The hosts haven't had an incredible time recently. The way that they have lost their last 7 Odis clarifies the story of a side that is attempting to contend at the most abnormal amount. Investing quality time in the center is the most serious issue for Zimbabwe's batsmen.
Against top global rocking the bowling alley assaults they have submissively surrendered their wickets, with the odd special case demonstrating their battle. Hamilton Masakadza is one such batsman - he has scored three fifties in the last five Odis, while Sean Williams has been steady in the center request. Brendan Taylor's dunk in structure is harming Zimbabwe gravely as he is their best batsmen, as well as the main player in the top-request to have played more than 150 Odis. Indeed, Taylor has figured out how to score just two fifties in his last 21 Odis.
Dissimilar to their restriction, the Proteas have been first rate for some time now in all manifestations of cricket. Series wins in both Tests and Odis against Sri Lanka in their own particular lawn have lifted the spirits in the side, which then went onto win the two-sided series against hosts Zimbabwe regardless of resting a couple of their principle players. The top-request has a made an extraordinary showing and each of the main four batsmen - Amla, de Kock, du Plessis and de Villiers - have scored no less than one hundred in their last five Odis. The way that South Africa have scored in overabundance of 300 four times in the last seven Odis clarifies that the batsmen are in incredible scratch.