Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan
Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan (Credits: Twitter)

ZIM vs AFG, Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Zimbabwe And Afghanistan, Afghanistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2022, 1st ODI. Zimbabwe and Afghanistan are set to clash with each other in an upcoming ODI series. The ZIM vs AFG ODI series will comprise 3 matches. ZIM vs AFG 1st ODI is scheduled to be played on June 4 (Saturday).

The ZIM vs AFG 1st ODI clash’s venue is Harare Sports Club in Harare, Zimbabwe. During Afghanistan’s tour of Zimbabwe 2022, a three-match ODI series and a three-match T20I series will be played. The home team Zimbabwe is led by skipper Craig Ervine. The visitors Afghanistan is led by Hashmatullah Shahidi in ZIM vs AFG ODI series.

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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka (Photo Credit: Twitter)

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Zimbabwe’s last ODI series was against Sri Lanka in January 2022. During the away series, Zimbabwe played 3 ODI matches against Sri Lanka. They lost 2 matches and won 1. Hence, Zimbabwe lost the ODI series 1-2 to Sri Lanka.

Afghanistan vs Bangladesh
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan. Image: ACB

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Talking about Afghanistan, their previous ODI series was against Bangladesh in February-March 2022. In the three-match ODI series, Afghanistan lost the first two games to Bangladesh. However, they managed to win the 3rd ODI. As a result, Afghanistan lost the series 1-2.

ZIM vs AFG, Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Zimbabwe And Afghanistan, Afghanistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2022, 1st ODI
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In head-to-head encounters, Zimbabwe and Afghanistan have played 25 ODIs against each other. Afghanistan has won 15 games while Zimbabwe has won 10 matches. While playing in Zimbabwe, Afghanistan has won 8 games while Zimbabwe has won 7 games out of 15 ODIs. At Harare Sports Club, both the teams have played 5 matches in the past, out of which Zimbabwe won 2 while Afghanistan won 3 games.

ZIM vs AFG, Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Zimbabwe And Afghanistan, Afghanistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2022, 1st ODI

ZIM vs AFG Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches ZIM Won AFG Won  NR
Overall 25 10 15 0
At Harare Sports Club, Harare 5 2 3 0
In the last 5 matches 5 2 3 0
In Zimbabwe 15 7 8 0

 

Recent Venue Records (Harare Sports Club, Harare) 

Stats- ODIs

Total matches- 159

Matches won batting first- 76

Matches won bowling first-80

Average 1st Inns scores- 230

Average 2nd Inns scores- 190

Highest total recorded-  350/6 (50 Ov) by AUS vs ZIM

Lowest total recorded-  35/10 (18 Ov) by ZIM vs SL

Highest score chased-  328/3 (46.4 Ov) by SA vs AUS

Lowest score defended-  129/10 (32.4 Ov) by ZIM vs AFG

Toss Prediction for ZIM vs AFG Match

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Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan (Credits: Twitter)

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The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. More matches have been won at Harare Cricket Club batting second. Moreover, both the teams will prefer to chase the target instead of setting up one. Hence, both the teams might look to bowl first if they win the toss.

Predicted Scores For ZIM vs AFG Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
ZIM 250-300 200-250
AFG 250-300 200-250

Players’ Form- Zimbabwe- Batting

Sikandar Raza. (Photo Source: Getty)
Sikandar Raza. (Photo Source: Getty)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Sikandar Raza 111 3086 34.29
Craig Ervine 102 2837 32.61
Regis Chakabva 50 937 21.30
Wesley Madhevere 14 351 27.0
Ryan Burl 24 351 19.50
Dion Myers 4 93 23.25

Who will score the most runs for ZIM in the match: Sikandar Raza or Craig Ervine

Players’ Form- Zimbabwe- Bowling

Blessing Muzarabani
Blessing Muzarabani. Image: Twitter

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Tendai Chatara 76 100 32.04
Sikandar Raza 111 63 43.29
Blessing Muzarabani 30 39 32.41
Donald Tiripano 36 35 39.94
Luke Jongwe 28 33 31.48
Ainsley Ndlovu 2 1 80.0

Who will pick the most wickets for ZIM in the match: Blessing Muzarabani or Tendai Chatara

Players’ Form- Afghanistan- Batting

Mohammad Nabi 
Mohammad Nabi (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Mohammad Nabi 130 2857 27.21
Rahmat Shah 82 2753 36.71
Najibullah Zadran 76 1837 31.14
Hashmatullah Shahidi 47 1344 32.78
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 9 428 53.50
Riaz Hassan 3 86 28.67

Who will score the most runs for AFG in the match: Hashmatullah Shahidi or Mohammad Nabi

Players’ Form- Afghanistan- Bowling

Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan. Credits: Twitter

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Rashid Khan 80 151 18.68
Mohammad Nabi 130 134 33.28
Mujeeb Ur Rahman 49 78 22.58
Rahmat Shah 82 14 36.71
Fareed Ahmad Malik 8 10 25.20
Fazalhaq Farooqi 4 7 25.14

Who will pick the most wickets for AFG in the match: Rashid Khan or Mujeeb Ur Rahman

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