ZIM vs IND Dream11 prediction 1st ODI Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy cricket tips for Dream11 team for Today’s match

Updated on: Aug 18, 2022 12:01 pm IST

  • ZIM vs IND Dream11

    ZIM vs IND Dream11 Prediction: India‘s final assignment before the elusive Asia Cup late this month is against the minnows Zimbabwe. ZIM vs IND 2022 for a 3 match ODI series starting from August 18 at the Harare Sports Club in Harare.

    Harare will be hosting all the three ODIs of this series and India would be the favorites despite being the visitors. Zimbabwe are coming off a brilliant 2-1 series win in the recently concluded 3 match ODI series against Bangladesh, but still they won’t be starting as the favorites. How the two teams will form their eleven in the first game? Let’s check out.

    ZIM vs IND Dream11 prediction for Today match

    1st ODI, ZIM vs IND

    18 August, 12:45 PM IST

    Harare Sports Club, Harare

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    Last result at the venue: Bangladesh (256/9) defeated Zimbabwe (151/10) by 105 runs.

    ZIM vs IND Pitch Report

    The wicket at the Harare Sports Club has been tricky to bat as it gets drier and the ball tends to come slow onto the bat. Something similar is expected with bright sunshine the surface might tend to get even more dry.

    Form guide

    ZIM- LLWWL

    IND- LWWWW

    Zimbabwe Playing 11

    • Regular skipper Craig Ervine is still unavailable for this series and Regis Chakabva will continue to lead the side.
    • Tadiwanashe Marumani and skipper Regis Chakava are expected to open the innings for the hosts.
    • Innocent Kaia, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, and Ryan Burl will form the middle-order for the side.
    • The likes of Donald Tiripano, Richard Ngarava, and Victor Nayauchi will be the key figures in the bowling unit.
    1. Tadiwanashe Marumani
    2. Regis Chakabva
    3. Innocent Kaia
    4. Wessley Madhevere
    5. Sikandar Raza
    6. Ryan Burl/Takudzwanashe Kaitano
    7. Tony Munyonga/Brad Evans
    8. Luke Jongwe
    9. Victor Nayauchi
    10. Donald Tiripano
    11. Richard Ngarava

    Sikandar Raza stats in ODI

    All-rounder Sikandar Raza is perhaps in the form of his life. He has been doing really good in white ball cricket and scoring runs at will.

    Innings in ODIs Runs Average Last 5 performances
    112 3483 37.05 40, 38, 135*, 117*, 0

    Innocent Kaia stats in ODI

    The swash buckling opening batsman has terrific records against Afghanistan in this format of the game.

    Innings in ODIs Runs Batting Average Last 5 ODI innings
    6 245 40.83 12, 6, 54, 12, 2

    India Playing 11

    • KL Rahul will be captaining the side and will open the innings along side Shikhar Dhawan.
    • Washington Sundar will be missing the series due to injury. Shahbaz Ahmed has been named as his replacement.
    • Shubman Gill will be batting at no 3.
    • One between Ishan Kishan or Rahul Tripathi will bat at no 4, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, and Axar Patel will form the rest of the batting order.
    • Prasidh Krishna and Mohammed Siraj will be the key picks among the seamers and Kuldeep Yadav will accompany Axar Patel in the spin department.
    1. Shikhar Dhawan
    2. KL Rahul
    3. Shubman Gil
    4. Ishan Kishan/Rahul Tripathi
    5. Sanju Samson
    6. Deepak Hooda
    7. Axar Patel
    8. Kuldeep Yadav
    9. Deepak Chahar/Prasidh Krishna
    10. Shardul Thakur
    11. Mohammed Siraj

    Shikhar Dhawan stats in ODIs

    The left hand opener is only playing ODI cricket nowadays and has been doing pretty well. He was the second highest run scored in the recently concluded ODI series against West Indies.

    Innings Runs Average vs Zimbabwe
    152 6493 45.40 213 runs in 5 innings

    Axar Patel stats in ODIs

    The all-rounder has excelled in recent times in white ball cricket and has been doing well. He will be  a crucial pick in the batting order at no 7 and will be more than handy with his left arm deliveries.

    Matches Runs Best Wickets
    41 266 64* 47

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    Who will win Zimbabwe vs India Today Match?

    1. India have emerged victorious on all the last 5 occasions against Zimbabwe.
    2. India will enter as the firm favorites despite not having their full-strength squad.

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    ZIM vs IND Dream11 team prediction

    Wicket-Keepers: Regis Chakabva

    Batsmen: Ibrahim Kaia, KL Rahul, Ryan Burl, Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill

    All-rounder- Axar Patel, Sikandar Raza

    Bowlers: Mohammad Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Victor Nayauchi

    ZIM vs IND Dream11 prediction captain & Vice captain choices

    For small league, head-to-head contests– Sikandar Raza, KL Rahul

    For grand leagues– Innocent Kaia, Mohammad Siraj, Shikhar Dhawan

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