Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2020-21 – 1st T20I

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2020-21

Venue:

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi is the home ground for the Afghanistan for the series. The home side is Afghanistan and visiting team is Zimbabwe for the series. The teams played first ever T20I series against each other, which contains more than 2 matches.

1st T20I:

First T20I of 3 T20I matches between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on March 17th 2021.

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be just fourth bilateral series between the teams, The home side won all 3 series. Whereas the opponent is still searching for the first series victory.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe was 3 from 2015-16 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe was 3 from 2015-16 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan was 0 till date.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan was 0 till date.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Afghanistan against Zimbabwe are WWW – -.

Matches:

The teams completed 9 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 8 times, whereas the opponent won just once.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe was 8 T20Is between 2015 to 2019.

The longest streak of undefeated for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe was 8 T20Is from 2015 to 2019.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan was 1 T20I from 2019 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan was 1 T20I from 2019 to present.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan against Zimbabwe are LWWWW.

Afghanistan Home Venue:

Series:

When touring Afghanistan home ground by the Zimbabwe, the upcoming series will be the third. Out of 2 series, the host won twice and opponent never won, yet.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in Afghanistan (UAE) was 2 from 2015-16 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in Afghanistan (UAE) was 2 from 2015-16 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan in Afghanistan (UAE) was 0 till date.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan in Afghanistan (UAE) was 0 till date.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in Afghanistan are WW – – -.

Matches:

In the home of Afghanistan (UAE), the teams faced each other 4 times. The home side won all 4 games, whereas, the visiting team is still searching for the first win.

The most consecutive winning streak for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in Afghanistan (UAE) was 4 T20Is from 2016 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in Afghanistan (UAE) was 4 T20Is from 2016 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan in Afghanistan (UAE) was 0 till date.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan in Afghanistan (UAE) was 0 till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in Afghanistan (UAE) are WWWW -.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the ninth rank (Afghanistan) and twelfth rank (Zimbabwe) team. The host is 38 points ahead of the visitors.

The Home Team:

If the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 2 points with improvement 2 ranks in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 12 points with losing 1 rank in the position. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 9 points with losing 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 points with gaining1 rank in the position. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 7 to 8 points with losing 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will lose 3 points with losing 1 rank in the position. 

Drawing the series will lose 3 to 4 points with losing 1 rank in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan are LWWWW.

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The Visiting Team:

If the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 10 points with improvement of 1 rank in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 2 points without impacting in the rankings. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose just a point (1 point) without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 7 points with gaining 1 rank in the position. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will gain 2 to 3 points with gaining 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will gain 8 points with gaining 1 rank in the position. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 3 points with gaining 1 rank in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe are LLLLL.

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The First Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the team will gain 1 point with gaining 1 rank in the position, and the visitors will lose 1 point, but no impact in the rankings. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 4 points with gaining 1 rank in the position, and the host will lose 5 points with losing 1 rank in the position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly sunny to sunny and clear throughout the match. There is almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be from 0% to 1%. The temperature would be between 27 to 31 Celsius. The wind would be between 17 – 22 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease as the match progress.

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened in 24 times out of 45 matches, and the selection favored the teams, as the team won 13 times and lost 11 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLWWW.

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, won the match 9 times and lost 12 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLWWW.

Overall, 22 times the team won the toss, won the matches and lost 23 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLLLW.

Particularly, for Afghanistan, the team won the toss twice in 7 games, and the team won just once and lost once, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue, while winning the toss, are WL – – -.

The home side never win the match, while putting the target, after winning the toss.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue, while losing the toss, are WWWLW.

The home side never lost the match, while chasing, after losing the toss.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 25 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWLLW.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 129 runs in 2012, and the highest successful chase 163 runs in 2015.

The first inning lowest total was 66 runs in 2019 and the highest total was 225 runs in 2013. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings) in 2018 and the highest total was 166 runs in 2013.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

The teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan against Zimbabwe at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The Home team has a very good record, as the team won 5 times and lost twice out of 7 games. The opponent will play the first outing.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue are WWWWL.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe at the venue are – – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Afghanistan

The home side would go with 2 pacers and 2 spinners, as the team has an all rounder of spin.

Afghanistan Eleven: R. Gurbaz, U. Ghani, K. Janat, A. Afghan, M. Nabi, N. Zadran, A. Zazai, R. Khan, N. ul Haq, A. Hamza, F. Ahmed 

Zimbabwe:

The visiting team would go with two pacers and a spinner combination, as the team has a couple all-rounders and a couple of part timers, as well.

Zimbabwe Eleven: P. Masvaure, T. Kamunhukamwe, W. Madhevere, S. Williams, S. Raza, R. Burl, M. Shumba, R. Chakabva, D. Tiripano, W. Masakadza, B. Muzarabani

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.