The Bangladesh cricket team will face the hosts at the Sports Club ground in Harare, Zimbabwe at 1:15 pm Bangladesh time on Friday.
Bangladesh is ahead in the statistics of the two teams. In the past, Bangladesh-Zimbabwe faced each other in 78 ODI matches. Out of this, Bangladesh won 50 and Zimbabwe won 28.
Bangladesh’s highest score of 322/3 in the meeting between the two teams was in Sylhet in 2020. And Zimbabwe’s highest 323/7 at Bulawayo in 2009. Lowest score Bangladesh 92/10 runs, Nairobi, 1997. And Zimbabwe’s 44/10 in Chittagong, 2009.
Bangladesh team captain Tamim Iqbal said in the official press conference on Thursday, “the day before the start of the ODI series, we are ahead in judging the strength of the two teams. But in cricket, the team that does well on a certain day, will win. If we want to beat them, we have to play our best game. Zimbabwe are a dangerous team on their own terms.”
Bangladesh Probable XI: Tamim Iqbal (captain), Liton Das, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain, Anamul Haque Bijay, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Mostafizur Rahman and Shariful Islam.