Indian Cricket Team will be touring Zimbabwe from the 18th of August this year. The India Tour of Zimbabwe will be an opportunity for many young players. India has always sent a second string or sub-string to Zimbabwe and with the kind of depth that Indian cricket is seeing currently, Zimbabwe is going to find it difficult to win. So, the series is a 3-match ODI setup. All the games will be played at the sports club in Harare. Here is an in-depth look at the same:
India Tour of Zimbabwe 2022 Schedule
Below is the India VS Zimbabwe 2022 IDI Schedule:
|18th August 2022||12:45 PM Indian Standard Time||India VS Zimbabwe 1st ODI||Harare Sports Club, Harare|
|20th August 2022||12:45 PM Indian Standard Time||India VS Zimbabwe 2nd ODI||Harare Sports Club, Harare|
|22nd August 2022||12:45 PM Indian Standard Time||India VS Zimbabwe 3rd ODI||Harare Sports Club, Harare|
Indian Team Squad for the India Tour of Zimbabwe
The BCCI is yet to announce a team for the India Tour of Zimbabwe. But as always, a second-string squad is expected to play against the men in red. Top performers like Rohit, Virat, or Bumrah are not expected to take the flight to the African nation. Hardik or Rishabh can take up the captaincy. The last time when India went to Zimbabwe, was way back in 2016. India won the ODI series 3-0 and the T20I series 2-1.
Indian Team Preview:
The Indian Team is always on the run. The senior players have been rested. The series against the West Indies in the shortest format will take a lot of work from the boys. So, the BCCI is expected to give opportunities to a few fresher faces. Rahul Tripathi is a top prospect. Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, and Hardik Pandya can be the group of senior players.
Zimbabwe Team Squad for the India Tour of Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwe cricket board headed by Hamilton Masakadza is expected to announce the team anytime soon. This happens to be Zimbabwe Cricket’s best opportunity to get back to the full bloom they were always in. Zimbabwe Cricket is a clear case of how much damage politics can do to sport. Ever since the cricketers openly criticized the government, Zimbabwe Cricket has been on a downfall.
Where can you Watch India VS Zimbabwe?
The broadcasting rights for the series have been taken by Sony Sports Network. So, every Sony Sports Channel is expected to cover the series. However, on television, Sony Ten 2 is preferred. Also, the Sony Liv App will have live broadcasting of the series. In Zimbabwe, the game can be viewed on SuperSport TV.
India Tour of Zimbabwe 2022 Predictions
The cricket team always has the advantage of home ground and supported crowds on the ground. This is a great opportunity for the Zimbabwe cricket team to show good cricket. Performing well for the Zimbabwe team against India will be like a win for them.
India tour of Zimbabwe 2022 Tickets
You can visit the zimbabwe cricket control board’s official website – https://zimcricket.org/ to purchase the tickets online.
Will Virat Kohli play against Zimbabwe?
BCCI wants to send Virat Kohli to Zimbabwe, this will certainly boost Virat Kohli’s form. Let’s see if Kohli is available for the upcoming India Tour of Zimbabwe.
Will Virat Kohli play Asia Cup 2022?
Definitely, Virat Kohli will play Asia Cup 2022. Recently Virat make a big statement about Asia Cup 2022 that he is getting prepared to help India win in the Asia Cup 2022.
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