Harare, 17th March, Sunday at 01:00 PM IST
After both the last fixtures got abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain, the third-place playoff of Zimbabwe’s Domestic T20 will be played between Mashonaland Eagles and Mid West Rhinos. Both the sides are placed at the bottom two spots in the ladder and would be desperate to secure a win to clinch the third place. The match will begin at 01:00 PM IST tomorrow noon.
Both the sides first met in the 7th fixture in which Eagles clinched 6 wickets win Rhinos after successfully chasing 159 runs target. Mashonaland Eagles won the toss and elected to field first. Coming to bat first, Mid West Rhinos managed 158/4 in the allotted overs, courtesy PS Masvaure (53 of 57) and RP Burl (77* of 48).
In reply, Eagles run-chase was powered by C Zhuwao’s 73 of 46 deliveries at the top. Eagles chased down the target in 17.3 overs with six wickets in hand.
On the other side, table-toppers Matabeleland Tuskers and Mountaineers will be seen locking horns for the final clash scheduled tomorrow evening at the same venue. With 16 points, Matabeleland Tuskers are sitting at the top spot while Mountaineers have grabbed the second spot with 13 points respectively.
Mashonaland Eagles – NR, NR, W, W, L, L
Mid West Rhinos- NR, L, L, L, W, W
MWR Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – P Moor
Batsmen – Vusi Sibanda, Solomon Mire, PS Masvaure, RP Burl
All-rounder – Tendai Chisoro, A Moor, N Madziva
Bowlers – CT Mumba, Brendon Mavuta, Kyle Jarvis
ME Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – R Chakabva
Batsmen – Elton Chigumbura, B Mudzinganyama, T Muskanada, C Zhuwawo
All-rounder – T Garwe, P Mambo
Bowlers – F Akram, R Ngarva, R Magarira, D Jakiel
Mashonaland Eagles squad:
T Musakanda, F Akram, D Jakiel, CT Mutombodzi (c), TN Garwe, TS Kamunhukamwe, E Chigumbura, C Chakabva, PT Mambo, C Zhuwao, R Ngarava, R Magarira, BS Mudzinganyama, R Mutumbami, P Mambo
Mid West Rhinos squad:
CT Mumba, N Madziva, V Sibanda, AJ Moor, B Mavuta, MT Chinouya, RP Burl, SF Mire, PJ Moor, TS Chisoro, PS Masvaure, KM Jarvis
Fantasy picks from Eagles
With 171 runs in 4 innings, C Zhuwao is the top run-getter for the side
B Mudzinganyama and R Mutumbami are other two crucial contributors with the bat
With 6 scalps, T Garwe is the leading wicket-taker for the side
R Ngarava and D Jakiel share four wickets each
Fantasy picks from Rhinos
S Mire is the leading run scorer for the side with 187 runs in 5 innings
R Burl – 159 runs, P Moor – 101 runs & P Masvaure – 128 runs are the other key batters in the side
T Chisoro is the leading wicket-taker with 5 scalps
K Jarvis, S Mire and M Chinouya share 4 wickets each
Note: This ME vs MWR Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis ME vs MWR team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the ME vs MWR Dream11 Prediction.