ZIM vs WI Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for 1st Test Zimbabwe vs West Indies Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Feb 3, 2023 10:42 am IST

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ZIM vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Zimbabwe invite West Indies for a two-test match series at home. Both games will be played at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe had lost their last one off test versus Bangladesh. Since then, they have had a strong showing in ODIs and T20Is. They will fance their chances at home to West Indies who were swept aside by Australia in their last assignment.

ZIM vs WI Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Zimbabwe vs West Indies, 1st Test

04-08 February, 01:30 PM IST

Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

Where to Watch ZIM vs WI 1st Test?

You can watch all the red ball action between Zimbabwe and West Indies Live only on Star Sports Network and Disney + Hotstar.

Queens Sports Club Pitch Report

Surrounded by trees and grassy banks, Bulawayo’s Queens Sports Club will be hosting a test match after five years. Historically, the pitch has even bounce and the batters will rule in the first two innings. There will be some assistance for the pacers while the spinners will come into play as the pitch slows down in the final two innings.

Team Form Guide:

ZIM (recent last): L L L L L
WI (recent last): W W W L L

ZIM playing 11

1. Milton Shumba
2. Tanunurwa Makoni
3. Gary Ballance
4. Craig Ervine
5. Innocent Kaia
6. Tafadzwa Tsiga
7. Chamunorwa Chibhaba
8. Wellington Masakadza
9. Donald Tiripano
10. Victor Nyauchi
11. Richard Ngarva

  • Experienced campaigner Craig Ervine will be leading the side.
  • Openers Milton Shumba and Tanunurwa Makoni are their most important batters while Gary Ballance has a rich experience in this format.
  • Donald Tiripano and Richard Ngarva are their main quick bowlers while Wellington Masakadza will be heading the pace department.

Here are the best fantasy cricket picks for the match from Zimbabwe:

Craig Ervine Stats in Tests

Ervine holds the key for his side and he has three test hundreds to his name.

Innings Runs Average Strike Rate Recent Form in Tests
36 1208 35.5 49.2 12, 7, 107, 43

Donald Tiripano Stats in Tests

Tiripano is Zimbabwe’s main bowler and countless times he has chipped with the bat as well.


innings Wickets Economy Rate Average Last 3 Tests
24 26 2.86 47.6 3/89, 1/83, 2/58

WI playing 11

1. Kraigg Brathwaite
2. Tagnarine Chanderpaul
3. Nkrumah Bonner
4. Jermaine Blackwood
5. Kyle Mayers
6. Roston Chase
7. Joshua Da Silva
8. Jason Holder
9. Kemar Roach
10. Alzarri Joseph
11. Gudakesh Motie

  • Kraigg Brathwaite and Tagnarine Chanderpaul will open the innings with Bonner, Blackwood, and Mayers to follow.
  • Joshua Da Silva will keep the wickets and is a decent batsman.
  • Jason Holder and Roston Chase are the two all-rounders in the side to provide balance. Kemar Roach and Alzarri Joseph will head the pace department while Gudakesh Moties could be picked as the fromtline spinner.

Here are the best fantasy cricket picks for the match from West Indies:

Kraigg Brathwaite Stats in Tests


Skipper Brathwaite is the most experienced batter in the side and will look to dominate the opposition.

Innings Runs Best Bat Avg SR
156 5089 212 34.8 40.35

Jason Holder Stats in Tests

Holder is a must have for your fantasy teams who can contribute handsomely with both bat and ball


Innings Runs Best Bat Avg SR
104 2602 202* 29.3 55.5


innings Wickets Economy Rate Average BB
102 143 2.54 29.39 6/42

who will win Zimbabwe vs West Indies Today match?

  • Zimbabwe have lost five on the bounce while West Indies suffered heavy losses in their most recent defeat against Australia.
  • Zimbabwe have never beaten West Indies in a Test match, losing seven times and drawing thrice.
  • West Indies are the stronger team on paper. Recently, they had beaten England in a Test series.

We expect West Indies to dominate this test and clinch a win as per our today match prediction.

ZIM vs WI Dream11 Prediction

Wicket- keeper: Joshua da Silva

Batsmen:  Kraigg Brathwaite, Jermaine Blackwood, Craig Ervine

All-rounders: Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Milton Shumba

Bowlers:  Kemar Roach, Alzarri Joseph, Donald Tiripano, Richard Ngarava

ZIM vs WI Dream11 Captain and Vice Captain?

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Kraigg Brathwaite, Jason Holder
For Grand League: Milton Shumba, Roston Chase

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