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South Africa versus Zimbabwe Betting Tips and Preview

T20I (2018-10-14) Benoni (WP)

Highlights
  • South Africa won 3 of the last 3 between these two sides.

  • South Africa have won 5 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Zimbabwe have won 1 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • South Africa are rated 25 points ahead of Zimbabwe in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 5 out the last 8 completed matches played at Benoni (WP) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • No bet advised at the moment. Check back nearer the start of the match.

Head to Head

South Africa and Zimbabwe have played each other 3 times since 2010. South Africa won 3 times and Zimbabwe 0 times.

South Africa won the last match between these two teams in 2012.

Pitch Analysis

8 T20 matches have been played at Benoni (WP) since 2010. The next section will examine those matches.

153 is the average first innings score at Benoni (WP) in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has never been breached at this venue in T20s since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 172 (13.0 max overs), 185 and 136.

62% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This exceeds the global average of 55% of runs in T20s since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batters at Benoni (WP) strike at 119.4 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 140.2 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 5 out the last 8 completed matches played at Benoni (WP).

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South Africa Overview

South Africa have won 5 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Sri Lanka in their last match. They batted first and scored 98 for 10. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

Quinton de Kock was the top run scorer with 20 off 11 balls. Reeza Hendricks scored 19 off 16 balls. The next highest score was 18 by Heinrich Klaasen.

Jean-Paul Duminy was the pick of the bowlers. He took 1 for 2 off 1.0 overs. Junior Dala also bowled well. He went for 5.5 an over. Tabraiz Shamsi took 2 wicket and had an economy rate of 6.5.

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Zimbabwe Overview

Zimbabwe have won 1 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Australia in their last match. They batted first and scored 151 for 9. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

Solomon Mire was the top run scorer with 63 off 52 balls. Peter Moor scored 30 off 29 balls. The next highest score was 13 by Hamilton Masakadza.

Blessing Muzarabani was the pick of the bowlers. He took 3 for 21 off 4.0 overs. Wellington Masakadza went for 8.0 an over. Donald Tiripano took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 7.04.

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The Verdict

South Africa are rated 25 points ahead of Zimbabwe in the Cricsq ratings. They have 98 points whereas Zimbabwe have 73.

Check back later to see my value bet suggestion.

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