarkar needs 5 more sixes to reach the 50 sixes mark in T20I cricket

·Afif Hossain needs 53 runs to score 1000 runs in T20I cricket

·Mustafizur Rahman needs 6 more wickets to reach 100 wickets in T20I cricket

·Sikandar Raza needs 6 more sixes to reach 50 sixes in T20I cricket

·Luke Jongwe is 1 wicket away from 50 wickets in T20I cricket 

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