- Match: ZIM-XI vs SA-A
- Date- April 27
- Match Format- 2nd OD Match
- Venue- Harare Sports Club, Harare
- Time- 12:45 PM IST
- Weather Forecast- Mostly Cloudy, 18℃
ZIM-XI vs SA-A, Match 2, OD Series, General Online Betting Odds
Zimbabwe XI- 2.60
South Africa A- 1.48
ZIM-XI vs SA-A Betting Odds Comparison
|Betting Sites with Odds For ZIM-XI vs SA-A||ZIM-XI (Odds)||SA-A (Odds)|
ZIM-XI vs SA-A, Today Match Prediction, Match 2, OD Series
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Zimbabwe rank 13th in ICC ODI best teams chart but this is unofficial one-day series so the result will not affect their poor rankings. Zimbabwe’s side is playing to best eleven possible and impressed in the first match with a surprise win by 5 runs. South Africa A side scored 273 while batting first, which a big target of bowling-favored Harare pitch. Zimbabwe chased down this target with a thrilling finish on the last ball. Rain stopped the play several times and according to the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method, they won the first match by 5 runs.
Top Batsmen of Zimbabwe XI from last match
|Sikandar Raza||59 runs||118.00|
|Prince Masvaure||49 runs||058.33|
|Milton Shumba||45* runs||090.00|
Top Bowlers of Zimbabwe XI from last match
|Donald Tiripano||4 Wickets||7.12|
|Tendai Chatara||2 Wickets||3.90|
|Sikandar Raza||1 Wickets||4.70|
South Africa A
South Africa A suffered a shocking defeat in the first match but we can’t blame their performance as rain played a crucial role in their loss. Star players Heinrich Klaasen and Andile Phehlukwayo scored big fifties in the first match and will continue their form in the second match to compete for the national team. They beat Zimbabwe in an unofficial one-day tour by 3-1 and are expected to win next two matches to seal this series a well.
Top Batsmen of South Africa A from last match
|Andile Phehlukwayo||87 Runs||93.54|
|Heinrich Klaasen||58 Runs||113.72|
|Theunis de Bruyn||32 Runs||62.74|
Top Bowlers of South Africa A from last match
|Lizaad Williams||2 Wickets||3.32|
|Reeza Hendricks||2 Wickets||6.00|
|Gerald Coetzee||1 Wicket||4.37|
|Match Venue||Harare Sports Club, Harare|
|Matches won batting first||76|
|Matches won bowling first||80|
|Average 1st Inns scores||230|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||194|
|Highest score||Australia 350/6|
|Lowest Score||Zimbabwe 35/10|
|Highest Score Chased||South Africa 328/3|
|Lowest Score Defended||Zimbabwe 129/10|
The temperature is expected to hover around 18°C on the match-day with 72% humidity and 11 km/h wind speed. There are 25% chances of precipitation during the game.
- Rain: 25%
- Humidity: 72%
- Wind speed: 11 km/h.
- Temperature- 18 Degree Celsius
Harare pitch is excellent for the ballers and both pacers and spinners have dominated this pitch in the past. But the first match was well balanced for both batters and bowlers. Rain played a big role in the last match’s result and once again there is strong prediction for the light rain.
ZIM-XI vs SA-A Last Five Matches Stats
|South Africa A||L||W||L||W||W|
ZIM-XI vs SA-A Match 2, OD Series – Today Match Prediction
Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 and Squad for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.
Takudzwanashe Kaitano, Kevin Kasuza, Prince Masvaure, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza (c), Milton Shumba, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Donald Tiripano, Wellington Masakadza, Tanaka Chivanga, Tendai Chatara, Ryan Burl, Nyasha Mayavo (wk), Ernest Masuku.
ZIM-XI Playing 11
Takudzwanashe Kaitano, Kevin Kasuza, Prince Masvaure, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza (c), Milton Shumba, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Donald Tiripano, Wellington Masakadza, Tanaka Chivanga, Tendai Chatara.
Tony de Zorzi, Theunis de Bruyn, Reeza Hendricks, Khaya Zondo, Heinrich Klaasen (c & wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Wihan Lubbe, Jason Smith, Bjorn Fortuin, Gerald Coetzee, Lizaad Williams, Lesiba Ngoepe, Daryn Dupavillon, Ryan Rickelton (wk), Glenton Stuurman.
SA-A Playing 11
Tony de Zorzi, Theunis de Bruyn, Reeza Hendricks, Khaya Zondo, Heinrich Klaasen (c & wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Wihan Lubbe, Jason Smith, Bjorn Fortuin, Gerald Coetzee, Lizaad Williams.
Head 2 Head Stats (Last 5 games)
|Teams||ZIM-XI Win||SA-A Win||N/R|
|Last 5 games||2||3||0|
ZIM-XI vs SA-A Top Player:
|Player||Statistics (This Series)|
|Sikandar Raza||59 Runs|
|Prince Masvaure||49 Runs|
|Donald Tiripano||4 Wickets|
|Tendai Chatara||2 Wickets|
|Andile Phehlukwayo||87 Runs|
|Heinrich Klaasen||58 Runs|
|Lizaad Williams||2 Wickets|
|Reeza Hendricks||2 Wickets|
Who will win the match, Today’s Match Prediction:
South Africa A are expected to win the second unofficial OD match against Zimbabwe XI
South Africa A are very strong side compared to the current eleven of hosts Zimbabwe. But Zimbabwe stunned them in the first one-day match with a 5 run win, thanks to the intervention of the rain. Both teams faced each other in another unofficial one-day series last year, where South Africa won by 3-1. South Africa are expected to win this 2nd match and equal this 3-match unofficial one-day series on Wednesday.
Popular Betting Odds For ZIM-XI vs SA-A Match 2, OD Series, Cricket Betting Tips
Top Batsman from Zimbabwe XI – Sikandar Raza
The star all-rounder and team’s captain is leading from the front for Zimbabwe lately and was excellent in the first match as well. He took 1 wicket with very good economy rate and then scored 59 runs off just 50 balls to guide his team to a surprise win. Sikandar Raza has scored 3086 runs in 111 one-day international matches with an average of 34.28 and a strike rate of 84.13.
Top Batsman from South Africa A– Heinrich Klaasen
The star wicket-keeper batsman continues his domestic form into international fixture with an excellent fifty in the first match. He scored 58 runs off 51 balls while batting at number 5 position and once again tipped as best batsman on Wednesday clash. He has scored 613 runs 23 international one-day matches with an average of 32.26 and a strike rate of 93.73.
Top Bowler from Zimbabwe XI- Donald Tiripano
The experienced Zimbabwe all-rounder put an excellent performance in the first match. He took 4 wickets, including both openers and in-form star Andile Phehlukwayo. Tiripano has taken 6 wickets in his last 3 matches and is expected to end this series as highest wickets-taker for the hosts. He has taken 35 wickets in 36 international one-day matches with an average of 39.94 and an economy rate of 5.81.
Top Bowler from South Africa A– Lizaad Williams
The 28-year-old right-arm pacer is in excellent form lately and was on the show once again in the first match. Williams took 2 wickets and gave away just 29 runs in his 10 overs, including one maiden. Lizaad Williams has taken 71 wickets in 54 unofficial one-day matches with an average of 30.07 and an economy rate of 5.36.