Match 13 | ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 | Harare Sports Club
The ongoing ICC CWC Qualifier 2023 is approaching the selection of the top six teams, with three teams from each group set to advance to the Super 6 stage. Out of the ten teams that entered the tournament, only the top six will move forward. In the 13th game of the tournament, two strong teams will face each other in an exciting match.
On Saturday, Zimbabwe and West Indies will compete at the Harare Sports Club in Harare. Both teams have won their opening games, creating a competition to determine who will be the table topper. The winner of this game promises to deliver an exciting and highly anticipated match on June 24.
When: Sat 24 June, 09:00 (local) | Sat 24 June, 15:00 (CST)
Where: Match 13, ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 | Harare Sports Club
Pitch and Weather Report: The Harare Sports Club is a high-scoring venue where three games have been played so far in this competition. Zimbabwe chased 319 and 291 while West Indies scored 339 batting first against Nepal, indicating that the bowlers may not have an advantage, but the batsmen will enjoy playing here. The weather forecast for Saturday in Harare shows clear skies with no rain, a temperature of 23 °C, a humidity level of 43 percent, and a moderate wind speed of approximately 11 km/h, making it ideal for playing the game. Another high-scoring game is expected on Saturday.
Head To Head: The upcoming match between Zimbabwe and West Indies is a frequent encounter as they have played each other 48 times in 50-over cricket. West Indies, the two-time world champions, have won 36 games, while Zimbabwe has won 10, with one tie and one no-result. In their last meeting during the 2018 World Cup Qualifier, West Indies won by 4 wickets.
Probable XIs: Craig Ervine (captain), Clive Madande (wicketkeeper), Joylord Gumbie, Wessly Madhevere, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani
Probable XIs: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope (captain & wicketkeeper), Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein
Match Odds: ZIM (3.04) vs WI (1.37)
Shai Hope, a right-handed batsman from West Indies who scored 132 runs in the last game.
Sikandar Raza, a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from Zimbabwe who scored 102 runs and took 4 wickets in the last match.
Sean Williams, a left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spinner from Zimbabwe who scored 91 runs in the last game.
Kyle Mayers, a left-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer from West Indies who took 1 wicket in the last match.
Richard Ngarava, a left-handed batsman and left-arm medium fast bowler from Zimbabwe.
Akeal Hosein, a left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spinner from West Indies.
Match Winner: West Indies to Win
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