PAK vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction: Pakistan (PAK) will lock horns with confident Zimbabwe (ZIM) in today's match which will be the 1st T20I among the three-match series. The game will be held at 4 PM according to IST at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. Pakistan won the most-recent ODI series by 2-1. Undoubtedly, Pakistan will be expected to win this match. If you are looking for PAK vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction along with fantasy cricket tips to pick best all-rounders, batsmen, bowlers and wicket-keepers in your Dream11 team.
Meanwhile, Pakistan had won the first two ODI quite comprehensively against Zimbabwe to seal the series. But the visitors fought reasonably well in the last ODI where they won the game in the Super Over. Zimbabwe after posting a total of 278/6 in 50 overs did not allow the home side to cross the line as they made 278/9 in 50 overs. In Super Over, Zimbabwe restricted Pakistan to just 2 runs to get the target of 3 which they chase down with ease in the end.
Mohammad Hafeez will be back in the side, which will strengthen their middle-order that faltered in the third ODI. Shaheen Afridi will be the key to pick wickets with the new ball, something that the talented speedster has failed to do in the last two matches in the series. Hafeez and Shaheen Afridi both are the top picks in the Dream11 fantasy cricket team.
Zimbabwe will be confident side going into the three-match T20 series after a decent challenge in the Super over win in the last ODI match against the home side. Their middle order has been consistent throughout the series and with some help from the top order, they can take the lead in this T20I series.
The Rawalpindi's pitch assists both batsmen and seamers. However, the pitch looked green and have a spongy bounce in it which saw many high-scoring games here in recent times. the average score at this venue will be around 160-170 runs.
It will be a sunny day in Rawalpindi and will remain the same throughout the ODI series. The maximum temp. will be 32 degrees Celsius and there are no chances of rain in Rawalpindi.
Babar Azam, Brendon Taylor, Imam-ul-Haq, Craig Ervine, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan(VC), Seam Williams, Wesley Madhevere, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi(C), Wahab Riaz
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (C), Haider Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan (Wk), Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf
Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor (Wk), Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Craig Ervine, Richard Ngarava, Donald Tiripano, Chamu Chibhabha (C), Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Tendai Chisoro, Blessing Muzarabani
Zimbabwe cricket team will come into this series with belief, but Pakistan has the greater depth in their lineup, so they are the clear favourites for today's 1st T20I at Rawalpindi.