South Africa vs Zimbabwe 1st T20 Highlights and Betting Analysis

South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first.

South Africa innings

South African openers didn’t give an ideal start to the innings and were both back to the pavilion in the 2nd over. GL Cloete was out in the 1st over and Quinton de Kock was out caught in the 2nd over and South Africa were 11-2.

After the early loss, Rassie Van Der Dussen and Faf du Plessis stabilised the innings and kept the scorecard moving at a decent rate. In the 4th over, South Africa were 30-2.

Here are the highlights and betting analysis to show you the key moments during the South Africa vs Zimbabwe 1st T20 to win high returns on your bets.

The 1st Over to 6th Over total runs market had the odds 2.00 for Over 49.5 selection.

At the same time, South Africa total runs 20 Over market had these odds –

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The individual performance markets too had great odds where bettors could have won great returns.

When Rassie Van Der Dussen was batting on 2, the market for his total runs and the odds offered were –

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Also, in the 5th over, when South Africa were 35-2, the odds for South Africa Fall of 3rd wicket for Under and Over 61.5 were set at 1.83.

Here is another interesting market with some interesting odds that definitely had the scope of good returns –

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At the end of the 5th over, when South Africa were 44-2, the odds in the total runs 20 overs market were the highest.

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The Under 164.5 selection offered odds of 3.00. This was a crucial stage and selection if chosen could have won the player great returns on the bet.

The South Africa Top Batsman market also had high odds for the batsman that would go on to be the top batsman of the South Africa innings at this stage.

Here are the results of the above shown betting markets –

South Africa at the end of 6th over, South Africa’s score was 52-2. So, anyone who’d bet on the Over 49.5 selection of the South Africa Total Runs -1st Over to 6th Over market would have won returns at 2.00 odds.

South Africa lost their 3rd wicket on the 1st ball of the 7th over at the score of 52 when Mavuta dismissed Faf du Plessis out caught for 34.

This wicket meant returns at 1.40 odds for players having waged their stake on the Over 2.5 selection in South Africa Total Wickets -1st Over to 10th Over market.

Also, the odds for 1st Over to 12th Over Total Wicket market had the odds of 1.72 for Under 3.5 selection which is a little higher than the 1.40 odds. Bet on this selection would have won higher returns that on the Over 2.5 selection in the previous market as South Africa had lost only 3 wickets at the end of the 12th over.

Van der Dussent was out in the 18th over for 56 runs. His performance would have won a bettor returns at 2.20 odds if he’d waged his stake on the Over 31.5 selection in Rassle van Der Dussen total runs market.

South Africa finished at 160-6 in 20 overs. The 20 overs total runs market had the odds of 3.00 for Under 164.5 selection as discussed above.

Waging a stake of Rs.500 would have returned Rs.1500.

The odds in the Match Winner market were the highest after the South Africa innings ended.

Also, van der Dussent was the South Africa Top batsman the odds for whom at the start were 3.75.

Zimbabwe Innings

Here is a market in the #betyourway category that was available before the Zimbabwe innings started.

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It was very likely that this will occur and it did. Zimbabwe lost their 1st wicket in the 2nd over. That was followed by another wicket in the 4th over as Imran Tahir dismissed both the openers.

Here is the market for Zimbabwe top batsman at the start of the Zimbabwe innings.

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Zimbabwe lost wickets in quick succession and were 7 wickets down for 70 runs in the 13th over.

Peter Moor and B Mavuta played a quick fiery innings towards the end bringing Zimbabwe back in the chase. P Moor hit 4 back to back sixes and along with Mavuta put together 53 runs for the 8th wicket.

Moor was the last man to get out in the 18th over and Zimbabwe were 126 all out.

P Moor was the top batsman for Zimbabwe, the odds for whom were set at 10.00 at the start of the Zimbabwe innings.

Imran Tahir picked 5 for 23 and was the top bowler for South Africa and also the man of the match.

There are many more markets and odds offered during in-play betting and a lot of opportunities to win great returns on your bets. These were some of the crucial and key moments in the South Africa vs Zimbabwe 1st T20 where players can wage low to medium risk bets and win high return betting on cricket online.

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