|ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Betting|
ScheduleWednesday, 18 February 2015 at 22:00 GMT / 22:00 UK / 03:30 IST
VenueSaxton Oval, Nelson
Zimbabwe exhibited a fine performance against the mighty South Africans in their opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and will anticipate their first victory of the event when they take over United Arab Emirates next. The Proteas hammered 339 after losing four wickets in the measured 50 overs and the Zimbabwean team was bowled out for 277 with 10 balls remaining. U.A.E was crushed by Australia with a huge margin of 188 runs in their first warm-up game followed by another defeat of 14 runs from Afghanistan. They will commence their journey in the tournament against Zimbabwe while putting all efforts to clinch two points.
Hamilton Masakadza was the top scorer for Zimbabwe vs. South Africa and powered 80 runs off just 74 balls. Chamu Chibhabha got 64, Brendon Taylor chipped in with 40 while Sikandar Raza, Sean Willimas and Craig Ervine can do well in the coming games. Tinashe Panyangara, Tendai Chatara, Solomon Mire and Elton Chigumbura and Tafadzwa Kamungozi can defend their total with their smooth bowling.
The batting line up of U.A.E will revolve around Khurram Khan, Amjad Ali, Andri Berenger, Shaiman Anwar and Swanpil Patil. Amjad Javed is their supreme bowler while Mohammad Naveed, Krishna Chandran, Kamran Shahzad, and Mohammad Tauqir can bowl according to the situation.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 22:00 GMT (previous day), 11:00 local at Saxton Oval, Nelson.
Partial sunshine with a threat of showers and the temperatures will be around 14-28ᵒC.
The winning skipper will prefer to set a healthy target.
The wicket proved too good for batting in the 5th match of the event between West Indies and Ireland played on February 16, 2015. The Windies registered 7-304 and the Irish men blasted 307 for the loss of six wickets in 45.5 overs and won the game.
U.A.E (From) Mohammad Tauqir (C), Amjad Ali, Amjad Javed, Andri Berenger, Fahad Alhashmi, Manjula Guruge, Kamran Shazad, Khurram Khan, Krishna Chandran, Mohammad Naveed, Nasir Aziz, Swapnil Patil, Roshan Mustafa, Saqlain Haider, Shaiman Anwar.
Zimbabwe – (From) Elton Chigumbura (C), Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamu Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, Hamilton Masakadza, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Solomom Mire, Tawanda Mupariwa, Tinashe Panyangara, Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor, Prosper Utseya, Sean Williams.
Zimbabwe will be the favourites to grab the encounter.