Today Match Predictions – ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, South Africa vs Zimbabwe – 18th Match, Super 12 Group 2, Cricket Betting Tips and Playing XI prediction

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, South Africa vs Zimbabwe

The next game is going to be between South Africa and Zimbabwe. It is the 18th match of the T20 World Cup that is currently going on in Australia. Both the African neighbors will be keen on performing well. 

Of course, South Africa always has an advantage over its African neighbors. But in the T20 format, anything goes. All it takes is a ball or wicket for things to sway in your way. Zimbabwe will be relying on the experience of some of its seasoned players. 

RSA vs ZIM Head-to-Head Matches Records

South Africa and Zimbabwe have faced each other in a total of 5 games of the T20 format. South Africa has won all 5 matches. Sadly, Zimbabwe has not been able to win a single game and that might be on their mind. 

RSA vs ZIM – T20 2022 venue & pitch report 

The Hobart pitch is meant for pace bowling & batting too. The team that has some quality good fast bowlers stands a better chance of winning the match. The first international match was played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in 1988.

A score of 160 runs would be good to challenge to another team. However, statistics have shown that the team that bats second stands to win. But you never know that because figures don’t speak for the result. 

Average first & second innings score, highest total

Total matches 9

Matches won by batting first 5

Matches won bowling first 4

Average 1st Inns scores 165

Average 2nd Inns scores 149

RSA vs ZIM both team performance on this ground T20

The batters are going to play a very crucial role in this match. South Africa batsmen Reeza Hendricks & RR Rossouw have been in a good form as of now. Zimbabwe will that their batsmen Sikandar Raza & SC Williams are playing well for their team.

South Africa will hope that their bowlers like Rabada and Ngidi will do well for the team. Zimbabwe doesn’t have too many bowlers to shine well for them against a powerful team like South Africa. They would be hoping that their spinners can do the job. 

South Africa vs Zimbabwe T20 Match Playing XI prediction

Both teams have a balanced side. There is no update on the injury from the team management.

South Africa

Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs.


Craig Ervine (C), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Brad Evans, Luke Jongwe, Clive Madande, Wessly Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Tony Munyonga, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Milton Shumba, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams.

South Africa vs Zimbabwe T20 today match prediction

South Africa looks good to win today’s match. They are playing well for the moment and their batters and bowlers are doing good for the team. If two batsmen or any of their bowler does well, then the team can win effortlessly. 

However, Zimbabwe knows their strength and weakness when playing bigger teams as they have been in this scenario is not new for them. They have some experienced players on their team who can win the game for them.

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