Fantasy Cricket Tips, Bangladesh Vs Zimbabwe, Third ODI: Zimbabwe almost pulled off a stunning chase, only to be faltered in the final ball of the second ODI at Sylhet International Stadium. Thanks to Donald Tripano, whose 28-ball 55 took gave a scare to Bangladesh. Needing 77 off 30 balls, Tripano, along with Tinotenda Mutombodzi, took the bowlers apart to have nearly scripted an improbable win. They joined at the crease after the dismissal of Sikandar Raza (66). He, along with young Wesley Madhevere steadied the innings with an 81-run partnership, in the chase of 323. Earlier in the day, Tamim Iqbal notched up his 12th ODI hundred with a brilliant 158. He was ably supported by Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah. Both team bowlers had an off-day as runs galore on Tuesday. Going into the final game, both teams would want to improve their death bowling before the T20 series.
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Weather Condition/Report:
After playing under hot conditions for the first two games, players would be relieved to see the forecast for the third ODI. It is expected to be in the mid-20s. There is a chance of rain with a precipitation prediction of 40%.
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Pitch Condition/Report:
The pitch at the Sylhet International Stadium will once again be batsmen-friendly. With short side boundaries, players have scored big in the first two games. This game will be no different.
Average first innings score: 280*
* The Stadium has hosted three ODIs only.
Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 2
Injury and Availability: Craig Ervine and Chris Mpofu is doubtful for the game
Probable Playing XIs:
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Taijul Islam, Shafiul Islam
Bench – Mohammad Naim, Afif Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain
Zimbabwe: Chamu Chibhabha, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Wesley Medhvere, Sikandar Raza, Richmond Mutumbami, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Charlton Tshuma, Donald Tripano, Carl Mumba
Bench – Craig Ervine, Timycen Maruma, Ainsley Ndlovu, Chris Mpofu, Regis Chakabva
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Top Picks:
Tamim Iqbal showed his class with a well-compiled hundred. He along with Liton Das will be hoping to continue their good show at the top. For visitors, Brendan Taylor has to step-up to solace some pride. Wesley Madhevere has impressed everyone with his skills and temperament.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Brendan Taylor, Sikandar Raza
Vice-Captain – Sean Williams, Wesley Madhevere, Mehidy Hasan, Liton Das
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Mushfiqur Rahim (VC), Liton Das
Batters – Tamim Iqbal(C), Mohammad Mithun, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe
All-Rounders – Mahmudullah, Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza
Bowlers – Mehidy Hasan, Carl Mumba, Donald Tripano
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Liton Das (C)
Batters – Tamim Iqbal, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Brendan Taylor
All-Rounders – Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Mahmudullah, Wesley Madhevere (VC)
Bowlers – Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Carl Mumba
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Expert Advice:
The first two games saw batsmen plundering runs for his national teams and points for his fantasy teams. The Third game is expected to yield similar results. So, pick your fantasy playing 11 with as many top-order batsmen as possible. All-rounders contribute majorly in the middle overs. Hence they form the core of every dream 11 fantasy squads.
Bangladesh could win the game and take the series 3-0