Pakistan Cricket Team is off on tour to Zimbabwe and will be playing a series of 5 ODI matches there. This series begins on 13th July and second match is scheduled to be held on 16th July. This match will be held at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, the venue of the first match. The match begins at IST 12.45, and both teams will aim at outstanding performances. After all, in the second match, the losing team of the first match will want to close the gap while the winning team will want to increase it.
The Pakistan Team squad that will be travelling to Zimbabwe has already been announced. There will be some amazing players like Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Mohammad Nawaz and Mohammad Amir. They have shown their amazing form in the recent past matches and even have experience of playing on various pitches. This might prove to be helpful for their team. These star players will surely make the match interesting.
Zimbabwe ODI squad is yet to be announced for this series. They should include their best players in the squad if they want the series to be an interesting one. Only then it would be possible for them to improve their ODI rankings. This is the reason why it is hard to predict anything about the match at the moment. A lot will depend on the playing XI of both the teams.
Though Zimbabwe will have a home ground advantage, there are lesser chances for the team to win. This can be stated by analyzing past head-to-head encounters between both the teams. Moreover, in the current ICC ODI team rankings, Pakistan is much above Zimbabwe. Therefore, it will be an interesting match. The hosts will try to give their best performance to climb up in the rankings and visitors will try to do the same. Get ready to witness an interesting battle!