Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2nd Test Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update. Zimbabwe and Pakistan will play against each other for the second time in the two-match Test series between them.
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Details:
The second Test match of the 2-match series of Pakistan’s tour of Zimbabwe will be played at Harare Sports Club, Harare between 7th to 11th of May, 2021.
The match will commence at 09:30 AM local time (01:00 PM IST). The live streaming can be enjoyed on FanCode in India while the live scores and updates can be tracked on the CricketAddictor website.
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Preview:
The second Test of the 2-match series between Zimbabwe and Pakistan will start from 7th of May, where Pakistan walks into the game with an advantage of 1-0 and is in decent form while on the other hand, Zimbabwe will try to level up the series with a win or at least prevent the clean sweep with a draw in the game.
In the first game of the series, Zimbabwe gave the opportunity to 3 debutants and went in the game without their regular captain Sean Williams who was rested in the game owing to an injury. After winning the toss, Zimbabwe decided to bat first and in response to this, the opener Kevin Kasuza was dismissed for a duck while his partner Prince Masvaure was dismissed on a personal score of just 11 runs.
Things became even worse when the experienced batsman and skipper for this game of Zimbabwe, Brendan Taylor, too, departed for just 5 runs. The debutant Roy Kaia played a promising and sensible knock of 48 runs while another debutant Milton Shumba scored 27 runs.
Donald Tiripano played a crucial knock of 28 runs and remained not out, while the team was bowled out for a low total of 176 runs in the first innings. Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali picked 4 wickets each while Nauman Ali bagged a wicket.
In the second inning of the game, Pakistan came to bat and the openers gave them a solid start. Imran Butt scored 91 runs while Abid Ali marked 60 runs at the top. Azhar Ali added 36 runs for the team while their star-batsman Babar Azam was dismissed for a duck. Fawad Alam, yet again, proved his mettle and smashed a brilliant century (140 runs), including 20 fours in his knock.
Mohammad Rizwan scored 45 runs while Hasan Ali scored 30 runs and led the team to a huge total of 426 runs. Blessing Muzarabani picked 4 wickets, Donald Tiripano picked 3 wickets, Richard Ngarva grabbed 2 wickets while Tendai Chisoro got a wicket.
In the third inning of the game, Zimbabwe came to bat and was bowled out for just 134 runs and faced a huge defeat by an inning and 116 runs. In the second inning of Zimbabwe, only 3 players were able to cross the 20-run mark wherein Kevin Kasuza scored 28 runs, Tarisai Musakanda scored 43 runs while Brendan Taylor scored 29 runs. Hasan Ali bowled brilliantly in this inning as well and picked 5 wickets. He also became the Player of the Match for his outstanding performance in the game with the ball.
Apart from Hasan Ali’s bowling brilliance, Nauman Ali picked 2 wickets while Faheem Ashraf picked 1 wicket. Pakistan looked strong throughout the game and convincingly registered a victory. They must be looking forward to winning the next game as well. Zimbabwe lacked experienced bowlers, as well as their batsmen, failed to show some intent.
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Weather Report:
The ambient temperature will be around 20-degree Celsius during the game hours. The precipitation chances are low on all the match days. The humidity will hover between 30-40%
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Pitch Report:
A decent amount of moisture was present on the pitch on the first day and the seamers received the decent benefit. As the game progressed, the pitch became a bit dry and started favoring the spinners as well. The wicket is also ideal for batting and the batters can pile up big runs once they get settled here.
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Injury Updates and Availability News:
Sean Williams may return to the team and take the charge of captaincy for Zimbabwe.
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Probable XIs:
Zimbabwe – Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Tarisai Musakanda, Brendan Taylor (c), Milton Shumba, Roy Kaia, Regis Chakabva (wk), Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chisoro, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava
Bench – Sean Williams, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Victor Nyauchi, Tanaka Chivanga
Pakistan – Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (c), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Nauman Ali, Hasan Ali, Sajid Khan, Shaheen Afridi
Bench – Haris Rauf, Zahid Mahmood, Shahnawaz Dhani, Abdullah Shafique, Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed
ZIM vs PAK Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Babar Azam, despite failing in the first Test, holds a brilliant record against Zimbabwe and is also a consistent performer in this format for his side. He will be a safe pick for multiplier choice here.
Fawad Alam scored a brilliant century in the last game and is likely to continue his promising form in this game as well. He becomes a valuable asset in the longer formats.
Hasan Ali did a stunning job with the ball in the previous game and picked a total of 9 wickets, apart from scoring 30 runs with the bat. He can be tried as a vice-captaincy option in one of the teams.
Imran Butt scored 91 runs in the first game and is looking in positive touch with the bat, and will be eyeing to carry forward his momentum to this game as well.
Brendan Taylor didn’t impress with the bat in the previous game but still has lots of experience to his name and can be a crucial player for Zimbabwe in this game.
Blessing Muzarabani picked 4 crucial wickets in the previous game and bowled with positive intent. He is likely to carry the same intent in this game as well.
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Babar Azam, Fawad Alam
Vice-Captain – Hasan Ali, Mohammad Rizwan
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Team:
Keepers – Brendan Taylor, Mohammad Rizwan
Batsmen – Babar Azam (C), Tarisai Musakanda, Imran Butt, Abid Ali
All-rounder – Fawad Alam (VC), Roy Kaia
Bowlers – Hasan Ali, Blessing Muzarabani, Shaheen Afridi
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Team:
Keepers – Mohammad Rizwan (C), Brendan Taylor
Batsmen – Babar Azam, Milton Shumba, Imran Butt, Abid Ali
All-rounder – Fawad Alam
Bowlers – Hasan Ali (VC), Donald Tiripano, Blessing Muzarabani, Shaheen Afridi
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Expert Advice:
Sean Williams will be a must-pick if he gets into the playing XI for the second Test. Imran Butt can be tried as vice-captain in the second team.
ZIM vs PAK Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe 2nd Test Match Probable Winners:
Pakistan is expected to win this match as well as the Test series.