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The first ODI was a reflection of where both nations are at in their cricketing journey. Both had slowish starts to their innings, but Afghanistan had the much better finishing, with 101 off their final ten overs proving crucial in the final analysis.

So, how will Zimbabwe respond at home? Given that their finishing stocks don’t look as strong as Afghanistan’s, they need more from their top order. The experienced Craig Ervine and Regis Chakabva will be key, but they need support around them including better from newbie Innocent Kaia, who soaked up 78 deliveries for his 39.

For Afghanistan, it is an opportunity to gain further ODI Super League points. They are currently sitting pretty in third spot with 80 points, and another win here will take them another step closer to the 2023 ODI World Cup in India where they will be a difficult team to play against with their spin options.

ZIM vs AFG 2nd ODI Possible Playing 11

Zimbabwe: 1. Regis Chakabva (wk), 2. Innocent Kaia, 3. Craig Ervine (c), 4. Wessley Madhevere, 5. Sikandar Raza, 6. Milton Shumba, 7. Ryan Burl, 8. Donald Tiripano, 9. Tendai Chatara, 10. Tanaka Chivanga, 11. Blessing Muzarabani

Afghanistan: 1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), 2. Ibrahim Zadran, 3. Rahmat Shah, 4. Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), 5. Najibullah Zadran, 6. Mohammad Nabi, 7. Azmatullah Omarzai, 8. Rashid Khan, 9. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, 10. Fazalhaq Farooqi, 11. Fareed Ahmad

Key Players to Watch/Key Stats

Zimbabwe:

  • Sikandar Raza, Craig Ervine and Regis Chakabva all average 34 in ODIs at Harare. Zimbabwe need these three experienced players to form the foundation of their innings.
  • Raza played beautifully in the first ODI (67 off 78 balls). He now has 687 runs in 21 innings vs Afghanistan at an average of 36.15 and strike rate of 82.07.
  • Wessley Madhevere is a player who has potential to deliver. He averages 40 in T20Is at home, and will be aiming to transfer that kind of form to ODIs.
  • Blessing Muzarabani made a successful return to ODI cricket. He took two wickets in the powerplay and two at the death to finish with 4/54. He now has 12 wickets in six ODIs against Afghanistan.
  • Tendai Chatara has the most wickets among current Zimbabwe bowlers at Harare (31 wickets in 25 matches) and has 20 wickets in 14 matches vs Afghanistan. He finished wicketless in the first ODI at 6.20 per over despite two maidens.

Afghanistan:

  • Rahmat Shah went from 57 (103) to 94 (120) in a great show of acceleration in the first ODI. He now has 602 runs in 12 innings vs Zimbabwe at an average of 50.16, with seven 50+ scores.
  • Hashmatullah Shahidi struck his best score against Zimbabwe in the ist match. He will be looking to build on his 88.
  • Mohammad Nabi has the most runs in ZIM-AFG ODIs (699, avg. 30.39). He also has the second-most wickets (33), including a dominant 4/34 in the first ODI where he found turn. In fact, he has taken 17 wickets in just nine matches on this ground (avg. 16.29).
  • Rashid Khan also has 17 wickets in nine matches at Harare (avg. 15.17) and has taken a huge 42 wickets in 19 ODIs vs Zimbabwe at an average of just 13.09. Also, he showed some of his IPL 2022 batting form at the backend of the innings in the first ODI (39* off 17 balls).
  • Mujeeb ur Rahman was the only wicketless bowler for Afghanistan in the first ODI (6-0-43-0). Can he bounce back? He has 15 wickets in seven ODIs against Zimbabwe (avg. 20.20).

Other Stats and Facts

  • Head-to-head: Matches 26, Zimbabwe 10, Afghanistan 16.
  • Afghanistan have won six of the past eight matches between the teams.
  • Zimbabwe scored 93/4 between overs 17 and 41 in the first ODI (RR 3.8). They need to be better against Afghanistan’s spinners.
  • Craig Ervine in ODIs against Afghanistan: 19 inns, 449 runs, avg. 28.06, SR 63.59.

Harare Pitch Report and Weather

There was assistance upfront for the seamers in the morning, and that could be the case again on a ground where there is often some movement early. So, the team who wins the toss may choose to chase, despite the possibility of some turn later in the day.

Another clear and cool day is forecast in Harare as it is winter time in the African nation.

ZIM vs AFG 2nd ODI Dream11 Prediction 6 June 2022

Note: The below teams are not based on the final playing XIs. We may not be able to update these in time. Use the stats and commentary in this article as well as your own instincts to create your teams.

Option 1:

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Option 2:

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Base team:

  • Wicket-keepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Batsmen: Rahmat Shah, Craig Ervine
  • All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Sikandar Raza
  • Bowlers: Blessing Muzarabani, Rashid Khan

ZIM vs AFG 2nd ODI Match Prediction

Afghanistan are in a good place and should win this match.

Charbel Coorey
Charbel Cooreyhttps://cricblog.net
Charbel is the owner & founder of cricblog.net, based in Sydney, Australia. He started the website to fulfill his love for the game of cricket. Charbel has been featured on other publications including OP India, Times of India, and The Roar, among others. He is also a keen fantasy sports player. Charbel has also had the privilege of interviewing cricketers on the CricBlog TV YouTube channel, including James Neesham, Rassie van der Dussen, Andrew Tye, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat and Saurabh Netravalkar: https://www.youtube.com/@cricblogtv For any story tips or questions, you can contact Charbel at charbelcoorey@cricblog.net.

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