The 10th warm-up match of the ICC Under-19s World Cup 2020 will be played between India Under-19s and Zimbabwe Under-19s at the St Stithians Main Oval in Johannesburg.
The match starts at 10:00 AM local time (1:30 PM IST) (8:00 AM GMT).
India Under-19s will face Zimbabwe Under-19s in the second of the two warm-up matches ahead of the U19 CWC. The Indian colts had defeated the same opponent in the recently concluded Quadrangular series. They also registered a convincing win in their previous outing against Afghanistan. So, they would eager to get all their bases covered in the last practice game ahead of the mega-event.
Zimbabwe ended their campaign on a high note with a win against New Zealand in Quadrangular series. However, their first warm-up game got abandoned due to rain. So, in their second and last practice match, they will look to play with their best line-up to get into the groove perfectly before going into the ICC Under-19 World Cup. Their skipper Dian Myers is certainly in red-hot form, who contributed well with bat and ball in the recent past for his team.
There are quite a few chances of rain on the matchday with precipitation probability of 51%. The wind is expected to blow at a rate of 7 to 9 km/hr. Meanwhile, the temperature is expected to deviate between 15 and 24 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.
This venue for the warm-up match between India and Zimbabwe colts has never hosted any international match in the recent past. Moreover, the previous practice game also got abandoned due to rain but fans can expect a score 220+ runs at the track of St Stithians Main Oval.
Average first innings score: N/A
Record of chasing teams: N/A
(Will be added when there is an update)
Squads for the U19 CWC:
Dion Myers (Captain), Wesley Madhevere, Emmanuel Bawa, Gareth Chirawu, Priviledge Chesa, Ahomed Rameez Ebrahim, Dylan Grant, Brandon James, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Tadiwanashe Nyangani, Luke Oldknow, Samuel Ruwisi, Dane Schadendorf, Milton Shumba, Taurayi Tugwete.
Priyam Garg (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Divyaansh Saxena, Dhruv Chand Jurel (vc), Shashwat Rawat, Siddhesh Veer, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra, Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil.
Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tilak Varma scored brilliant fifties in the first practice match and they will be an obvious pick for any Dream11 Fantasy side. Kartik Tyagi will play an important role in the bowlers’ category. And, Dion Myers should not be ignored in the upcoming match due to his scintillating form.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Tilak Varma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Dion Myers
Vice-Captain –Wesley Madhevere, Priyam Garg, Milton Shumba
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Tadiwanashe Marumani
Batters – Milton Shumba, Taurayi Tugwete, Priyam Garg, Yashasvi Jaiswal (C)
All-Rounders – Wesley Madhevere, Dion Myers (C), Tilak Varma
Bowlers – Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Tadiwanashe Marumani, Dhruv Chand Jurel
Batters –Taurayi Tugwete, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyaansh Saxena
All-Rounders – Wesley Madhevere (VC), Shubhang Hegde, Tilak Varma (C)
Bowlers – Tadiwanashe Nyangani, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi
Since this is a warm-up match, both India and Zimbabwe teams will be looking to give a go to as many players as possible. This is the last chance for both the teams to fill all the voids in their respective teams before going into the Under-19 World Cup.
India Under-19s might clinch a close win over the Zimbabwe U19s.
*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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