India vs Zimbabwe 3rd ODI: Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Head to Head All You Need to know
The third and last ODI between India and Zimbabwe will be played at Harare Sports Club today. The Indian team, which has taken an unassailable lead in the series 2-0, will look to equal the Pakistani record today. Team Pakistan has played 62 matches against Zimbabwe so far and they have won 54 matches out of them.
At the same time, India has played 65 matches against Zimbabwe and they have won 53. If the team led by KL Rahul beats Zimbabwe today, India will equal the record of most ODI wins of Pakistan against Zimbabwe.
The pitch at Harare Sports Complex is generally helpful for the batsmen. Initially, the new ball is likely to help the fast bowlers a bit due to moisture. Both teams will look to bowl first here after winning the toss. A total of 18 ODI matches have been played between India and Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. During this, team India won 16 matches and Zimbabwe won only 2 matches.
The good news from Harare is no rain is expected for the game today. The temperature for the day will also remain moderate. It will help team India.
Wind- 13 km/h
Chances of Rain- 0%
Head to Head
India is leading the head-to-head battle between the two teams. Both teams have played 65 One Day Internationals so far. In which, India won 53 while Zimbabwe won only 10. Two matches remained a tie.
Zimbabwe has to improve their batting
Zimbabwe will try to give some competition to team India. They have to improve themselves in all the departments. The team failed with both bats in the 1st and 2nd ODI. Their top order totally failed in both ODIs to score the runs.
India may give the chance to youngsters
The Indian team, which has captured the series, can give a chance to the young players in the third match. Rituraj Gaikwad, Avesh Khan may get a chance. While Rahul Tripathi and Shahbaz Ahmed can make their debut.
Rahul Tripathi was also part of the Indian squad for the Ireland series. But he did not get the opportunity to play the match. Shahbaz Ahmed made his place on the Indian squad by replacing of injured Washington Sundar.