Scotland vs Zimbabwe Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, and Injury Update of 3rd T20I match.
SCO vs ZIM 3rd T20I Match Preview:
Zimbabwe will take on Scotland in the third T20I match of the three-match T20I series at Grange Cricket Club, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.
Scotland won the series opener by seven runs in a closely fought contest to take an early lead. However, visitors Zimbabwe bounced back in the second T20I to level the series. Batting first, Zimbabwe put up 136/5 on the board with Sean Williams leading the way with the bat. His unbeaten 60 helped them recover from another top-order collapse.
The total proved to be just enough as Scotland failed to chase it down. They were eventually bowled out for 126. Richie Berrington came in good once again, scoring 42 runs and Matthew Cross scored the same number of runs as well. Zimbabwe’s pace attack put up a solid performance once again, while Masakadza was successful with his spin as well.
In what was another relatively close game, Zimbabwe managed to pull off a win to keep the series alive. Both matches have been well contested and evenly matched. The series is now down to the wire, for the third and final T20I, which is going to be the decider. Expect it to be another game of close margins as both sides will look to bag the spoils.
SCO vs ZIM 3rd T20I Match Details:
Venue: Grange Cricket Club, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh
Date & Time: 19th Sep, at 06:30 PM IST
Live Score: Cricketaddictor
SCO vs ZIM 3rd T20I Match Pitch Report:
The wicket has favored batting at this venue if Ireland’s strong show in the last two games is any evidence. The hosts have liked batting first, and could likely stick to their preferences especially with a slight chance of some rain later in the evening. The weather otherwise is likely to be in the 18-19 degree range with clouds having around for most of the day.
SCO vs ZIM 3rd T20I Match Probable Playing XIs:
Scotland: George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Ollie Hairs, Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Matthew Cross (wk), Michael Leask, Safyaan Sharif, Mark Watt, Gavin Main, Alasdair Evans
Zimbabwe: Wesley Madhevere, Innocent Kaia, Regis Chakabva (wk), Craig Ervine (c), Sean Williams, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Tendai Chatara, Richard Ngarava
Top Picks for SCO vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Richie Berrington has notched up 124 runs at an average of 124.00 and a strike rate of 119.23 in this series. He could earn hefty fantasy points in this match.
George Munsey has been in excellent touch and had accumulated 302 in five innings for Kent in the Royal London One – Day Cup 2021. Moreover, the left-handed has a good T20I record u2013 987 runs at a strike – rate of 154.21. Thus, he can be backed as vice-captain.
Alasdair Evans is coming off 1 wicket from his previous outing and will be hoping to deliver once again in this match with the ball early on.
Kyle Coetzer is the leading run-getter in the history of T20I cricket for Scotland. The top-order batsman has amassed 1386 runs while striking at 122.00 and has the knack of finding the boundaries consistently.
Mark Watt will be a decent budget pick choice to consider for this game. He will be a key inclusion to fantasy squads.
Matthew Cross the wicket-keeper batsman has scored 42 runs in the second match to make his tally to 56 in this series so far.
Michael Leask is one of reliable player for the hosts Scotland. He has scored 36 runs and picked a wicket in this series so far.
Safyaan Sharif is a quality seam bowling all-rounder for Scotland. He has has picked up 4 scalps in this series so far and will be aiming to stack handy points once again.
Craig Ervine will lead Zimbabwe in this series. has been in top form with the bat. He will be looking to pile up huge points with the bat at the top of the innings in this match. He will be an essential choice for the fantasy team and also a suitable multipler candidate.
Regis Chakabva can be backed as the wicket-keeping pick. He has a decent record in the shortest format of the game and strikes at 135.33 in T20I cricket.
Sean Williams has scored 88 runs, while also picking up 1 wicket in this series so far. He can make a healthy impact once again in this match.
Ryan Burl is expected to return to the lineup after missing the ODIS against Ireland. He is a crucial member of the Zimbabwe side. The talented bowling all-rounder produced 75 runs and six wickets from three T20Is against Ireland.
Milton Shumba has scored 46 runs in the tournament so far. He will be aiming for another successful outing here. He will be a key inclusion to fantasy squads.
Richard Ngarava has picked up 3 scalps in this tournament so far and will be aiming to stack handy points once again.
Luke Jongwe is renowned for his wicket-taking skills in the shortest format. He has been a golden arm for Zimbabwe in this format. The 26 – year – old Jongwe took seven wickets from five T20Is against Ireland recently. Took three wickets in two matches.
Wellington Masakadza has scalped 3 wickets in this tournament so far. He will be aiming for another successful outing here. He will be a key inclusion to fantasy squads.
SCO vs ZIM Must Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction:
SCO vs ZIM Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Richie Berrington, Craig Ervine
Vice-Captain – Matthew Cross, Sean Williams
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SCO vs ZIM Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper- Matthew Cross(vc)
Batsmen- Craig Ervine, George Munsey, Milton Shumba
All-Rounders- Richie Berrington(c), Sean Williams, Safyaan Sharif, Michael Leask
Bowlers- Alasdair Evans, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SCO vs ZIM Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper- Matthew Cross
Batsmen- Kyle Coetzer, Craig Ervine(c), Milton Shumba
All-Rounders- Richie Berrington, Sean Williams(vc), Safyaan Sharif, Michael Leask
Bowlers- Wellington Masakadza, Tendai Chatara, Richard Ngarava
SCO vs ZIM 3rd T20I Match Probable Winner:
Zimbabwe is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.