Game preview – Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe tour around United Arab Emirates 2020/21, 1st T20I


Sean Williams’ side will also want to prove a point, as they will not feature in this year’s T20 World Cup.

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After a series of tough tests where the honors were shared, the focus in Abu Dhabi will shift to the three T20Is that Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will play within four days.

In addition to the general goal of winning the series, the goals of the two teams with the bigger picture in mind will be very different. Afghanistan will try to consolidate their strongest team looking ahead to the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup scheduled for India later this year. Zimbabwe, meanwhile, will not be taking part in the World Cup, as they have not taken part in the qualifying event since their table was suspended at that time. They will try to show what event the tent will miss if they are not there.