ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 2nd Test

ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 2nd Test

Fawad Alam batted extremely well in the 1st Test.

Fawad Alam
Fawad Alam. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Preview:

Hosts Zimbabwe lost the 1st Test inside just 3 days, by an innings and 116 runs. They will need to win the second test to level the series 1-1. Sean Williams’s absence has hurt them a lot in the 1st test, but he is likely to play in the 2nd test. Zimbabwe should work on their batting skills more if they want to win the 2nd test.

Pakistan, on the other hand, will definitely be the favourites for this test match, given the way they have played in the 1st Test. There were many positive outcomes in the 1st Test with Fawad Alam scoring a century and Hasan Ali picking up 9 wickets in a match. Pakistan are currently ranked 5th in Test rankings.

Match Details:

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test

Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare

Date & Time: May 7th – May 11th, 1:00 PM IST and 9:30 AM Local Time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

There were plenty of things happening for the quick bowlers in the 1st Test and we can expect a similar kind of track for the 2nd Test. The batters need to be patient at the start and they can build the innings once they get set.


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Probable Playing XIs for ZIM vs PAK:

Zimbabwe

Prince Masvaure, Tarisai Musakanda, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams (c), Milton Shumba, Roy Kaia, Regis Chakabva (wk), Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chisoro, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava

Pakistan

Imrat Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (c), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Shaheen Afridi


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Top Picks for ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Batsmen

Tarisai Musakanda looked good in the 2nd innings of the 1st test, scoring 43 runs from 84 balls. He has played 4 Test matches and has scored 126 runs.

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is currently ranked 9th in Test rankings for batsmen. He was dismissed on the first ball he faced in the 1st Test but he can be backed to come back with a good knock.

Top Picks ­All-Rounders

Debutant Roy Kaia was the top scorer for Zimbabwe in the 1st innings of the first Test. He scored 48 runs from 94 deliveries, but he was dismissed for no score in the 2nd innings.

Fawad Alam batted extremely well in the 1st Test. He scored 140 runs at a pretty decent strike rate of 68.63. So far in his Test career, he has scored 710 runs at an average of 44.38.

Top Picks ­Bowlers

Blessing Muzarabani was the pick of the bowlers from Zimbabwe in the 1st Test, picking up 4 wickets. He has played 4 Test matches and picked up 12 wickets.

Hasan Ali was the player of the match for his impeccable bowling performances in the 1st Test. He picked 9 wickets combined from 2 innings and even scored quickfire 30 runs with the bat.

Top Picks ­Wicketkeepers

Scoring runs easily has become a habit for Mohammad Rizwan in all forms of the game. He scored 45 runs in the 1st Test. Overall in his Test career, he has scored 1558 runs in 14 matches at an average of 44.39.

ZIM vs PAK Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (last 5 Tests) Dream11 Points
Babar Azam 243 runs 0, 67, 91, 54, 101
Fawad Alam 439 runs 172, 147, 24, 137, 66
Sean Williams 505 runs and 5 wickets 195, 183, 135, 73, 54
Hasan Ali 27 wickets and 118 runs 253, 79, 94, 122, 49
Tarisai Musakanda 126 runs ( 4 Test matches) 85, 80, 20

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Mohammad Rizwan, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Tarisai Musakanda, Abid Ali, Fawad Alam (c), Sean Williams, Roy Kaia, Donald Tiripano, Hasan Ali (vc), Blessing Muzarabani

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ZIM vs PAK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Brendan Taylor, Mohammad Rizwan (vc), Babar Azam (c), Milton Shumba, Imrat Butt, Fawad Alam, Sean Williams, Faheem Ashraf, Richard Ngarava, Blessing Muzarabani, Shaheen Afridi


ZIM vs PAK Risky Captaincy Choices:

Azhar Ali has been an important member of the side for Pakistan over the years. Since many other players are performing well than him it’s risky to choose him as your fantasy team skipper.

Sean Williams missed out on the 1st Test due to injury, but he is likely to be fit for the 2nd Test. He is worth a risk in making him your Dream11 fantasy skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Nauman Ali managed to pick 3 wickets in the first Test. Since the surface has got pace which is helpful for the seamers, you can avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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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.