IRE vs ZIM Prediction: Ireland takes on Zimbabwe in the second of the three ODIs at the Civil Service Cricket Club in Belfast. Ireland elected to field in the first game and the visitors posted 266/7 in 50 overs. All Zimbabwe senior players delivered with Craig Ervine top-scoring with 64. All Irish bowlers took a solitary wicket. In reply, the hosts started off well but lost wickets in a cluster in the middle overs, finally losing by 38 runs.
Ireland vs Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI
10 September 2021, 03:00 PM IST
Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast
IRE – 60%
Ireland will be looking to bounce back in this game and tie the series. The betting sites also seem to favor the Irish.
Bet365: IRE: 1.57; ZIM: 2.37
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Top Bets:
Who will win? Ireland
Top Batsman – Paul Stirling (Ireland), Brendan Taylor (Zimbabwe)
Top Bowler – Andrew Mcbrine (Ireland), Blessing Muzarabani (Zimbabwe)
Most Sixes in the match – Paul Stirling (Ireland)
Player of the Match- Paul Stirling (Ireland)
Team Scores Batting first– Ireland 240+, Zimbabwe 220+
Paul Stirling, William Porterfield, Andrew Balbirnie (c), George Dockrell, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Andy McBrine, Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Josh Little, Craig Young
Andrew Balbirnie (Captain), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Graham Kennedy, Josh Little, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, William Porterfield, Neil Rock, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young
Wesley Madhevere, Brendan Taylor, Regis Chakabva (wk), Dion Myers, Craig Ervine (c), Sikander Butt, Sean Williams, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava
Tarisai Musakanda, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessely Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Dion Myers, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine, Luke Jongwe, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Donald Tiripano
The Civil Service cricket club is set to offer a batting track. The average score on this pitch is 218.
If IRE bats first: 240-250
If ZIM bats first: 220-230
Overcast conditions are predicted for the second game. There is a high probability of rain post lunch. The expected temperature on match day will be around 19 degrees Celsius.
WICKET-KEEPERS: R Chakabva, B Taylor
BATSMEN: P Stirling, W Porterfield, C Ervine
ALL-ROUNDERS: M Adair, S Singh, S Williams
BOWLERS: B Muzarabani, J Little, W Masakadza
Players who are expected to perform well as per IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction.
Paul Stirling: Stirling’s good form continued in the first ODI. He scored 32 off 47 deliveries. Overall, he has 4906 runs in 132 ODIs at an average of 39.
Brendan Taylor: Zimbabwe’s star man has returned in the ODI leg. They have been missing his skills dearly as their batting failed miserably in the T20Is. He has 6677 runs in 203 matches at an average of 35.7.
Andy McBrine: We are tipping the right arm off-spinner to come good in this game. He picked up a wicket in the first game. Overall, he has 61 wickets in 60 games at an economy of under 4.5.
Blessing Muzarabani: Muzarabani delivered on his promise in the first game. He returned in the second spell to take quick wickets and derail the Irish chase. In ODIs, he has 32 wickets in 25 games at an economy of 5.23.
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