Super Six: Match 1 | ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 | Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
The first match of the Super Six stage in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Qualifier will be between Zimbabwe and Oman, held at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on June 29th. Zimbabwe has won all four of their matches so far, placing them second in the Super Six standings with four points from two games. Oman has made it to this stage but has only won two out of their four games, leaving them at the bottom of the Super Six standings and with little chance of advancing to the main event.
When: Thu 29 June, 09:00 (local) | Thu 29 June, 15:00 (CST)
Where: Super Six: Match 1, ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 | Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
Pitch and Weather Report: The pitch at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo is anticipated to be balanced, with a tendency to slow down as the game progresses. The batters will need to be careful at the start, while the spinners will have a significant impact on the game’s outcome. Both teams will aim to win the toss and set a target, with an average first-innings score of 250-270 at the venue. On Thursday, the weather is expected to be cloudy, but there are no predictions of rain at the moment, and temperatures will be around 26 degrees Celsius.
Head To Head: Both teams are yet to face each other in ODIs.
Zimbabwe Probable XIs: Joylord Gumbie, Craig Ervine (c), Wesley Madhevere, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Clive Madande (wk), Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani.