The Bangladesh ODI national team lost to Zimbabwe by a margin of 5 wickets in the first match of the three-match BAN vs ZIM ODI Series 2022 on Friday, August 5 at the Harare Sports Club.
Zimbabwe defeated Bangladesh for the first time in an ODI since May 2013.
In that regard, the match was crucial for the hosts since they won a one-day international against the visiting Bangladesh team after 19 losses in a row.
The Tigers must respond quickly in the second ODI to level the series, which will be played on Sunday, August 6 at the same venue. The second match preview is discussed in this article.
The Bangladesh team's loss in the opening ODI came as a huge shock, especially considering that they had been consistently defeating Zimbabwe in this format.
The team Tigers must display their aggressive intent in order to impose pressure on the hosts in the second game.
On the other hand, Zimbabwe's campaign is now in a positive frame of mind, and their confidence level is strong enough for them to win back-to-back games.
The second game of series will begin todayat 1.15 pm (Bangladesh Standard Time).