ZIM vs SL, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier 2023


Match Preview

It will be ZIM vs SL for the 4th game of the Super Six stage in two days’ time at Bulawayo.

Furthermore, looking at their previous games, then Zimbabwe defeated Oman by 14 runs to advance further in this tournament.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka defeated the Netherlands by 21 runs to move one step ahead to the semifinals.

Moreover, both teams finished as table-toppers in their respective groups during the group stage games.

Thus, we will get some high-octane action between these two sides on the 2nd of July.

Match Details

Match: Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka, Match 4

Venue: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

Date: 2nd July 2023

Time: 12:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Queens is suitable for pacers in ODI cricket, but in recent games, the cracks in the pitch have opened up which has paved the way for spinners to dominate games. Moreover, the wicket has also slowed down a bit recently. Furthermore, the average first innings score at this venue is 235 runs.

Full Squads for ZIM vs SL, Match 4


Craig Ervine (c), Innocent Kaia, Ryan Burl, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Brad Evans, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Wesley Madhevere, Clive Mandande (wk), Joylord Gumbie (wk), Blessing Muzarabani, Luke Jongwe, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara, Wellington Masakadza

Sri Lanka

Charith Asalanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dushan Hemantha, Pathum Nissanka, Sahan Arachchige, Chamika Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk), Dilshan Madushanka, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana

Probable Playing XI for ZIM vs SL, Match 4


Joylord Gumbie (wk), Craig Ervine (c), Wesley Madhevere, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Wellington Masakadza, Luke Jongwe, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka

Match Prediction for ZIM vs SL, Match 4

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be an even contest between these two sides.

Moreover, it will also be an exciting contest for fans as well.

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