Zimbabwe are set to take on Afghanistan in the second ODI at Harare on July 6. The match begins at 12:45 PM IST (9:15 AM local time). The visitors are leading the series 1-0 after winning the first ODI. Another win would hand the series over to Afghanistan. Zimbabwe thus needs to win the game to stay alive in the series.
Both teams have played 26 ODIs against each other with Afghanistan winning 16 games and Zimbabwe 10. In Zimbabwe, both teams have played 16 games with the Afghans winning 9 games and Zimbabwe 7. The first ODI win was the 16th overall for the Afghan side. Heading into this series both Zimbabwe and Afghanistan lost their previous international assignments. While Zimbabwe lost to Sri Lanka 1-2. Afghanistan went down against Bangladesh by the same margin.
Zimbabwe is led by Craig Ervine while Hashmatullah Shahidi is leading the charge for Afghanistan. Both teams will play a three-match T20I series after the conclusion of the ongoing ODI series.
ZIM vs AFG: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Harare Sports Club in Harare- Afghanistan’s Tour of Zimbabwe 2022, 2nd ODI
The Zimbabwe v Afghanistan 2nd ODI matchday will witness a maximum of 19 to 20 degrees. The chances of rain are 7% during the day and night. The humidity will be around 59% during the day and rise to 87% at night.
Harare Sports Club is an average scoring ground in ODIs. The average 1st innings total in ODIs is 230 while the average 2nd innings total is 194. The ground has hosted 150 ODIs so far. 77 matches have been won batting first while 80 games have been won batting second.