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Hosts Zimbabwe and Australia will lock horns in the third match of the Tri-series tomorrow (July 03) at Harare Sports Club, Harare starting at 01:30 PM IST. This will be the second game for both the sides.
The first match of the tri-series witnessed the clash of Zimbabwe and Pakistan in which the hosts faced 74 runs lose. Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bowl first. Batting first, Pakistan posted 182-4 with the help of Fakhar Zaman’s (61 of 40) and Asif Ali’s 41* of 21 deliveries. Coming to chase, Zimbabwe could only manage 108-10 in 17.5 over with the help of Tarisai Musakanda’s 43 of 35 balls. Hasan Ali, M Hafeez, M Nawaz and U Khan shared 2 wickets each.
Pakistan is currently the number 1 team in T20I rankings while Australia is placed third in the list. If Australia manages to secure a win in all of the matches, they can grab the no.1 ranking. Pakistan and Australia are locking horns today for the second match of tri-series.
Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe has a good batting wicket for the shortest format of the game. the highest score recorded in T20I at this venue is 198/4 while the average first innings score is 152. In a total of 16 games played here, 12 have been won by the team batting first. So, the flip of the coin will also be crucial at this pitch.
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Avg 1st inn score: 152
Avg 2nd inn score: 131
Highest Total: 198/4 (20 Ov) by Pak vs ZIM
Lowest Total: 113/10 (15.2 Ov) by AUS vs ZIM
Highest Chased: 144/3 (18 Ov) by Ind vs ZIM
Lowest Defended: 138/6 (20 Ov) by Ind vs ZIM
Donald Tiripano has been called in as an injury replacement for injured Jarvis. He and Mpofu will be in direct competition for the spot vacated by Jarvis.
Australia is expected to field the same playing 11.
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D’Arcy Short, Aaron Finch (c), Alex Carey, Kane Richardson, Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Travis Head, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye, Jack Wildermuth
Ryan Burl, Solomon Mire, Tarisai Musakanda, Wellington Masakadza, Chamu Chibhabha, Hamilton Masakadza (c), Peter Moor (wk), Tendai Chisoro, Kyle Jarvis, Blessing Muzarabani, John Nyumbu, Cephas Zhuwao, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Chris Mpofu, Ryan Murray, Brandon Mavuta, Brian Chari
The probable AUS vs ZIM playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Alex Carey
Batsmen: D Arcy Short, Aaron Finch (c), Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson
All-rounder: Ashton Agar, Marcus Stoinis
Bowlers: Billy Stanlake/ Kane Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson
Wicket-keeper: Peter Moor
Batsmen: Hamilton Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura, Tarisai Musakanda,
All-rounder: Solomon Mire, Ryan Burl, Chamu Chibhabha,
Bowlers: Tendai Chisoro, Blessing Muzarabani, John Nyumbu, Donald Tiripano/Chris Mpofu
For hosts, Solomon Mire, Tarisai Musakanda, and E Chigumbura are the only batters who managed to score in double digits. Tarisai Musakanda and Solomon Mire will be the key batters for Zimbabwe.
In bowling, Tendai Chisoro, Kyle Jarvis and Chamu Chibhabha will be crucial.
For Australia, Aaron Finch G Maxwell, and T Head will be crucial with the bat. Aaron Finch scored 84 of 41 deliveries in the last match against England.
In bowling, M Swepson took 2 wickets while Billy Stanlake and Marcus Stoinis shared 1 wicket each.
In wicket-keeping, you can choose Alex Carey. He will be a better option.
In batting, A Finch, T Head, and T Musakanda will be a safe bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose S Mire and M Stoinis.
In bowling, T Chisoro, A Tye, and B Stanlake will be crucial.
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