- Match: Australia vs Zimbabwe (AUS vs ZIM)
- Date-3rd September 2022
- Match Format- ODI
- Venue- Townsville
- Time- 5 AM (IST)
- Weather- Partly Cloudy (26 degrees Celsius)
Australia vs Zimbabwe (AUS vs ZIM) Today Match Prediction Preview
Welcome to the AUS vs ZIM Today Match Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Australia will take on Zimbabwe in the 3rd ODI of Zimbabwe tour of Australia at Townsville on Saturday, 3rd September 2022. Keep on reading for more information on the AUS vs ZIM game.
Australia will meet Zimbabwe for the final match of the series on Saturday. The hosts have trashed Zimbabwe as expected and are currently 2-0 in the series. They are expected to complete the whitewash on Saturday.
Zimbabwe did comparatively better in the 1st ODI where they reached 200 with the help of Wessly Madhevere’s 72 and picked up 5 Australian wickets where Ryan Burl grabbed three of them. The second match witnessed complete dominance by the home side. They reduced Zimbabwe to just 96 with the help of Mitchell Starc’s 3-for. Steve Smith then scored an unbeaten 47 to help the team cross the line with ease.
Top Batsmen for AUS vs ZIM
David Warner- 70 runs
Steve Smith- 95 runs
Wessly Madhevere- 72 runs
Top Bowlers for AUS vs ZIM
Cameron Green- 7 wickets
Adam Zampa- 6 wickets
Mitchell Starc- 4 wickets
AUS vs ZIM Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If AUS bats first
- First Innings score prediction- AUS expected to score around 260
- Result prediction- AUS to win by 30 to 15 runs
Scenario 2- If ZIM bats first
- First Innings score prediction- ZIM is expected to score around 120
- Result prediction-AUS will win the match by 9 wickets
AUS vs ZIM Today Match Prediction, ODI Series 2022, Who Will Win the Match?
AUS to win this match
Australia is the overwhelming favourites to win this match. They were able to bank the series with a couple of convincing victories and they will be keen to finish off on high on Saturday. Zimbabwe, on the other hand, has nothing to lose here and might give it all to put some fight. Despite all these, Australia is likely to go over the line with a comfortable victory.
Team Availability/ Injury updates
- Mitchell Marsh is out of the series due to injury and is replaced by Josh Inglis.
AUS vs ZIM Probable Playing 11
AUS Playing XI
Aaron Finch (c), Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa
ZIM Playing XI
Regis Chakabva (c), Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Ryan Burl, Innocent Kaia, Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Sean Williams, Tony Munyonga, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano
Squad for AUS vs ZIM, ODI Series 2022
AUS squad: Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa, Josh Inglis
ZIM Squad: Regis Chakabva (c), Tanaka Chivanga, Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Ryan Burl, Innocent Kaia, Kaitano Takudzwanashe, Clive Madande, Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, John Masara, Tony Munyonga, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano