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Zim Afro T10 2023: JB vs BB Dream11 Prediction – Pitch Report, Playing XI & Fantasy Tips

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JBF vs BB

Joburg Buffaloes (JBF) will battle against Bulawayo Braves (BB) in the third match of the Zim Afro T10 2023 at the Harare Sports Club on Friday (July 21). Both JBF and BB consist of many strong players that will represent the respective sides in the inaugural event. It is worth mentioning that this will be the first game of JB in the maiden Zim Afro T10, whereas BB will take the field with an experience of one match.

Speaking of the squads of the two teams, JB’s batting line-up features the likes of Mushfiqur Rahim, Tom Banton, Yusuf Pathan, Will Smeed, Noor Ahmad, Ravi Bopara with Odean Smith, Wellington Masakadza and Usman Shinwari comprising the bowling attack.

On the other hand, BB has the services of Beau Webster, Kobe Herft, Sikandar Raza, Ashton Turner, Ryan Burt, and Thisara Perera as power hitters, with Taskin Ahmed, Tymal Mills, Faraz Akram, Mujeeb ur Rahman adding sharpness to the bowling.

JB will look to start their campaign on a high note by winning their opening game. Meanwhile, BB will be determined to use the one-match experience to their advantage.

Dream11 Prediction:

  • Wicketkeepers: Tom Banton, Ben McDermott
  • Batters: Ashton Turner, Yusuf Pathan, Will Smeed
  • All-rounders: Ravi Bopara, Sikandar Raza (c), Ryan Burl, Mohammad Hafeez (vc)
  • Bowlers: Mujeeb ur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed

Pitch report:

The Harare Sports Club track is skewed towards benefiting batters over bowlers, as the ball comes nicely onto the bat. However, spinners are also expected to exert greater influence as the game advances.

Probable XI:

Joburg Buffaloes: Mushfiqur Rahim, Tom Banton, Yusuf Pathan, Will Smeed, Mohammad Hafeez, Ravi Bopara, Odean Smith, Junior Dala, Victor Nyauchi, Wellington Masakadza, Usman Shinwari

Bulawayo Braves: Beau Webster, Kobe Herft, Sikandar Raza, Ashton Turner, Ryan Burl, Thisara Perera, Ben McDermott, Taskin Ahmed, Tymal Mills, Faraz Akram, Mujeeb ur Rahman

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

  • JBF wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 20-30
  • BB total: 95-100

Case 2:

  • BB wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 25-35
  • JBF total: 100-110

Team bowling first to win the contest.

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