T20 world cup qualifier: West Indies vs Zimbabwe, Match Prediction, Playing 11, Top Picks

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WI vs ZIM Match Prediction: T20 World Cup Qualifier

This is the best possible way to start the second round of the group stage. Both teams want to investigate every possibility of winning because there is a lot at stake.

The West Indies have a lot to protect after a crushing loss to Scotland, notably their reputation. The two world T20 championships they have won cannot be confined to the world cup’s group stage. In this game, they will strive to cover all bases, especially with their batting.

On the other hand, Zimbabwe’s world cup campaign got off to a great start when they thrashed Ireland by 31 runs. They will now want to win this match in order to guarantee their spot in the Super 12.

Where to watch the match

On Star Sports Network, you can see WI vs. ZIM live. On the Disney + Hotstar app, there will be online streaming available.

When to watch the match

Match: Match 8 of the T20 World Cup
Time and Date: 1:30 PM IST, 19 October
Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Last five matches’ Results

West Indies: W L L W L
Zimbabwe: W L W L W

Pitch Report

The hitters have perfect conditions at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. The hitters enjoy themselves on a steady-paced surface as the ball comes onto the bat. As the game goes on, the pitch gets better for the batters, hence teams typically prefer chasing. But teams that batted first won the first two World Cup games held at this location. Around 160–170 runs are predicted to be the par score.

Predicted Playing Eleven

West Indies: Nicholas Pooran (C & WK), Kyle Mayers, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Odean Smith, Akeal Hossein, Alzari Joseph, and Obed McCoy.

Zimbabwe: Craig Ervine(C), Regis Chakabva(WK), Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Richard Ngarva, Blessing Muzarabani, and Tendai Chatara.

SCO vs IRE: Powerplay Prediction

The quality hitters in the West Indies teams will want to build on their early-game success by scoring a lot of runs in the extra innings. In order to set the total, West Indies will mostly look to score 45+ runs in the first six overs. West Indies might lose one of their openers if Ireland bowls really well. Ireland, on the other side, might use the powerplay to score 35–40 runs. Ireland might lose a wicket or two in the powerplay.

SCO vs IRE: Death overs Prediction

The quality hitters in the West Indies teams will want to build on their early-game success by scoring a lot of runs at the end of their innings. In order to set the total, West Indies will want to score 40+ runs in the final overs of the innings. Ireland, on the other side, might score big if they don’t lose wickets at the start of the innings.

WI vs ZIM Who will win the match

West Indies’ prospects of making the Super 12 took significant damage after a dismal start to the season. Zimbabwe, despite a strong start and confidence in their chances, would need to play at the top of their game to defeat the West Indies.

West Indies and Zimbabwe have faced each other three times in 20-over international matches, with the West Indies winning twice and Zimbabwe once.

West Indies are the favorites to win based on form, head-to-head record, and team morale.

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