PAK vs ZIM: Zimbabwe's Predicted Playing XI Against Pakistan – ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12, Group 2, Match 24

Published - 27 Oct 2022, 05:41 PM

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Zimbabwe take on Pakistan in match 24 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Perth on October 27. It is the third match of the day with South Africa playing Bangladesh first in Sydney followed by India taking on the Netherlands also in Sydney. The PAK vs ZIM match starts at 4.30 pm IST which is 7 pm local time.

Pakistan and Zimbabwe have played 17 T20Is against each other with the Men in Green winning 16 games while the African nation just one. This game is an opportunity for The Men in Green to boost their net run-rate after their loss against Zimbabwe.

Rain has the final say as South Africa, Zimbabwe share points
Rain has the final say as South Africa, and Zimbabwe share points (PC-Getty Images)

Rain saved Zimbabwe from losing the game against South Africa from a precarious position. Tactically they are yet to lose a game in the Super 12s but had there been a full game, they would have lost the contest. The African nation needs to play its best cricket against a side that has had the wood over them in T20Is. 

In the rain-curtailed game, Zimbabwe scored only 79 in their 9 overs. Their batters have to put up a much better performance against Pakistan and need to back their bowlers. In this article, we take a look at their probable playing XI against the Men in Green. 

PAK vs ZIM: Zimbabwe’s Predicted Playing XI Against Pakistan – ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12, Group 2, Match 24

Regis Chakabva (WK)

Regis Chakabva
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Chakabva is among the senior batters on the side. He missed out against South Africa and should score runs against Pakistan. 

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Craig Ervine (C)

Craig Ervine
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Ervine also missed out against South Arica and needs to play at his best against Pakistan to give his team a chance of winning the game. 

Sean Williams

Sean Williams (Image Credits: Twitter)

Williams slots in at number three. He is another senior batter on the side. Like the openers, he needs to score runs as well.

Sikandar Raza

Sikandar Raza
Sikandar Raza (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Raza is the most in-form batter for his team at the moment. Apart from his batting skills, he is a handy off-spinner a swell. He will be the most important batter in the game against Pakistan. 

Wesley Madhevere

Wesley Madhevere
Zimbabwe’s Wesley Madhevere (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)

Madhevere top-scored for his side in the game against South Africa scoring an unbeaten 35. He will need to make another contribution. 

Milton Shumba

Milton Shumba
Milton Shumba (Image Credits: Twitter)

Shumba scored an impressive 18 in the shortened game. He would like to contribute in a big way to the match against Pakistan.

Ryan Burl

Ryan Burl
Ryan Burl [Image-Getty]
Burl slots in at seven and lengthen the Zimbabwean batting lineup. He did not get to bat against South Africa and would like to make an impact against Pakistan.

Luke Jongwe 

Luke Jongwe
Luke Jongwe. Image-Twitter

Jongwe will be one of the four pacers in the lineup. He did not get his opportunity with the ball in the shortened game. 

Tendai Chatara

Tendai Chatara
Tendai Chatara (Credits: Twitter)

Chatara went for 23 off his one over against South Africa as Quinton de Kock took him to the cleaners.

Richard Ngarava

Richard Ngarava, Credits: Twitter

Ngarava went for 17 off just one over against South Africa. He would like to make an impact with the ball against Pakistan. 

Blessing Muzarabani

Blessing Muzarabani
Blessing Muzarabani. Image: Twitter

Muzarbani will round up likely Zimbabwe playing XI in the game against Pakistan. He will be the fourth seamer in the lineup. 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Luke Jongwe Milton Shumba Pakistan national cricket team Regis Chakabva Richard Ngarava Ryan Burl Sean Williams Sikandar Raza Tendai Chatara Wesley Madhevere Zimbabwe National Cricket Team