Scotland vs Zimbabwe Prediction – September 15, 2021: Can Scotland get a win in their first home match since 2019?

Ireland v Zimbabawe 1st T20 header
  • Match: Scotland vs Zimbabwe
  • Date: September 15, 2021
  • Start Time: 1:00pm
  • Stadium: Grange Cricket Club
  • Tournament: Twenty20 International – 2021 – 1st T20I
  • Format: T20I

Result

Scotland won by 7 runs


Scotland vs Zimbabwe Stats and Trends

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Scotland Trends

Scotland Top Batters

Scoland has a number of batters rated in the top 100 in T20 world cricket –

18th – George Munsey

25th – Richard Berrington (level with Liam Livingstone)

36th – Kyle Coetzer

44th – Calum MacLeod

50th – Matthew Cross

As you can see the Scottish lineup is decent and they will pose some threat to Zimbabwe. Their rankings are impressive when you consider they have played every match away from home for 2 years. On the flip side, they do generally play a lower quality of opposition which gives them the chance to get more points.

Scotland Top Bowlers

The Scottish bowlers are lower ranked than the Batters but they still have a number in the top 100.

12th – Mark Watt

25th – Alasdair Evans

53rd – Safyaan Sharif

81st – Josh Davey

96th – Hamza Tahir

Watt is the standout bowler for Scotland and will be key to this series.

Scotland has not played a T20 match since October 2019

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Zimbabwe Trends

Zimbabwe Top Batters

RunsSR4s6sAvg Runs
Sikandar Raza
78139.297139.00
Craig Ervine
34147.833134.00
Donald Tiripano
30142.863130.00
Top 3 Batsmen This Season for Zimbabwe

Raza has done well this season.

Zimbabwe Top Bowlers

WktsOvsRunsEconAvg
Luke Jongwe
911797.529
Blessing Muzarabani
8242048.5026
Richard Ngarava
7232018.7429
Top 3 Bowlers This Season for Zimbabwe

Blessing Muzarabani will be the key bowler for this series in our opinion. He can take the key wickets if he is on form and should perform at a better rate than his current 8.50 economy.

Zimbabwe Last Match vs Ireland

Zimbabwe won by 5 runs

Batting Figures
RunsSR4s6s
Craig Ervine
6711871
Dion Myers
2611311
Milton Shumba
149320
Top 3 Batsmen for Zimbabwe vs Ireland
Bowling figures
WktsOvsRunsEcon
Donald Tiripano
34318
Luke Jongwe
34297
Wellington Masakadza
13155
Top 3 Bowlers for Zimbabwe vs Ireland

The series was all over when Zimbabwe got this win against Ireland. This was the last T20 match they played.


Scotland vs Zimbabwe Match Prediction

This is an interesting series with Scotland playing at home for the first time in 2 years. They have played some matches but nowhere near as many as Zimbabwe. There could be some rustiness about their play although we do feel they have the better players. Zimbabwe has played a good amount of matches and heads to Scotland after T20 and ODI series in Ireland. They should be match fitter and this could be crucial in this first match.

Match prediction: Zimamabwe to win in a low scoring game

Series Prediction: Scotland to win 2-1

Score if batting first:

Scotland: 130/7

Zimababwe: 140/5

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