Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan 1st ODI Prediction Who Will Win Feb 16, 2017, Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe , 1st ODI : Zim vs Afg at Harare Toss Prediction
Since the 2015 World Cup, Zimbabwe has played 36 One-Day Internationals, winning only nine and losing 24. Afghanistan, in the mean time, has won ten of its 19 ODIs amid this period. That is a superior record than that of the home side, yet Afghanistan can scarcely envision relaxing when the two groups meet for the first of five ODIs in Bulawayo on Thursday (February 16).
Both groups fared sufficiently in their latest worldwide assignments, in spite of the fact that Zimbabwe last played a universal three months back, when it beat West Indies to make the 50-over tri-arrangement last at home however lost to Sri Lanka in the title round. Afghanistan, as well, haven’t played ODIs since October a year ago however it won the inaugural Desert Twenty20 Challenge, which likewise included Ireland, Scotland, Oman, Hong Kong, Namibia, Netherlands and United Arab Emirates.
Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan 1st ODI Prediction Who Will Win Feb 16, 2017
Zimbabwe to win
The arrangement against Zimbabwe places Afghanistan in a fairly one of a kind position of being pre-arrangement top picks, if just imperceptibly, against a Test-playing group. It is positioned higher in the ICC ODI rankings also – No. 10 to Zimbabwe’s No. 11 – and won the two ODI arrangement between the two sides in the 2015-16 season. At the point when the groups last met in a five-coordinate ODI arrangement – December 2015 to January 2016 – Zimbabwe lost the initial two matches before ricocheting back to win the following two, yet neglected to finish off the last diversion as Afghanistan sneaked home in a two-wicket thriller. Critical to its odds will be Graeme Cremer, Sikandar Raza and Craig Ervine, the accomplished trio in the moderately new-look squad. Zimbabwe forgot seven players from the squad that made the last of the tri-arrangement – Chamu Chibhabha, Tendai Chisoro, Hamilton Masakadza, Brian Chari, Carl Mumba, Tinashe Panyangara and Sean Williams – while the uncapped Richard Ngarava, Ryan Burl, who awed with a fine century for Zimbabwe An against Afghanistan An on February 5, and Nathan Waller were incorporated.
The first day match of arrangement between Zimbabwe versus Afghanistan groups timetable to play on Thursday. Sky Sports communicate live ZIM versus AFG ODI Match as it begins at 09:30 neighborhood (07:30 GMT | 12:30 PKT) from Harare Sports Club.
Ngarava initially inspired in the Under-19 World Cup early a year ago when he took five wickets in the same number of matches, incorporating 4 for 10 in nine overs against South Africa. Ngarava was likewise at the less than desirable end of the Mankad expulsion at a similar occasion, when he was the last man out as West Indies pacer Keemo Paul whipped off the safeguards at the non-striker’s end to run him out and seal the win with a quarter-last spot in question. All the more as of late, Ngarava made his List An introduction in the five-coordinate arrangement against Afghanistan An, and in his second match in a similar arrangement took 3 for 24.