Zimbabwe vs India: India will be taking on Zimbabwe for one last time in this series. The visitors already have won the series as they took an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the second ODI. The hosts have looked absolutely clueless so far as India have totally outplayed them in all aspects of the game.
Zimbabwe will have a lot of questions to answer when they take the field for the third and final ODI of this series. The task for them will be to prevent a clean sweep whereas India will look to provide Zimbabweans with absolutely no chance of initiating a turnaround.
Zimbabwe vs India: Preview
Gameplan: India has already won the series after their second straight convincing win over Zimbabwe in the second ODI too. The team would be looking to continue their fine winning momentum while captain Rahul will be looking to make some experimental changes in the lineup for the dead rubber. Axar Patel is expected to sit out whilst making a place for Shahbaz Ahmed to make his debut for the Indian team. Deepak Chahar to is supposedly going to return to the side after having a good time with the ball in the first ODI and sitting out in the second ODI.
Possible Playing XI: KL Rahul (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubaman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson (wk), Deepak Hooda, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Yadav.
Gameplan: Zimbabwe have been absolutely demolished by their oppositions so far in the Zimbabwe vs India ODI series. The Indians have been a step ahead of them in all the circumstances in the two matches that’ve been played until now in the series. The batting department so far has failed to deliver miserably while the bowlers too haven’t been able to have any sort of impact. The Regis Chakabva led side will look to turn things around in the last match of the series and prevent the occurrence of a 3-0 clean sweep for the Indians. The basic motive will be to salvage some pride with a win hereon.
Possible Playing XI: Takudzwanashe Kaitano, Innocent Kaia, Milton Shumba, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva (c & wk), Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Brad Evans, Victor Nyauchi, Tanaka Chivanga.
Zimbabwe vs India: Winning Prediction
Match Prediction – India to win the match
Based on the current form of players and the rhythm of the team overall, India is expected to continue its winning momentum over Zimbabwe and complete a convincing clean sweep over the hosts with a fine win in the 3rd Zimbabwe vs India ODI.