We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Sean Williams missed the last game due to fitness concerns.
Zimbabwe: Innocent Kaia, Craig Ervine (c), Gary Ballance, Wesley Madhevere/Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Clive Madande (wk), Brad Evans, Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Blessing Muzarabani
Netherlands: Vikramjit Singh, Max O’Dowd, Tom Cooper, Colin Ackermann, Musa Ahmed, Scott Edwards (c & wk), Teja Nidamanuru, Shariz Ahmad, Paul van Meekeren, Fred Klaassen, Brandon Glover
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare
(Based on last three completed matches)
1st innings average score: 277
2nd innings average score: 264
Wickets per innings: 7
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
The Harare Sports Club has been a happy hunting ground for Sikandar Raza, who has accumulated 1,529 runs at 41, picked 23 wickets, and grabbed as many catches. Against the Netherlands, he averages 59.
Fred Klaassen is unplayable when bowling first: 24 wickets in 10 matches at a strike rate of 24. He is also Netherlands’ leading wicket-taker (seven) against Zimbabwe.
Paul Adriaan van Meekeren has grabbed two wickets each in both matches against Zimbabwe, while also generating bonus points for economy.
Max O’Dowd has scored two fifties in three matches against Zimbabwe.
Scott Edwards has generated the 50-run bonus in eight of the last 16 matches. He has also inflicted 16 dismissals during this period.
Ryan Burl has been a great pick for fantasy players, scalping nine wickets, scoring 131 runs, and grabbing six catches in the last five matches.
Richard Ngarava and Craig Ervine have appeared in the Best11 in four of the last five matches.
Pacers have grabbed 71% of the wickets in the last three completed matches at the venue.