Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe ODI series 2020 – 3rd ODI
Third and last ODI of the series of three ODI matches between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe is going to be played at the same venue, SICS, Sylhet.
Zimbabwe Tour of Bangladesh History:
The teams completed 74 meetings in long limited over format and the host won 46 times and the visitors won 28 times.
On the soil of Bangladesh, the teams faced each other 42 times. out of them, the Bangladesh team won 32 times, and Zimbabwean team won just 10 times.
Victory brings points:
The series is the comparison between the seventh rank (Bangladesh) and twelfth rank (Zimbabwe) team. The host is way ahead of the visitors in point table.
In case of the last ODI result will go in favor of the home side, the home side will stay on the same points, and same for the visitors as well. And, in case of the result will go in favor of visitors, then the team will gain three points and the host will lose two. The result of the last meeting will not affect the position of any of the teams.
Weather forecast of the Sylhet shows the isolated thunder storm in the morning, but the match is going to start in afternoon, so very less chance of storm would hit the match. But the weather would be cloudy throughout the match. Though, the precipitation percentage would be decreased progressively, so the expectation of rain would interrupt the match would be very less. The temperature would be normal and in twenties. The wind would be pretty low as well.
Toss and Pitch:
The ground is going to witness just a third match and teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss twice and once for choosing fielding after winning the toss. All the times teams won the match after winning the toss.
Particularly, for Bangladesh, the team won the toss as many time as the team played the matches at the venue.
The first batting team won the matches twice, and once for the team, who batted second.
The lowest defended total was 322, and the highest successful chase was 199 runs on the venue.
The first inning lowest total was 198, and the highest total was 322 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 152, whereas the highest was 318 run.
The average first innings total at the venue is 280, and for the second innings is 224.
The batting average of the first innings is 36.56 and 33.60 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams:
Both the teams faced each other on the venue, just twice in the recent encounters, in ongoing series. The visitors are still looking for the first ever win.
ODI History at Venue:
The home side has an excellent record at the venue, and undefeated at the ground, yet.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
The home side would go couple of changes to give chance to the bench strength. M. Naim would get place in place of L. Das to get rest and same for the A. Hossain in place of M. Hasan.
Bangladesh Eleven: M. Naim, T. Iqbal, N. Hossain Shanto, M. Rahim, Mahmudullah, M. Mithun, A. Hossain, M. Mortaza, S. Islam, T. Islam / M. Saifuddin, A. Amin Hossain
The visitors would prefer to have couple of changes to include C. Ervine and C. Mpofu.
Zimbabwe Eleven: T. Kamunhukamwe, C. Chibhabha, C. Ervine, B. Taylor, W. Madhevere, S. Raza, S. Williams, C. Mutombodzi, D. Tiripano, C. Mumba, C. Mpofu