WI vs ZIM T20 WC Prediction 19 Oct 2022

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Zimbabwe vs West Indies

ICC T20 World Cup 2022

West Indies
  • Date: 2022-10-19
  • Start Time: 13:30
  • Location: Blundstone Arena, Tasmania, Australia
  • Tournament: ICC T20 World Cup 2022
  • Format: Twenty20
  • Prediction By: Malcolm Richards

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  • Prediction:
    West Indies to Win
  • Best Odds:
    West Indies: 1.34
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In match number 8, West Indies and Zimbabwe will lock horns on 19th October, Wednesday in a group stage match. West Indies started their ICC T20 World Cup journey with a disappointing loss against Cotland and now they have a chance to forget the nightmare and work towards a higher purpose.

  • West Indies is at the brink of group stage exit
  • Despite being taken out during the SCO powerplay, Alzarri Joseph recovered quickly and finished off a strong stint after four overs..
  • Zimbabwe has defeated the two-time champions in the past and they would be motivated to get a favourable result again.

WI vs ZIM – ICC T20 World Cup – Venue Details

Venue: Blundstone Arena, Tasmania, Australia

Date: 19th October 2022

Time: 1.30 PM (IST)

WI vs ZIM – ICC T20 World Cup – Team Preview

West Indies

According to critics, West Indies failed in the last game against Scotland because they didn’t play the game professionally. The batters chose to hit some bad shots and they dug the hole for the whole team while chasing the target given by the Scottish batsmen. The team management will be expecting the batters to do a better job and bounce back in the tournament against Zimbabwe.

There are no major changes expected in the squad except for Kyle Mayers. Mayers completely lost the rhythm of his bowling against Scotland and recorded an economy of 12 in 2 overs without any wickets. Alzarri Joseph and Jason Holder will be expected to maintain the same momentum as the last game as they both picked up 2 wickets each.

The major point of concern in the batting lineup of the West Indies squad. The middle order of the squad will have to play more smartly and will have to maintain the momentum of scoring runs. Evin Lewis will be the primary player to watch out for in the upcoming fixture.


Zimbabwe had a brilliant start to their world cup campaign as they defeated Ireland by 31 runs. They shall now look to win this fixture and secure their place in the Super 12. The year 2022 has turned out to be a good year for the team and after a long wait, they have become a part of the ICC T20 World Cup tournament. The squad will be motivated to continue their momentum of winning and defeating West Indies on Wednesday.

Regis Chakabva and Craig Ervine are expected to open the inning and Wesley Madhevere will bat at the one-down position. Chakabva didn’t have a good start to the tournament in the first game but he is a talented batter and is expected to play a crucial inning on Thursday. Sikander Raza turned out to be the hero of the match and is expected to play a similar role against the West Indies bowlers.

Team management won’t change anything in the bowling section but Luke Jongwe will be on their watch as he did a horrible job against Ireland.

WI vs ZIM – ICC T20 World Cup – Probable Playing XI

West Indies: Kyle Mayers, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Shamrah Brooks, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Odean Smith, Obed McCoy

Zimbabwe: Craig Ervine, Madhevere, Regis Chakabva, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Chatara, Muzarabani, Ngarava

WI vs ZIM – ICC T20 World Cup – Toss Prediction & Pitch Report

Blundstone Arena is known for high-scoring matches and batters always get the benefit in the first innings. The toss-winning team should opt for batting to start the game.

WI vs ZIM – ICC T20 World Cup – Match Prediction

ICC T20 World Cup 2022 edition is turning out to be a thrilling contest. The underdog teams are performing and defeating the experienced teams. However, looking at the stats and records between West Indies and Zimbabwe, we predict West Indies will be the winner in the end.