Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh: Zimbabwe will be taking on Sri Lanka for the 3rd and final ODI of the series, as they look to play for pride. Bangladesh with a 2-0 unassailable lead, on the other hand, will be keen on whitewashing the hosts. The second ODI, however, was an tense affair, as it went right down to the final over for Bangladesh to get the win. Batting first Zimbabwe posted a total of 240/9 from 50 overs. The visitors ended up chasing down that target, courtesy a valiant 96 from star man Shakib Al Hasan. The African nation will not be too disappointed with their recent display and could take plenty of heart for the final match that lies ahead. Here are a few key players from both camps who can have a major influence in the 3rd ODI.
Shakib Al Hasan
The premium all-rounder has been effective with both bat and ball in the series so far. In the first ODI Shakib Al Hasan picked up five wickets, which was followed up by a terrific knock of 96 runs in the second match. Regarded as one of the top all-rounders of the world, it is an absolute must to have Shakib Al Hasan in the Fantasy Team.
Shakib Al Hasan in ODIs
Brendan Taylor has been one of the most valued members of Zimbabwe Cricket over the course of time and does have it in him to deliver here. The Zimbabwe captain has scored 6600 runs from 201 appearances at an average of 35.7. Taylor did look good in the previous ODI as well, as he ended up scoring 46 runs.
Brendan Taylor in ODIs
The young left-arm-fast bowler has started off his ODI career in an ideal manner for Bangladesh. Shoriful Aslam was one of the standouts with the ball in hand in the last game, as he picked up four wickets for 46 runs from his 10 overs. He now has five wickets in the series so far, and seven wickets in totality from four ODIs.
Shoriful Islam in ODIs
Best Figures: 4/46
Sikandar Raza has also been one of the mainstays for Zimbabwe with both bat and ball. Raza has scored 2886 runs from 104 ODIs with an average of 34. Other than that, he has also managed to pick 62 wickets through his finger spin for Zimbabwe.
Tamim Iqbal might have not done too well in the last two games, but has proven time after time how lethal he can get if he settles in. The specialist opening batsman has featured in 218 ODIs, scoring 7554 runs, while, having 51 fifties and 13 hundreds to his name.
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