Scotland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021 – 1st T20I

Scotland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021

1st T20I:

First T20I of the series of 3 T20I matches between Scotland and Zimbabwe is going to be played at Grange Cricket Club Ground, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh on September 15th 2021. This is going to be the first T20I series between the teams.

Scotland vs Zimbabwe History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the first bilateral series between the teams.

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

Matches:

The teams completed just 1 meeting in the shortest format of cricket, till date, which was part of T20WC 2016. The host is searching for the first win, whereas the opponent won the only played outing.

The most consecutive winning streak for Scotland against Zimbabwe was 0 T20I, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for Scotland against Zimbabwe was 0 T20I, till date.

The most consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Scotland was 1 T20I in 2016.

The longest unbeaten streak for Zimbabwe against Scotland was 1 T20I in 2016.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Scotland against Zimbabwe are L – – – -.

Scottish Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the first bilateral series between the teams.

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

Matches:

On the soil of Scotland, the teams never faced each other, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Scotland against Zimbabwe in Scotland are – – – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the fourteenth rank (Scotland) and eleventh rank (Zimbabwe) teams. The host is just 5 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team: 

Last 5 (completed) match results of Scotland are WWLWL.

The Visiting Team:

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

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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 both the team will earn 5 points and come to twelfth position, whereas the opponent will lose 2 points and come to thirteenth position. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will 2 points without impact in the rankings, and the host will lose 4 points while losing a (1) rank in the position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Edinburgh shows the weather would be mostly cloudy till the interval of the game and then it would be cloudy till end of the match. There is almost no chance of rain throughout the game, as the precipitation percentage would be between 2% to 3%. The temperature would be between 16 to 18 Celsius. The wind would be between 6 – 8 km/h. The wind and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Grange Cricket Club Ground, Raeburn, Edinburgh

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to bat first after winning the toss 5 times in 8 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 4 times and lost once. 2 matches were cancelled.

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

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to field first, won twice and lost once.

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

Overall, 6 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 2 times.

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

Particularly, for Scotland, the team won the toss just once in 6 times and the team won the game.

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

Last 5 (completed) match results of Scotland at the venue, while losing the toss, are LLLL -.

The home team never won the match after losing the toss and never lost the match after winning the toss.

The first batting team won the match 5 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 3 times.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 162 runs in 2015, and the highest successful chase was 165 runs in 2015.

The first inning lowest total was 109 runs (completed innings) in 2015 and the highest total was 210 runs in 2015. For the second inning, the lowest total was 82 runs in 2018 and the highest was 173 runs in 2015.

The batting average of the first innings is 25.98 and 21.21 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The teams will have the first encounter against each other at the venue.

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has horrendous record at the venue, as the team won just once and lost 4 times. The visiting team will play the first encounter at the venue.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Scotland at the venue are LLLLW.

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Scotland:

The home side would go with 3 pacers and a spinner combination, as the team has an all-rounder with spin.

Scotland Eleven: G. Munsey, K. Coetzer, O. Hairs, R. Berrington, C. MacLeod, M. Cross, M. Leask, S. Sharif, M. Watt, A. Evans, C. Sole

Zimbabwe:

The visiting team would like to go with 3 pacers and a spinner combination, as the team has an all-rounder with spin.

Zimbabwe Eleven: W. Madhevere, T. Marumani, R. Chakabva, C. Ervine, S. Williams, M. Shumba, R. Burl, L. Jongwe, W. Masakadza, T. Chatara, R. Ngarava

*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.