On Tuesday, June 20, a Group A match of the World Cup 2023 Qualifiers between Zimbabwe and Netherlands is scheduled to take place. The competition will be held at the Harare Sports Club in Harare. Before this highly anticipated match, let’s examine the current form, key players, performances, and match prediction of Zimbabwe vs Netherlands
Zimbabwe vs Netherlands Match Details:
Time: 12.30 PM IST
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare, Zimbabwe
TV: Sony Sports Network
After deciding to play first, Zimbabwe’s bowlers had some difficulty as Nepal set a lofty goal of 291 for them to reach. Their best bowler was Richard Ngarava. returning with 4/34 numbers.
Craig Ervine and Sean Williams responded by scoring 121 and 102 points, respectively, to help the hosts cross the finish line with 35 balls remaining. For the third wicket, the pair put together a 164-run partnership.
Tendai Chatara, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Blessing Muzarabani, and Wesley Madhevere are just a few of the bowlers the team will be looking to for crucial strikes.Richard Ngarava was Zimbabwe’s best bowler in the previous game, taking 4 for 43 in his nine overs.
The team will be counting on batsmen like Scott Edwards, Vikramajit Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Bas De Leede, and Max O’Dowd to make critical batting-related breakthroughs.In a limited-overs format, Scott Edwards has been Netherlands’ top run-scorer since June 2022. Edwards has 348 runs at an average of 38.66 in 10 ODIs, including three half-centuries.
The team will be depending on bowlers like Shariz Ahmad, Aryan Dutt, Logan Van Beek, and Ryan Klein to make the crucial dismissals.Leg-spinner Shariz Ahmad has been Netherlands’ best bowler in the limited-overs format since June 2022, taking 10 wickets at an average of 28.50.
Toss & Pitch Report
On Sunday, the pitch in Harare proved to be an absolute belter. Fielding first after winning the toss is the best course of action.Both teams will be motivated to select their side at random, bowl first, and limit the other team to less than 300 runs. The team batting second won the previous game.
The weather will be clean with slight cloud. But there is no chances of rain, We can expect a good match between the two sides.
|Real Feel Shade™ 22°
|Wind SW 6km/h
|Cloud cover 0%
|Wind Gusts 15km/h
|Visibility 16 km
|Cloud ceiling 9100m
|Dew point 1°C
|Time 12.30 PM INST
Zimbawe vs Netherlands Head-to-Head statistics :
Overall Played: 6
Won by Zimbawe : 3
Won by Netherlands:3
No Result: 0
Zimbawe vs Netherlands recent forms
Zimbawe Predicted Playing XI:
Joylord Gumbie, Craig Ervine (c), Wesley Madhevere, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Clive Madande (wk), Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara, and Blessing Muzarabani.
Netherlands Predicted Playing XI:
Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanuru, Scott Edwards (C & WK), Shariz Ahmed, Logan van Beek, Vivian Knigma, and Aryan Dutt.
Zimbabwe vs Netherlands Prediction: Zimbabwe to win
Based on current form, Host Zimbabwe will be favorites to win their game against Netherlands. With likes of Craig Ervine and Sean Williams delivering spectacular centuries, the team management will be hoping that the side can do more of the same in this fixture.Zimbabwe will be brimming with confidence after their resounding win over Nepal. They should be able to beat the Netherlands, who are without some of their key players.