ZIM vs SOU: Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report For 1st Unofficial ODI

ZIM vs SOU: Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report For 1st Unofficial ODI

Top international players from both countries will also feature in this match.

Ryan Burl
Ryan Burl. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Match Details

The first unofficial ODI of the series between Zimbabwe-A and South Africa-A will be played at the Harare Sports Club in Harare.

This match will start at 1 PM IST. There will be live streaming of this match in India.


Zimbabwe A and South Africa A will face each other in the first unofficial ODI on Saturday. This series give an excellent opportunity to the youngsters from both the countries to showcase their talents and make it to the senior team. South Africa boast of the likes of Reeza Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo among others who have international experience.

Zimbabwe also have some experienced players in their line-up. The likes of Ryan Burl, Chamu Chibhabha will have to step up at any cost to beat the stronger unit of South Africa.

Probable Playing XIs


Chamu Chibhabha, Brian Chari, Ryan Burl, Richmond Mutumbami, Dion Myers, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Ainsley Ndlovu, Victor Nyauchi, Tapiwa Mufudza, Luke Jongwe, Brad Evans

South Africa-A

Zubayr Hamza (C), Theunis de Bruyn, Tony de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Ryan Rickelton, Senuran Muthusamy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Lutho Sipamla, Sisanda Magala

Captaincy Picks

Ryan Burl

Zimbabwe will look up to Ryan Burl to score runs with the bat. Burl can bowl and pick crucial wickets as well. However, his form with the bat has been exceptional in last five matches. He has scored 266 runs at an average of 53.20 and his strike-rate of close to 89 is decent too.

Reeza Hendricks

Reeza Hendricks is the player to watch out for in this ODI series. He has ample experience of playing at the highest level. In last five matches, Hendricks has scored 239 runs at an average of 59.75 and a strike-rate of 98.35.

Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips

2-Player Team

Andil Phehlukwayo, Ryan Burl (C)

3-Player Team

Reeza Hendricks (C), Zubayr Hamza, Chamu Chibhabha

4-Player Team

Dwaine Pretorius (C), Junior Dala, Tendai Chatara, Victor Nyauchi

11-Player Team

R Mutumbani, Z Hamza, T Bruyn, R Hendricks (C), R Burl, L Jongwe, D Pretorius (VC), C Chibhabha, V Nyauchi, T Chatara, Junior Dala

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.