New Delhi: Scotland and Zimbabwe will take on each other in an intense battle in the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiying first round Group B encounter on Thursday.
Zimbabwe won their opening qualifying match against Hong Kong, but face a tricky test against Scotland. Zimbabwe will be eager to cap off a positive performance in order to see their chances of qualifying take a positive shape.
Zimbabwe will rely on its spinners to do well in this tie. In the last game the batters upfront failed to stitch partnerships and Thursday that will be an issue the team will need to address.
Meanwhile, Scotland failed to beat Afghanistan in their first tie and therefore are in a must-win scenario. Their batting especially the middle-order needs to come good and Thursday will be that opportunity for them to show their mettle.
Both sides will look to go in with similar faces expect a change or two.
Here is everything you need to know of this tie.
Date: March 10
Time: (3:00 pm IST)
Venue: Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur
Possible playing XI:
Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza (capt), Vusi Sibanda, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Donald Tiripano, Wellington Masakadza, Tinashe Panyangara, Tendai Chatara
Scotland: George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod, Matt Machan, Richie Berrington, Preston Mommsen (capt), Matthew Cross (wk), Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Mark Watt, Alasdair Evans
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