Pakistan vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2020
Third and final meeting of the series of three T20I matches between Pakistan and Zimbabwe is going to be played at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi on November 10th 2020.
Zimbabwe Tour of Pakistan History:
The teams completed 13 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. Out of them, the host won all 13 games and never lost. Last 5 match results of Pakistan against Zimbabwe are WWWWW.
On the soil of Pakistan, the teams faced each other only 4 times. The visiting team is waiting for the first victory. Last 5 match results of Pakistan against Zimbabwe are WWWW-.
Points and Rankings:
The series is the comparison between the Fourth rank team (Pakistan) and eleventh rank team (Zimbabwe) team. The host is way ahead (71 points) ahead of the visitors.
The result of the last match will impact the team’s position, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the team will remain with the same points and same for visitors, but the visitors will lose one position, while the home team will be unchanged in the position. On the other hand, in case of reverse result, the visitors will gain four points and the host will lose three points with no position changes for either team.
Last five match results for Pakistan are WWWLN.
Last five match results for Pakistan are LLLLW.
Weather forecast for Rawalpindi shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be between 18-27 Celsius. The wind would be between 6 to 9 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind would fluctuate and temperature would decrease with the match progress.
Toss and Pitch:
Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened once in two encounter. The selection didn’t favor the team, and the teams lost the game. on the other hand, the team chose to field first once as well, and the team won the match.
Overall, the teams won the toss, won once and lost once, as well.
Particularly, for Pakistan, the team won the toss once times out of two games, and the teams won the game.
The first batting team never won the match. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match twice.
The lowest defended total was not set ,yet. And the highest successful chase was 157.
The first inning lowest total was 134, and the highest total was 156 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 137 runs, whereas highest was 157 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 22.30 and 49.00 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams faced each other at the venue twice. Pakistan won both the games. Last 5 match results of Pakistan against Zimbabwe at the venue are WW – – -.
Teams’ History at Venue:
The home side has a pretty good record at the venue, and won twice in two matches and never lost, yet. The visiting team is still searching the first victory at the venue. Last 5 match results of Pakistan at the venue are WW – – -. Last 5 match results of Zimbabwe at the venue are LL – – -.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
The home side would try the remaining players.
Pakistan Eleven: F. Zaman, B. Azam, H. Ali, A. Shafique / M. Hafeez, R. Nazir / M. Rizwan, K. Shah, I. Wasim / F. Ashraf, W. Riaz, M. Hasnain, M. Musa / U. Qadir, H. Rauf
The visitors may include C. Ervine in place of R. Burl..
Zimbabwe Eleven: C. Chibhabha, B. Taylor, C. Ervine, S. Williams, W. Madhevere, S. Raza, E. Chigumbura, C. Mumba, R. Ngarava, B. Muzarabani, T. Chisoro
*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: N means No Result match in “last five match results”.