ZIMBABWE TOUR OF IRELAND: IRE VS ZIM 1st T20I Dream11 Prediction
Zimbabwe and Ireland will face each other in a five-match T-20 international series. The Zimbabwe tour of Ireland consists of a T-20 International series and a 3-match One-Day International Series. The results of the first two T-20 games will ascertain the enthusiasm and thrill in the remaining part of the series. Both teams will look to wrap up the series ahead of the crucial T-20 World Cup scheduled in October.
IRE VS ZIM 1st T-20I Details:
Date: 27th August 2021
Time: 4:30 pm (IST)
Venue: Clontarf Cricket Ground, Dublin, Ireland.
IRE VS ZIM Squads:
Andrew Balbirnie (Captain), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Shane Getkate, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, William McClintock, Kevin O’Brien, Neil Rock, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young.
Brendan Taylor, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine, Luke Jongwe, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Tarisai Musakanda, Blessing Muzarabani, Dion Myers, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano, Sean Williams
Top Picks for IRE VS ZIM 1st T-20:
- Brendon Taylor
Brendon Taylor is one of the most successful batsmen for the Zimbabwean side. He has returned to the side after a brief passage following his injury. Taylor will be the most handsome pick for Ireland and Zimbabwe series. The top-order batsman will score quick and precious runs for his side and will certainly impress the fans.
- Wellington Masakadza
Wellington Masakadza is one of the best T-20 players on the Zimbabwe Team. A junior and inexperienced player, Wellington has made a steady start to his T-20 career. In his 17 T-20 International matches played, Masakadza has claimed 17 wickets and scored with an average of 29. His all-around abilities make him the top pick for the T-20 series.
- Andrew Balbirnie
Andrew Balbirnie has been named as the Captain of the Ireland team for the Zimbabwe series. Following his announcement as captain, we can expect a brilliant and systematic run-scoring from the top Irish Batsman. Balbirnie has played handy innings for his team and took the side to victory against South Africa. He is certainly our top pick.
Head to Head Ireland vs Zimbabwe in T-20 Internationals:
- Total Matches Played: 3
- Ireland Won: 1
- Zimbabwe Won: 2
Zimbabwe and Ireland have played a total of 3 T-20 Internationals till now. Zimbabwe has managed to win a majority of the matches and has a dominant T-20 lineup.
Zimbabwe has a healthy record against Ireland and will try to maintain the same form in the T-20 series. The only difference here will be that Zimbabwe has won most of the matches at their home turf and a few matches have been played in Ireland.
Zimbabwe will like to seize this home opportunity and beat Ireland to win the series. By defeating Ireland, Zimbabwe will gain momentum and push their ICC Rankings to be recognized as a strong T-20 side.
Ireland has a golden opportunity to defeat Zimbabwe and recognize itself as a popular T-20 playing side.
The Pitch at the Clontarf Cricket Ground is green and hard. We can expect a high-scoring match as the boundaries are less than seventy meters away. The captain winning the toss will definitely elect and like to bat first. The pitch will deteriorate as the T-20 series progresses as all the matches will be played on the same ground following the covid protocol.
The Weather at Clontarf during the 1st T-20 match will be partly cloudy. The average temperature will be around 18*Celsius with heat, moisture, and 76% high humidity along with winds blowing at an average speed of 13 km/hr.
IRE VS ZIM 1st T-20 Dream 11 Prediction:
The T-20 series between the two underdogs of T-20 Cricket will be interesting to watch. Both the teams will look to gain prestige by winning the series. Zimbabwe has a more dominant, experienced, and confident side than Ireland and is certainly the favorite team to win the 1st T-20 International.
IRE VS ZIM 1st T-20 Dream XI Team:
- Wicket Keepers: Brendan Taylor
- Batsmen: Welligton Masakadza, Regis Chakabava, Andrew Bilbirnie, Mark Adair
- All-Rounders: Kevin O’ Brien, Sean Williams (VC)
- Bowlers: Blessing Muzarabani, Dion Myers, Joshua Little, Barry McCarthy
Live Streaming will be available on Fancode.
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