IRE vs ZIM Prediction: Ireland sealed the series win with an emphatic victory over Zimbabwe in the 4th T20I. The game followed a similar script as the third game. Ireland scored 174 in the first innings, all of their top order contributing. Zimbabwe’s batsmen failed again, and they could manage only 110 in reply.
Ireland vs Zimbabwe, 5th T20I
4 September 2021, 07:30 PM IST
Bready Cricket Club, Bready
IRE – 60%
Zimbabwe put on another poor show with the bat on a good batting track. The hosts are getting better with each passing game. There might be some complacency after winning the series, but we are still backing Ireland to win the final game. The betting sites also favor the home side.
Bet365: IRE: 1.40; ZIM: 3.0
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Top Bets:
Who will win? Ireland
Top Batsman – Kevin O’Brien (Ireland), Wesley Madhevere (Zimbabwe)
Top Bowler – Mark Adair (Ireland), Blessing Muzarabani (Zimbabwe)
Most Sixes in the match – Paul Stirling (Ireland)
Player of the Match- Kevin O’Brien (Ireland)
Team Scores Batting first– Ireland 160+, Zimbabwe 130+
Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), George Dockrell, William McClintock, Neil Rock (wk), Shane Getkate, Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Joshua Little, Barry McCarthy
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, Blessing Muzarabani, 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.
The bready cricket club is historically good for batting. The average score on this pitch is 144.
If IRE bats first: 160-170
If ZIM bats first: 140-150
Overcast clouds are predicted for the fifth game. It is a chilly evening with the expected temperature on match day a cool 15 degrees Celsius.
WICKET-KEEPERS: R Chakabva
BATSMEN: K O’Brien, P Stirling, M Shumba
ALL-ROUNDERS: R Burl, S Getkate, S Singh, W Madhevere
BOWLERS: M Adair, B Muzarabani, B McCarthy
Players who are expected to perform well as per IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction.
Kevin O’Brien: He is the most bankable player. O’Brien has looked good every time he has walked in to bat. Overall, he has 1815 runs in 103 games at a strike rate of 133.4.
Wesley Madhevere: We are backing the Zimbabwe opener to come good in this game. He scores at a brisk pace once he gets going. He has 396 runs in 17 innings with four half-centuries to his name.
Mark Adair: Adair vindicated our selection last time. He has picked up seven wickets in two games at an economy of under 5.
Blessing Muzarabani: He is Zimbabwe’s premier bowler. He will be tasked with getting rid of Ireland’s in-form opening duo. Overall, he has 25 wickets in 17 games.
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