West Indies are all set to take on Zimbabwe in the 8th T20 match of the T20 World Cup 2022. WI vs Zim Group B T20 WC 2022 match will take place at Bellerive Oval, Hobart on 19th October 2022. You can check who will win West Indies vs Zimbabwe Today Match Prediction here on this page.
West Indies vs Zimbabwe 8th T20 Today Match Prediction
After losing the 3rd match against Scotland by 42 runs in an upsetting defeat West Indies are ready again to take on Zimbabwe in the 8th T20 match. As of now, West Indies stands at the bottom of the points table with 0 points to its name. On the other side, Zimbabwe won the 4th T20 match against Ireland by 31 runs prior to this game. At this point, Zimbabwe occupies the 2nd spot on the points table. Now West Indies vs Zimbabwe 8th T20 will be hosted at Bellerive Oval, Hobart on 19th October 2022.
Who could have thought the two-timer former World Champions West Indies will lose their opening T20 World Cup 2022 match against a minor T20 team? However, that’s what happened in the 3rd T20 match when Scotland steamrolled West Indies by 42 runs. Scotland set a huge total of 150 for 5 in 20 overs with a blistering inning from Munsey of 66 runs. However, the Windies’ batting lineup collapsed in the chase and ended up 118 all out in the 18th over. As a result, West Indies slid down to the bottom of the Group B points table.
On the other side, Zimbabwe had a happy start to their T20 World Cup 2022. They outclassed Ireland in the 4th T20 match by setting up a mighty total of 174 in 20 overs. Raza played a historical inning of 82 runs in that match. In return, Ireland crawled to 143 for 9 in 20 overs in their chase. As a result, Zimbabwe stood victorious in the end.
This is a must-win match for West Indies in order to survive in the tournament. If they lose their chances to march in the Super 12 stage will fade out. Luckily they have dominating a record against Zimbabwe in the T20 format. West Indies have played three T20 matches against Zimbabwe and won 2 with Zimbabwe winning one.
West Indies will win this match. They need this victory to keep their hopes alive in the tournament. They have so much potential in their team however their batters should not panic in the chase and play their natural game.
On the other side, Zimbabwe will also be looking forward to the victory. Their previous victory has given them so much confidence and now they must keep going with it. All in all, this is going to be a thrilling T20 match for cricket fans around the globe.
West Indies Team Squad
Kyle Mayers, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran(w/c), Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Odean Smith, Obed McCoy, Johnson Charles, Yannic Cariah, Sheldon Cottrell, Raymon Reifer
Zimbabwe Team Squad
Regis Chakabva(w), Craig Ervine(c), Wesley Madhevere, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Tendai Chatara, Richard Ngarava, Blessing Muzarabani, Tony Munyonga, Brad Evans, Clive Madande, Wellington Masakadza