Zimbabwe will play Bangladesh in the 3rd T20I on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at the Harare Sports Club, Zimbabwe. This match will begin at 4:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST)

The Bangladesh cricket team beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the 2nd T20I and levelled the three-match series 1-1. The hosts could only manage 138-8 in their first innings. Sikandar Raza scored a brisk 53-ball 62 for Zimbabwe, followed by Ryan Burl’s 32 off 31 balls. Mosaddek Hossain picked five wickets for Bangladesh with the ball.

Bangladesh chased down the target with 15 balls to spare thanks to a 33-ball 56 by Liton Das. Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, and Richard Ngarava picked one wicket each for Zimbabwe. The Craig Ervine-led Zimbabwe side had earlier beaten the Bangla tigers by 17 runs in the first T20I.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I odds

10CRIC odds: Zimbabwe: 2.29, Bangladesh: 1.46

Parimatch odds: Zimbabwe:2.46, Bangladesh: 1.53

Betway odds: Zimbabwe: 2.40, Bangladesh: 1.50

1xBet odds:  Zimbabwe: 2.512, Bangladesh: 1.54

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh head-to-head in T20Is

Bangladesh have won 12 while Zimbabwe have won six out of the total 18 T20I matches.

Bangladesh have won three while Zimbabwe have won two out of their last five matches in this format.

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe 2-1 in their last T20I series in 2021.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I probable playing XI

Zimbabwe: Regis Chakabva (wicket-keeper), Craig Ervine (captain), Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Wesley Madhevere, Ryan Burl, Milton Shumba, Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Luke Jongwe, Tanaka Chivanga.

Bangladesh: Litton Das, Munim Shahriar, Anamul Haque, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (captain) (wicket-keeper), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I top picks

Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza will be the top pick from the Zimbabwean side. Raza has scored 1,040 runs at an average of 20.39 in 57 T20Is. The 36-year-old has also picked 28 wickets at an economy of 7.39. The right-handed batter has scored two fifties in the series so far.

Bangladesh: Anamul Haque will be the player to watch out for from the Bangladesh side. The right-handed batter has scored 426 runs in the shortest format at an average of 26.62. Haque has the highest score of 58 in T20Is. The 29-year-old has scored 42 runs in the series so far.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I prediction

Bangladesh are the favourites going into the final game against Zimbabwe. The Bangla Tigers have a better head-to-head record against the hosts.

Zimbabwe have historically struggled against Bangladesh in T20Is and will go into third games as underdogs. The hosts, however, have a talented side and can beat any team on a given day.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I playing conditions and weather report

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