SA vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for T20 World Cup 2022 South Africa vs Zimbabwe Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Oct 24, 2022 12:35 pm IST

  • South Africa vs Zimbabwe Dream11

    SA vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction: South Africa are set to take on Zimbabwe in their opening fixture of the T20 World Cup. South Africa come after a decent run in the series against India. They appear to be a settled squad and thus, are one of the dark horses in the tournament.On the contrary, Zimbabwe are not the strongest of teams in the tournament but would like to be the party spoilers for some big teams.They come after a good run in the group stage where they won two out of their three matches. Sikandar Raza has been the standout performer for the Zimbabweans.

    SA vs ZIM Dream11 Team Prediction for Today Match

    South Africa Vs Zimbabwe , Match 18 of T20 World Cup.
    24 October, 1: 30 PM IST
    Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

    Where to watch SA vs ZIM  Live?

    Watch SA vs ZIM Live on Star Sports Network. Online streaming will be available on the Disney + Hotstar app.

    South Africa vs Zimbabwe Pitch Report

    The conditions at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart are well suited for batters. The ball comes on to the bat and the batters enjoy themselves on a steady paced wicket. However, there is something for the bowlers to exploit as well. The good thing about the surface has been its truthfulness to results. There have been six games played in the world cup and its has been a tie in the number of results won by team batting first and second . The par score is expected to be somewhere around 160-170 runs.

    Last result at the venue

    Ireland (150/1 in 17.3 overs) beat West Indies(146/5 in 20 overs) by 9 wickets.
    Zimbabwe(133/5 in 18.3 overs) beat Scotland(132/6 in 20 overs) by 5 wickets.

    Form Guide

    South Africa :  W W L L W

    Zimbabwe –  L L W W W

    Related: Indian Batsmen with Most Sixes in International Cricket

    SA  Playing 11

    • South African top order is a concern as their captain Temba Bavuma is yet to find form.
    • Keshav Maharaj and Wayne Parnell are expected to be the two all rounders.
    • The pace attack will be led by Kagiso Rabada alongside Anrich Nortje.

    1. Temba Bavuma(C)
    2. Quinton de Kock(wk)
    3. Rilee Rossouw
    4. Aiden Markram
    5. David Miller
    6. Tristan Stubbs
    7. Wayne Parnell
    8. Keshav Maharaj
    9. Kagiso Rabada
    10.Anrich Nortje
    11.Tabraiz Shamsi / Lungi Ngidi

    Quinton De Kock Stats in T20I

    The South African wicket keeper batter has showed his skill and talent over the years. He got back to form in the recently concluded series against India and would look to keep the momentum going

    Matches Runs Strike Rate Average Recent Form
    72 2032 134.12 32.25 7(8), 7(10), 1(4),69*(48) , 68(43)

    Keshav Maharaj Stats in T20I

    Keshav Maharaj is one of the most underrated names in the South African team. His ability to bowl at any stage of the game is something which is an asset for a spinner. He can also contribute with the bat in the lower order.

    Matches Wickets Economy Strike Rate Average
    21 19 7.18 22.68 27.16

    ZIM Playing 11

    • Zimbabwe would be upbeat after the last performance against Scotland.
    • They are likely to play the same team from the last game so that they do not break the winning combination.

    1. Regis Chakabva(wk)
    2. Craig Ervine(C)
    3. Wesley Madhevere
    4. Sikandar Raza
    5. Sean Williams
    6. Milton Shumba
    7. Ryan Burl
    8. Luke Jongwe
    9. Richard Ngarva
    10. Blessing Muzarabani
    11. Tendai Chatara

    Sikandar Raza T20I Stats

    Sikandar Raza is on a role in this tournament.. He has scored 136 runs in three matches with a strike rate of 173.41 and has bagged five wickets.

     Matches Runs Average Wickets Economy
    61 1176 21.38 33 7.17

    Ryan Burl T20I Stats

    Ryan Burl is a useful all rounder and his utility in the Zimbabwe team is a must. He can play that role of a finisher for Zimbabwe and at the same time chip in with some overs to get his team out of trouble.

    Matches Runs Average Wickets Economy
    50 755 25.17 32 7.28

    Related: Indian Batsmen with Most Runs in T20 Internationals

    Who will win South Africa vs Zimbabwe today match?

    • Zimbabwe would be high on confidence with their recent victories in the group stage.
    • Both the teams have won 3 out of their last 5 games.
    • South Africa have faced Zimbabwe five times in T20I and the South Africans have got the better of their opponents in all  the five games.
    • South Africa look stronger on paper as compared to Ireland, but yeah, be ready for upsets.

    Considering form, head to head record and morale of both sides, South Africa are favourites to win as per our South Africa vs Zimbabwe  today match prediction.

    SA vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction

    Wicket-keeper: Quinton De Kock 

    Batters: Rilie Rossouw, David Miller, Ryan Burl.

    All-rounder: Wayne Parnell, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Aiden Markram.

    Bowlers: Tendai Chatara, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje.

    Related: Indian Bowlers With most wickets in T20 Internationals

    SA vs ZIM Dream11 Captain and Vice Captain

    For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Quinton de Kock, Sikandar Raza.

    For Grand League: David Miller, Kagiso Rabada

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