India vs Zimbabwe (Image Credits: Twitter)

India and Zimbabwe face off each other in match 42 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Melbourne on November 6. This is the last Super 12 game before the semis. In many ways, this is a must-win game for both teams to make it to the semis. 

India have to win this game against Zimbabwe because if Pakistan and Netherlands manage to win theirs and India does not, those two teams will make it to the semis based on points and NRR. A win for India takes them to 8 points and they will be certain to go through to the semis then. 

India Cricket Team
(Photo by SURJEET YADAV/AFP via Getty Images)

Zimbabwe won their match against Pakistan and shared points against South Africa. They lost to Bangladesh and Netherlands. They are on three points and can go up to five if they manage to beat India and say in contention. They will require Pakistan and South Africa to lose their respective games for them to stay in contention. 

India vs Zimbabwe Cricket Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between IND vs ZIM ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12, Group 2, Match 42

India vs Zimbabwe Head To Head In T20Is

India vs Zimbabwe, IND vs ZIM
India vs Zimbabwe (Credits: Getty)

Matches Played – 7

IND Won- 5

ZIM Won – 2

Recent Venue Records (Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne)

Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne Cricket Ground. Pic Credits: Twitter.

STATS – T20

Total matches 20

Matches won batting first 8

Matches won bowling first 11

Average 1st Inns scores 141

Average 2nd Inns scores 128

Highest total recorded 184/4 (20 Ov) by AUSW vs INDW

Lowest total recorded 74/10 (17.3 Ov) by IND vs AUS

Highest score chased 172/5 (20 Ov) by SL vs AUS

Lowest score defended 127/10 (18.4 Ov) by AUS vs PAK

Who Will Score Most Runs For India: Virat Kohli / Suryakumar Yadav

Who Will Take Most Wickets For India: Arshdeep Singh / Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Who Will Score Most Runs For Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza / Craig Ervine

Who Will Take Most Wickets For Zimbabwe: Blessing Musarbabni / Brad Evans

India vs Zimbabwe Cricket Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between IND vs ZIM ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12, Group 2, Match 42

India have had the wood over Zimbabwe in T20Is winning five out of the seven matches played. They are the more well-rounded team on paper as well and have an advantage heading into the contest. India to win the match.

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Anshuman Roy

A Hardcore Cricket Enthusiast Having Previously Worked With Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint, Cricfit and Now With Cricket Addictor.