Zimbabwe vs Pakistan T20I series 2021 – 3rd T20I

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan T20I series 2021

3rd T20I:

Third and last but deciding T20I of 3 T20I matches between Zimbabwe and Pakistan is going to be played at the Harare Sports Club, Harare on April 25th 2021.

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the sixth bilateral series between the teams, The host is still searching for the first series win. Whereas the opponent won all 5 times.

The consecutive streak for the series without a draw between the teams was 5 in a span of 7 years from 2011 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for Zimbabwe against Pakistan was 0, till date.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for Zimbabwe against Pakistan was 0, till date.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Zimbabwe was 5 from 2011 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against Zimbabwe was 5 from 2011 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Zimbabwe against Pakistan are LLLLL.

Matches:

The teams completed 16 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won once, whereas the opponent won 15 times.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Pakistan was 1 T20Is from 2021 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Pakistan was 1 T20Is from 2021 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Zimbabwe was 15 T20Is between 2008 to 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against Zimbabwe was 15 T20Is between 2008 to 2021.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe against Pakistan are WLLLL.

Zimbabwean Backyard:

Series:

When touring Zimbabwe by Pakistan, the upcoming series will be the fourth. Out of 4 series, the host is still searching for the first series win and the opponent won all 3 times.

The consecutive streak for the series without a draw between the teams in Zimbabwe was 3 in a span of 10 years from 2011 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for Zimbabwe against Pakistan in Zimbabwe was 0, till date.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for Zimbabwe against Pakistan in Zimbabwe was 0, till date.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe was 3 from 2011 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe was 3 from 2011 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Zimbabwe against Pakistan in Zimbabwe are LLL – -.

Matches:

On the soil of Zimbabwe, the teams faced each other 10 times. The home side won 1 times and lost all 9 times.

The most consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Pakistan in Zimbabwe was 1 T20Is from 2021 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Pakistan in Zimbabwe was 1 T20Is from 2021 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe was 9 T20Is between 2011 to 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe was 9 T20Is between 2011 to 2021.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe against Pakistan in Zimbabwe are WLLLL.

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan T20I series 2021 – 2nd T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the twelfth rank (Zimbabwe) and fourth rank (Pakistan) team. The host is 69 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the team will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 10 points and improve 1 rank in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 2 points with no impact in the position. 

If the host will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 1 point without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 6 points and improve 1 rank in the position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will either lose 1 (if lose by 1-0 and no change in rank) or gain 2 points with improvement of 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 3 to 6 points and improve 1 rank in the position.

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 3 points and improve 1 rank in the position.

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

The Visiting Team:

In case, the team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 1 point with no impact in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 7 points with losing 1 rank in the rankings. 

If the visiting team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 5 points without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 2 to 3 points without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 1 point but stay at the same position.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 2 points with no impact in the rankings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan are LWWWL.

The Third 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 4 points but no impact in the position, and the visitors will lose 3 points, but no impact in the rankings. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will neither gain nor lose either the points or the position, and same for the host.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Harare shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. There is no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be 2% to 24%. The temperature would be between 24 to 25 Celsius. The wind would be between 6 – 12 km/h. The wind would decrease and the temperature would fluctuate with the match progress.

Harare Sports Club, Harare

Toss and Pitch:

Teams chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened in 17 times out of 25 matches, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 5 times and lost 12 times.

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

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, won the match 5 times and lost thrice.

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

Overall, 10 times the team won the toss, won the matches and lost 15 times, as well.

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

Particularly, for Zimbabwe, the team won the toss 12 times in 22 games, and the team won just once and lost 11 times.

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

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

The home side didn’t win the match, while chasing the target.

The first batting team won the matches 17 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 8 times.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 118 runs in 2021 (in the recent game), and the highest successful chase 184 runs in 2018.

The first inning lowest total was 99 runs in 2016 and the highest total was 229 runs in 2018. For the second inning, the lowest total was 99 in 2021 (in the recent game) and the highest total was 187 runs in 2018.

The batting average of the first innings is 26.48 and 22.05 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

The teams faced each other 10 times at the venue. The home side won once and the opposition won 9 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe against Pakistan at the venue are WLLLL.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The Home team has an extremely poor record, as the team won just thrice and lost 19 times out of 21 games. The opponent has an excellent record, as the team won 11 times and lost just twice out of 13 outings.

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

The biggest consecutive winning streak for the home side was just 1 game from 2015 to 2015, from 2016 to 2016 and from 2021 to present.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue are LWWWW.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan was 7 games from 2011 to 2018.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Zimbabwe:

The home side would go with the winning combination.

Zimbabwe Eleven: T. Kamunhukamwe, B.Taylor, T. Marumani, W. Madhevere, R. Chakabva, T. Musakanda,  R. Burl, L. Jongwe, W. Masakadza, B. Muzarabani, R. Ngarava

Pakistan:

The visiting team would go S. Khan in place of D. Aziz and may include front line bowler like H. Ali and S. Afridi in place of A. Iqbal and H. Rauf.

Pakistan Eleven: B. Azam, M. Rizwan, F. Zaman, S. Khan, M. Hafees, A. Ali, F. Ashraf, H. Ali, M. Hasnain, S. Afridi, U. Qadir

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.