Nepal vs Zimbabwe in World Cup Qualifier 2023

ICC has scheduled Nepal vs Zimbabwe in World Cup Qualifier 2023 on June 18 in Harare Sports Club, Harare. Nepal and Zimbabwe are in group A along with West Indies, the Netherlands, and the USA. Nepal vs Zimbabwe will be the first match of Qualifier 2023.

Nepal vs Zimbabwe in World Cup Qualifier 2023
Nepal vs Zimbabwe in World Cup Qualifier 2023

Nepal vs Zimbabwe in World Cup Qualifier 2023

This match is very important for both teams. Nepal can have a very good start in the tournament by defeating a big team like Zimbabwe. It would be not easy to defeat Zimbabwe but seeing Nepal’s recent form, Nepal can defeat any opposition team on a given day. We can expect a tough fight in Nepal vs Zimbabwe match.

Nepal vs Zimbabwe Match Details

Topic:Nepal vs Zimbabwe in World Cup Qualifier 2023
Match:Nepal vs Zimbabwe
Venue:Harare Sports Club, Harare
Date:18th June 2023
Time:09:00 Local ( 12:45 Nepali Time )
Captains:Rohit Paudel (NP) & Craig Ervine (Zimbabwe)

Nepal and Zimbabwe’s Performances in Warm-Up Matches

Nepal won the warm-up match against Oman and lost against UAE. Nepal defeated Oman by 2 wickets whereas UAE defeated Nepal by 3 wickets.

Zimbabwe won both matches against Oman and Scotland. Zimbabwe won by 28 runs against Oman whereas Zimbabwe won against Scotland by 6 wickets.

Nepal and Zimbabwe’s Performances in 2023 (50 Overs Format)

Nepali cricket is going through a golden era. Nepal reaches the qualifiers by winning the last 11 matches out of 12 in CWC League 2. Nepal won ACC Premier Cup 2023. Nepal also qualified for Asia Cup 2023 and ACC Emerging Cup 2023.

Zimbabwe played an ODI series against Ireland which was finished in a 1-1 tie. Zimbabwe also played the ODI series against the Netherlands which Zimbabwe won by 2-1.

Nepal vs Zimbabwe Past Performances

Nepal and Zimbabwe played against each other 3 times since 2018. Two matches were played in the T20 format and one match in 50 over format. Nepal has not won any matches against Zimbabwe. The last time Nepal vs Zimbabwe 50 overs match was played in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers where Zimbabwe won by 116 runs. Sikandar Raza was the player of the match, he smashed an attacking century and also took 3 wickets in the match.

Nepal Squad

  • Rohit Paudel (c)
  • Dipendra Singh Airee
  • Kushal Bhurtel
  • Pratis GC
  • Gulshan Jha
  • Sompal Kami
  • Karan KC
  • Sandeep Lamichhane
  • Kishor Mahato
  • Gyanendra Malla
  • Kushal Malla
  • Lalit Rajbanshi
  • Arjun Saud (wk)
  • Bhim Sharki
  • Aarif Sheikh
  • Aasif Sheikh (wk)

Zimbabwe Squad

  • Craig Ervine(c)
  • Ryan Burl
  • Tendai Chatara
  • Brad Evans
  • Joylord Gumbie
  • Luke Jongwe
  • Innocent Kaia
  • Clive Madande
  • Wessly Madhevere
  • Tadiwanashe Marumani
  • Wellington Masakadza
  • Blessing Muzarabani
  • Richard Ngarava
  • Sikandar Raza
  • Sean Williams

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