Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2020 – 2nd T20I

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Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2020 – 2nd T20I

2nd T20I:

Second and last meeting of the series of two T20I matches between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe is going to be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium (SBNS), Mirpur, Dhaka.

Zimbabwe Tour of Bangladesh History:


Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2020 – 1st T20


Overall, the teams met each other on 12 occasions. Zimbabwe won 4 times, whereas, Bangladesh won remaining 8 games.

When Zimbabwe visited Bangladesh, the teams played 10 matches, and the visitors won just thrice, and remaining 7 games for the host.

Victory brings points:

If the result of the meeting will go in favor of the host, then host will not going to gain any point and so, the team will stay on the same position, but lose four points in case of defeat, and, lose one position form the current one. 

On the other hand, If the result will go in favor of visiting team, then the team will gain three points, and will lose a point in case of defeat. The rank of Zimbabwean team will not be affected by any of the results.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of the Dhaka shows the weather would be pretty clear in the beginning of the match and party cloudy in later part of the match, interesting to see the toss winning team will select first bat or bowl. But, Rain would not interrupt, as the precipitation percentage would be extremely low. The temperature would be in 20s, and wind would be very low.

Toss and Pitch:

Teams prefers to field first after winning the toss 24 times. Out of 24 times, teams won 12 times  and lost same number of times. On the other hand, the teams who chose to bat first, after winning the toss, won the matches 10 times and lost 9 times. Overall, 22 times the teams, won the toss, won the matches and lost one less number of times of win.

Particularly, for Bangladesh, the team won the toss 11 times out of 24 times, but the team won only 5 times and lost 6 times.

The first batting team won the matches 22 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches one less number of times as batting first.

The lowest defended total was 129, and the highest successful chase was 194 runs on the venue.

The first inning lowest total was 72, and, and the highest total was 211 runs. And for the second inning, the lowest total was 82 (completed innings), whereas highest was 194 run.

Batting average of the first inning at the ground is 24.03 and 20.73 for the second inning.

History Between the Teams:

Both the teams faced each other on the venue just four times, and the visitors won once and faced the defeat thrice. The visiting team got a chance to play one more matches with other opponent, in which, the team lost the game.

ODI History at Venue:

The home side has below average record at the venue, and won 10 matches out of 26 encounters and lost 15 matches with one abandoned without toss.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:


The host would prefer to go with unchanged XI, unless any forced change.

Bangladesh Eleven: T. Iqbal, L. Das, S. Sarkar, M. Rahim, Mahmudullah, A. Hossain, A. Islam, M. Hasan, M. Saifuddin, S. Islam / A. amin Hossain, M. Rahman


The visitors might go with one change and include C. Tshuma in place of C. Mpofu .

Zimbabwe Eleven: T. Kamunhukamwe, B. Taylor, C. Ervine, W. Madhevere, S. Williams, S. Raza, R. Mutumbami, T. Mutombodzi, D. Tripiano, C. Tshuma / C. Mpofu, C. Mumba

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