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| On Aug 26, 2021 4:33 PM IST

IRE vs ZIM 1st T20I: Possible Playing 11 of Zimbabwe


ZIM Playing 11: Zimbabwe’s tour of Ireland is about to start and both teams will face in the first T20I here at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin. With two equally matched teams on paper, we might be in for a fascinating contest. With new captain Craig Ervine ready to lead the team, Zimbabwe will hope for some change in fortunes. They have shown promise in their last few games but are yet to achieve consistency. Despite losing the series against Bangladesh, the team showed promise. Ireland and Zimbabwe have faced each other in 3 T20Is in which Ireland leads Zimbabwe 2-1.

Team News

  • For Zimbabwe, Brendan Taylor and Craig Ervine return after missing the last series against Bangladesh.
  • Sean Williams has made himself unavailable for the T20I series but will be available for ODIs.

ZIM Playing 11 (likely)

Wessley Madhevere
Craig Ervine (C)
Brendan Taylor
Regis Chakabva (wk)
Dion Myers
Ryan Burl
Sikandar Raza
Luke Jongwe
Blessing Muzarabani
Tendai Chatara
Richard Ngarava

With the return of their main players, Zimbabwe looks an excellent batting unit. Taylor, Ervine and Sikandar Raza will look to use all their experience and get big runs on the board. Madhevere and Ryan Burl were two big positives for Zimbabwe in their last series. Both were consistent, especially Burl, who was at his best hitting form. The fast bowling department will be led by Muzarabani who will pose a big threat to Irish batsmen in helpful conditions.

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Zimbabwe Squad

Craig Ervine (C), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva (wk), Tendai Chatara, Luke Jongwe, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Tarisai Musakanda, Blessing Muzarabani, Dion Myers, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano.

Where to Watch IRE vs ZIM Live 1st T20I

You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st T20I match on Fancode. The match will be played on 27 August and will start at 4:30 PM (IST).

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