India and Zimbabwe are set to lock horns within the first recreation of the three-match ODI sequence on Thursday, August 18 at Harare Sports Membership.
Zimbabwe, led by Regis Chakabva, have to be brimming with confidence after beating Bangladesh in each the ODI and T20I sequence. Whereas Sikandar Raza was arguably the standout batter from both aspect, the likes of Harmless Kaia and Ryan Burl additionally impressed to a big extent.
Aside from his bowling, Raza additionally confirmed his prowess with the ball in hand, having picked up a three-wicket haul. Nonetheless, overpowering a robust Indian group will not be a stroll within the park for them by any stretch of the creativeness. At Harare, Zimbabwe have crushed India solely twice out of 16 conferences in ODIs.
So far as India are involved, they received an enormous enhance after KL Rahul discovered his spot again within the group after nearly six months. Rahul handed a health check and likewise changed Shikhar Dhawan because the captain. After Rahul’s return, Dhawan has been named because the vice-captain for the sequence.
Shubman Gill turned the main run-scorer within the ODI sequence in opposition to the West Indies and likewise completed because the Participant of the Collection. Nonetheless, after Rahul’s return, his place within the lineup stays to be seen.
India have rested quite a lot of their key gamers, who shall be participating within the upcoming version of the Asia Cup within the United Arab Emirates (UAE). However with the ODI World Cup to be performed subsequent 12 months, it’s an opportunity for India to check their bench power.
Head to Head
Performed – 63, Win – 51, Misplaced – 10, Tied – 2
Performed – 23, Win 19, Misplaced 4, N/R -0
Predicted Enjoying XIs:
Tadiwanashe Marumani, Regis Chakabva (C), Harmless Kaia, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Clive Madande (wk), Tony Munyonga, Luke Jongwe, Brad Evans, Victor Nyauchi, Richard Ngarava
Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul (C), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Tripathi/Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan
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