Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2021, 2nd Test: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2021, 2nd Test: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

On Wednesday (10th March) morning, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will begin their journey in the second and final game of this Test series at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi).

Currently, Zimbabwe are leading this series by a 1-0 margin. Zimbabwe won this series opener by 10 wickets as they mostly dominated against this Asian side during their first-ever Test meeting. While a draw or victory in the last game will secure Zimbabwe’s victory in this Test series, Afghanistan must have to win this upcoming match to only save this Test series by levelling it.

Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Weather, Pitch, Abu Dhabi
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Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2021, 2nd Test: Weather Forecast

This last game of the Test series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will be played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi). During this Test match, every day’s play will begin at 09:30 AM.

According to the weather forecast, the sky will be clear for the entire five days of this Test match and there is no rain threat during this entire Test match. Day one of this Test match (10th March) can face plenty of sunshine, the day three of this Test match (12th March) can be very hot.

Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Weather, Pitch, Abu Dhabi

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2021, 2nd Test: Pitch Report

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi) will host the last game of this Test series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. This venue also hosted the opening match of this series where Zimbabwe claimed a 10-wicket victory.

Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Weather, Pitch, Abu Dhabi
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In that Test series opener, bowlers mostly dominated while Zimbabwe captain Sean Williams (105 runs) and Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran (76) managed one 50+ score each in that game.

Generally, this venue supports the batsmen in the initial period of a Test match while the pacers also get the benefit. But as time progress, the spinners play crucial roles in this Test venue.

Venue Stats (Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi)

Average totals in overall and each Test innings at this venue

Overall

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
288.23 347.21 345.29 268.21 153.80

In the last 5 Tests

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
227.40 251.80 278.40 255 124.40