IRE vs ZIM Prediction: Ireland and Zimbabwe are set to play back-to-back games. The 4th T20I will also be played at the Bready Cricket Club. Ireland are leading the 5 match series is tied 2-1. After losing the first game narrowly, the hosts have dominated the proceedings. The third game saw Ireland rack up 178 runs on the back of a scintillating unbeaten century from Paul Stirling. In response, Zimbabwe only managed 138 runs.
Ireland vs Zimbabwe, 4th T20I
2 September 2021, 07:30 PM IST
Bready Cricket Club, Bready
IRE – 60%
Ireland have been the better side with both bat and ball in the series. Zimbabwe have struggled with the bat in all three games. We are predicting another Ireland win here as they look to seal the series. The betting sites also favor the home side.
Bet365: IRE: 1.50; ZIM: 2.62
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Top Bets:
Who will win? Ireland
Top Batsman – Paul Stirling (Ireland), Craig Ervine (Zimbabwe)
Top Bowler – Mark Adair (Ireland), Ryan Burl (Zimbabwe)
Most Sixes in the match – Paul Stirling (Ireland)
Player of the Match- Paul Stirling (Ireland)
Team Scores Batting first– Ireland 160+, Zimbabwe 150+
Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), George Dockrell, William McClintock, Neil Rock (wk), Shane Getkate, Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Joshua Little, Benjamin White
Andrew Balbirnie (C), 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.
Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Regis Chakabva (wk), Dion Myers, Craig Ervine (c), Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Tendai Chatara, Richard Ngarava
Craig Ervine (C), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Luke Jongwe, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Tarisai Musakanda, Blessing Muzarabani, Dion Myers, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Donald Tiripano.
As seen in the previous game, the pitch in Bready is good for batting. The average score on this pitch is 146.
If IRE bats first: 160-170
If ZIM bats first: 150-160
Clear skies are predicted for the fourth game, and we should expect an uninterrupted match. The expected temperature on match day is a cool 19 degrees Celsius.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: R Chakabva
BATSMEN: K O’Brien, P Stirling, C Ervine
ALL-ROUNDERS: R Burl, S Getkate, S Singh
BOWLERS: M Adair, L Jongwe, W Masakadza, J Little
Players who are expected to perform well as per IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction.
Paul Stirling: Paul Stirling will be high on confidence after his heroics in the last game. He is yet to get out cheaply in the series. He has 2343 runs in 83 T20I innings at a striker rate of 139.
Craig Ervine: We are backing the Zimbabwe captain to come good in this game. He could shine with a lot of experienced batsmen missing. He has 601 runs in 28 innings with three half-centuries to his name.
Mark Adair: Adair repaid the faith shown by the Team management with a great showing in the third game. He was the pick of the bowlers taking three wickets, giving away just 11 runs. He has 35 wickets in just 22 games at an economy of under 7.
Ryan Burl: The spinner has been the shining light of Zimbabwe’s tour so far. He continues to pick up wickets in every game. He has six wickets in three games at an economy of under 6. He can also contribute with the bat.
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