BAN vs ZIM Match Prediction- 2nd T20I, Who Will Win Today T20I Match? Zimbabwe Tour of Bangladesh 2024

Published - 05 May 2024, 12:43 PM | Updated - 17 Jul 2024, 10:44 AM

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BAN vs ZIM 2nd T20I is all set to take place on Sunday, May 5. The venue of the 2nd T20I is Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram, which also hosted the opening game. 

The home team Bangladesh leads the BAN vs ZIM T20I series 1-0 after winning the opening game by 8 wickets. Ahead of the encounter, we glance at the prediction for the match below. 

BAN vs ZIM Team Analysis

Bangladesh

Najmul Hossain Shanto is the skipper of Bangladesh in the BAN vs ZIM T20I series. Bangladesh showed a wonderful form in the opening clash to win the series 1-0. They are short of a few key players but have a strong squad. 

Zimbabwe

Sikandar Raza is the captain of Zimbabwe in the BAN vs ZIM T20I series. Zimbabwe could not come up with a brilliant show in the first game. However, they will aim for a comeback in the next clash. They have all of their key members part of the squad. 

BAN vs ZIM Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram is a good-scoring ground that supports spinners. The stadium has also witnessed 200-plus total and big chases. The pitch will assist both batters and bowlers. 

Form and Fitness

There are no cases of injuries in both teams after the opening encounter. Bangladesh are short of two key members- Shakin Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman

Tactical Acumen

Bangladesh- Bangladesh is a strong side at home and has beaten some mighty teams in the past in home conditions. They also have a dominating record vs Zimbabwe at home and look stronger in the series. 

Zimbabwe- Zimbabwe has a poor record in Bangladesh. However, they have been a strong side in recent times. They will aim for an impressive show in the series. 

BAN vs ZIM Match Prediction- 2nd T20I, Who Will Win Today T20I Match? Zimbabwe Tour of Bangladesh 2024

BAN vs ZIM Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
BAN 160-180 160-180
ZIM 140-160 140-160

Players to perform prediction

Bangladesh- Tanzid Hasan and Towhid Hridoy scored the most runs for the team in BAN vs ZIM 1st T20I. Taskin Ahmed and Mohammad Saifuddin hunted 3 wickets each. 

Zimbabwe- Clive Madande and Wellington Masakadza hit the most runs for the team in the previous game. Key batters Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza, and Sean Williams got out for ducks. Blessing Muzarabani and Luke Jongwe took one wicket each

BAN vs ZIM Best Batsman Prediction

Who will score the most runs for BAN in the match: Najmal Shanto or Tanzid Hasan

Who will score the most runs for ZIM in the match: Craig Ervine or Sean Williams 

BAN vs ZIM Best Bowler Prediction

Who will pick the most wickets for BAN in the match:  Taskin Ahmed or Shoriful Islam

Who will pick the most wickets for ZIM in the match: Blessing Muzarabani or Luke Jongwe

Who will win the Match?

Bangladesh is highly likely to outplay Zimbabwe in the 2nd T20I. Bangladesh were quite strong in the opening game and will outplay Zimbabwe in the 2nd game too. However, the visitors are expected to come up with a better show this time. 

Conclusion

Zimbabwe gave a horrible show in the opening game, where their key batters got out cheaply. Now, Zimbabwe will aim for a comeback. Although they have less chance to outplay Bangladesh, they can come up with a wonderful show to showcase their might to the home side. 

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