In an ODI series of 5 matches, the 3rd match is often very important. It partly works as a decider match which gives a hint that which team has more chances of winning the series. The same will be the importance of 3rd ODI between Zimbabwe and Pakistan to be held on 18th July. The venue of this match will be the same as other matches of this series. This match will also be played at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo. It will begin at 12:45 pm as per Indian Standard Time.
Team Pakistan will surely use their best players in this match. One can expect players like Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir and Shoaib Malik in the playing XI to make their team win. These are star players of Pakistan who have constantly been showing their amazing skills in various international matches. There could be some starry performances seen in this match too because the players will try their best to win the match.
Team Zimbabwe has not announced its squad yet. Not just the squad but the playing XI for this match will also affect the result of this game. It is important that the team selection is made with care otherwise Zimbabwe seems to have scarce chances of winning this match. The ground is well known to them, but the visitors are in a better international form.
The performance of both these teams in this game will also be affected by the results of previous two matches of this series. This match will be important because it will make the things clear. It will give an indication that which team has better chances of winning this series. The match will be interesting. We are all expecting some good cricketing shots and wickets as each team rallies to give their best and emerge winners. After all, apart from winning the series, the need is climb up the ODI rankings.