After beating Zimbabwe comprehensively in the 3-match T20I series, Bangladesh will take on the hosts in the first ODI on Friday August 5 at the Harare Sports Club.
The vistors of won each of their last five ODIs against Zimbabwe. The African nation, on the other hand, has lost four of their last five matches in the format. Overall, the two teams have played 78 ODI matches against each other. Bangladesh have won 50 of these matches. Bangladesh are currently occupying the second spot in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League, while Zimbabwe are occupying the 12th position. As we gear up for the first ODI, I have brought to you the best three betting tips from the ZIM vs BAN 1st ODI head-to-head encounter.
Tamim Iqbal, Litton Das and Mahmudullah are my top three player betting tips for the ZIM vs BAN 1st ODI. Have a look at it for reaping the best returns.
Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal has played a total of 228 ODI matches and scored 7943 runs at an average of 36.94. He has 14 hundreds and 53 fifties to his name in the format. The 33-year-old's last four ODI outings have seen him score 34, 50*, 33 and 87*. In 2022, the southpaw played nine matches and scored 277 runs at an average of 39.57. The Chittagong-born carries a fabulous record against Zimbabwe. He has played 44 ODIs against them and scored 1816 runs at an average of 43.23. He has played 18 of those matches in Zimbabwe and scored 689 runs at an average of 38.27. Iqbal has hit four hundreds and nine fifties against Zimbabwe. In his last ODI against the side in July 2021, he scored 112 runs off 97 balls. Chances of the experienced campaigner scoring high against Zimbabwe in the first ODI are very high. If you feel the same, head over to Pari Match and keep an eye on Tamim Iqbal from the ZIM vs BAN 1st ODI head-to-head encounter.
Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Litton Das has been in good form off late. He scored 32 off 19 balls in the first T20I against Zimbabwe, while in the second the 27-year-old scored 56 runs off 33 balls. Das has scores of 50, 32*, 1, 48, 15, 50, 86 and 136 in his last eight ODI outings. In the 12 ODI matches against Zimbabwe, he has scored 577 runs at an average of 52.45. He has hit three hundreds and one fifty against the opposition. In Zimbabwe he averages 51.66 from three matches. In his last three outings against the hosts, the right-hander has scored 32, 21 and 102 runs. Overall, he has played 56 fifty-over matches and scored 1754 runs at an average of 33.73. He has five hundreds and six fifties to his name in the format. Considering Litton Das's number against Zimbabwe, it's very likely that the Dinajpur-born star would score high runs against Zimbabwe. If you feel the same, head over to 1XBET and keep your eyes on Litton Das from the ZIM vs BAN 1st ODI head-to-head encounter.
Bangladesh star Mahmudullah has played 209 ODI matches and scored 4629 runs at an average of 34.80. He has three hundreds and 25 fifties to his name in the format. In 2022 the 36-year-old former captain has scored 160 runs in nine matches at an average of 40. His scores in his last five ODI outings are - 26, 41*, 25, 25, 29*. The right-hand batter has consistently gots starts but a big score has devoid him. In 41 ODI matches against Zimbabwe, he has scored 745 runs at an average of 29.80. Mahmudullah has hit five fifties against the hosts in the format. In the 16 matches in Zimbabwe, Mahmudullah has scored 351 runs in 14 innings at an average of 35.10. He carries a low average of 13.50 in six ODI matches at the Harare Sports Club. Scoring more than 30 runs can get difficult for Mahmudullah who has also not spent a game time in the middle lately. If you feel the same, head over to 1XBET and keep your eyes on Mahmudullah from the ZIM vs BAN 1st ODI head-to-head encounter.
Tamim Iqbal to score high
Litton Das to score high
Mahmudullah to score low