Bangladesh team outclassed Zimbabwe in the ODI series by 3-0 to gave a perfect farewell to their captain Masrafee Bin Mortaza. However, the challenge will be bigger in the T20I series as of late they struggled in this format of the game.
Zimbabwe has not been able to post any kind of fight, apart from the 2nd ODI’s. They will be really keen to change their fortune by showing some better fight as a unit in the T20I’s.
Match & Broadcasting Details
Match: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20I
Date and Time: March 9, 06:00 PM Local
Stadium: Shere Bangla National Stadium – Dhaka, Bangladesh
TV – Star Sports, Ten Sports, Gazi TV PTV Sports, SuperSport, Willow TV, BT Sport, Astro Cricket, OSN Sports Cricket
Online Streaming: RabbitholeBD, Hotstar
Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Head to Head
In T20 format Bangladesh is dominating the battle by seven wins.
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Bangladesh Probable XI
Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mohammad Naim, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Afif Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah (c), Shafiul Islam, Aminul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin
Bangladesh Key players
Liton Das: Liton Das showed really exhibition of power-hitting in the ODI series and also showed his class that he owes. Moreover, he will be a decisive factor for the Bangladesh team in the T20I’s as well.
Mohammad Saifuddin: Featured in the two matches in the ODI series. But still, he managed to pick up the most numbers of the wicket with an outstanding average of 9.00.
Zimbabwe Probable XI
Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Chamu Chibhabha (c), Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Wesley Madhevere, Richard Mutumbami (wk), Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Donald Tiripano, Carl Mumba, Charlton Tshuma
Zimbabwe Key Players
Sikandar Raza: Despite the poor team performance he played two great innings under pressure.
Sikandar Raza: Zimbabwe bowled terribly in the ODI’s. So it is very difficult to pick a probable performer. However, Sikandar Raza is someone who could perform well by utilizing the spinning condition of Dhaka.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
Dhaka pitch played well throughout the BPL. Where pacers and spinners got help from the 22 yards and batsmen also scored a substantial amount of runs.
There will be some concern about rain during the match. However, the weather may clear before the match.
Considering the nature of the T20I’s, both teams suppose to bowl first.
Online cricket betting tips Bangladesh vs. Zimbabwe:
- Test and ODI’s has been a one-sided affair, where Bangladesh showed complete dominance.
- Liton Das and Tamim Iqbal contribution laid the foundation for Bangladesh in the ODI’s.
- Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe when they met last time against them in the T20I’s,
Bangladesh is looking hot favourite for the opening match of the T20I series.