ZIM vs IND Match Prediction – Who will win today’s 2nd ODI match between Zimbabwe vs India?

India have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series.

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Zimbabwe and India will take on each other in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Harare Sports Club in Harare. The hosts were bundled out for 189 in the first ODI, and there was not a lot they could have done against the quality Indian bowling attack. A better batting performance is expected in the upcoming game from the Regis Chakabva-led side with the series on the line.

On the other hand, the visitors came up with a clinical performance in both the batting and bowling departments. A 10-wicket victory summed up the game and it was pure dominance from the KL Rahul-led side. The middle order is yet to be tested and the skipper will look for a different approach in the second ODI to test themselves.

ZIM vs IND Match Details

Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare

Date and Time: August 20, 12:45 PM IST

Telecast & Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network

ZIM vs IND Pitch Report

The Harare pitch looked a belter to bat on once the innings progressed in the first ODI, and it will be important to not lose wickets in the powerplay when the ball does swing a bit. The skipper winning the toss will be looking to bowl first and take advantage of the conditions.

ZIM vs IND Probable Playing XIs

Zimbabwe:

Tadiwanashe Marumani, Innocent Kaia, Sean Williams, Wessly Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva (c & wk), Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Brad Evans, Victor Nyauchi, Richard Ngarava

India:

Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Sanju Samson (wk), Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Mohammed Siraj

ZIM vs IND Probable Top Performers

Probable best batter of the match:

Shubman Gill:

Shubman Gill continued from where he left off against West Indies and played a match-winning knock at the top of the order. The right-hander remained unbeaten on 82 off 72 balls with 10 fours and a six at a strike rate of 113.89. He will be looking to make an impact in the upcoming game against Zimbabwe.

Probable best bowler of the match:

Deepak Chahar:

Deepak Chahar returned to action with a spendid bowling spell and the seamer looked unplayable for the Zimbabwe’s batters. He finished with 3 for 27 in his seven overs and swung the ball both ways asking a lot of questions about the technique. He earned the Player of the Match award for his match-winning spell and showed his pure class.

Today’s Match Prediction: India to win the match. 

Also Check: Dream11 Team Prediction for ZIM vs IND
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.