ZIM vs NAM Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update for 1st T20I

Sikandar Raza can be a good captaincy choice for this match.

Sikandar Raza of Zimbabwe. (Photo Source: Twitter)


Zimbabwe will host Namibia in the opening match of the T20I series of the Namibia Tour of Zimbabwe 2022, at the Queens Sports Club in Zimbabwe. The two teams are evenly matched, so we can expect a thrilling encounter. Both teams would want to start the opening T20I with a bang. Namibia has a well-balanced team that is full of confidence following their outstanding performance against Uganda. They should be looking to take an early lead in the series.

Match Details:

Zimbabwe vs Namibia, 1st T20I

Venue: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

Date & Time: 17th May, at 4:30 PM IST and 1:00 PM Local Time

ZIM vs NAM, 1st T20I Pitch Report:

The wicket at the Queens Sports Club is a well-balanced pitch. The Spinners will get better help from the pitch as the pitch is suited for the spinners. The Team winning the toss should bat first.

Injury News:

(will be added if there is any update)

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ZIM vs NAM, Match 1 Probable Playing XIs:


Wesley Madhevere, Regis Chakabva (WK), Craig Ervine, Milton Shumba, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Ryan Burl, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Tendai Chatara, Tanaka Chivanga


Gerhard Erasmus (c), Zane Green (wk), Jan Frylinck, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, JJ Smit, Ruben Trumpelmann, David Wiese, Craig Williams, Divan la Cock

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Top Picks for ZIM vs NAM Dream11 Match:

Top Picks- Batters

Tadiwanashe Marumanic will be a key player in the match. he has mustered 106 runs in 5 innings at an average of 21.2

Divan la Cock will be a crucial pick in the match. He has accumulated 161 runs in 5 innings at an average of 32.2.

Top Picks- All-Rounders

Sikandar Raza is an experienced and very talented player who can turn the tides of the match at any time with the ball and the bat. He has mustered 129 runs in 5 innings at an average of 25.80. He also has scalped 5 wickets in the last 5 matches.

Gerhard Erasmus is a top-class all-rounder who has been consistently performing well for his side. He has mustered 225 runs in 5 innings at an average of 45.00. He also has 3 wickets to his name.

Top Picks- Bowlers

Tanaka Chivanga is a highly skilled bowler who is capable of taking crucial wickets for his team. He has scalped 7 wickets in his previous 4 matches.

Ben Shikongo will be a crucial pick for Namibia in the match. He has excellent bowling skills and can be lethal to any batting lineup. He has scalped 6 wickets in his previous 3 matches.

Top Picks- Wicket-Keeper

Regis Chakabvac is a talented lower-order batsman and a capable wicket-keeper as well. He has accumulated 410 runs in 26 T20I matches at an average of 16.40 and a strike rate of 130.15.

ZIM vs NAM Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

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

Regis Chakabwa, Craig Erwine, Merwe-Gerhard Erasmus(vc), Ryan Burl, Tadiwanashe Marumani, David Wiese, Sikandar Raza(c), Milton Shumba, Ben Shikongo, Ruben Trumpelmann, Tanaka Chivanga

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

Zane Green, Craig Erwine, Merwe-Gerhard Erasmus, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Divan la Cock, David Wiese(c)† Sikandar Raza(vc), Milton Shumba, Ben Shikongo, Ruben Trumpelmann, Tanaka Chivanga

ZIM vs NAM Risky Captaincy Choices:

Craig Ervine is a highly talented and skilled player capable of smashing the ball hard. However, he has been inconsistent over the past few months and has failed to make a mark for his side. You can pick him in your fantasy team, but he might be a risky captaincy choice.

Zane Green is a young and talented player, who is capable to turn the tides of the match for his team at any point. However, he is inconsistent and hasn’t delivered up to his team’s expectations lately. He might be a risky Captaincy Choice for this match.

Players you should avoid:

Tendai Chatara has picked u only 3 wickets in the last 5 matches and didn’t do well in the South African Tour as well. You can avoid him in your fantasy team considering he isn’t likely to bowl the full quota of 4 overs

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided on our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.

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