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IRE vs ZIM Dream 11 Prediction, Playing 11, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

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IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction: Ireland will take on Zimbabwe in the fifth and final T20I at Bready Cricket Club, Northern Ireland on Thursday. Ireland have already sealed the series with a 3-1 margin after defeating Zimbabwe by 64 runs in the fourth T20I which was played on Thursday.

IRE vs ZIM Dream 11 Prediction

After a good start to the tour, the form-line has only gone downhill for the visitors Zimbabwe. The inexperienced batting line-up has continued to struggled with Zimbabwe not looking like they will pick Brendan Taylor in the shortest format. On the other hand, Ireland have played better with each game. They produced an all-round display on Thursday by posting a total of 174-4 before restricting Zimbabwe to 110-9.

IRE vs ZIM Match Details

Fixture Name: 5th T20I, Ireland vs Zimbabwe

Competition: Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I

Date: 04 September 2021

Time: 7.30 PM IST

Team Form Guide:
IRE (recent last):  L L W W W
ZIM (recent last): L W L L L

IRE vs ZIM Ground Details

Ground: Bready Cricket Club, Northern Ireland

Pitch Report: The last two matches at this venue have seen Ireland post totals of 178 and 174 respectively. These scores reflect that the tracks at Bready are pretty good for batting. The final game could also see a big total if Ireland bat first.

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Ireland (174/4) beat Zimbabwe (110/9) by 64 runs on 02 Sep 2021

IRE vs ZIM Dream 11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Regis Chakabva
BATSMEN: Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie, Craig Ervine
ALL-ROUNDERS: Simi Singh, Shane Getkate
BOWLERS:  Luke Jongwe, Mark Adair, Wellington Masakadza, Craig Young

IRE vs ZIM Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

Ireland will look to get another win in the final T20I after already winning the series with a victory in the fourth game. The hosts’ top-order has fired consistently meaning that they have managed to post good totals while Zimbabwe’s inexperienced batting line-up has also played into their hands. This theme might continue to be the same on Saturday too.

IRE 2021 Captain (Andy Balbirnie)

Ireland skipper Andrew Balbirnie is an elegant batsman who will look to anchor the inning. He came up with a superb 36 off 22 balls in the fourth T20I.

Andy Balbirnie in T20I cricket: 1078 runs from 49 matches

ZIM 2021 Captain (Craig Ervine)

Zimbabwe captain Craig Ervine has been the lone batsman from his side who has looked somewhat in form. Ervine scored a sedate 30-ball 28 in the fourth game on Thursday.

Craig Ervine in T20I cricket: 629 runs from 30 matches

Man of the Match in IRE vs ZIM

Bowling all-rounder Shane Getkate has been impressive on his comeback to the Irish side. He came up with 12 runs and two wickets in the last game on Thursday. Getkate can be a solid candidate to bag the ‘Man of the Match’ award.

Shane Getkate: 165 runs and 16 wickets from 22 matches

IRE Top Picks

Mark Adair

All-rounder Mark Adair is one of the key players for the Ireland team. Adair starred in the fourth T20I with four scalps.

Mark Adair in T20I cricket: 181 runs and 39 wickets from 23 matches

Paul Stirling

Ireland’s star batsman Paul Stirling looked in prime touch once again while he struck 39 runs in the fourth T20I. Stirling will want to post at least a fifty in the final game.

Paul Stirling in T20I cricket: 2382 runs and 19 wickets from 85 matches.

IRE News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Ireland team.

Expected Team Changes

  • Ireland have continued to make changes especially to their bowling attack. The duo of Barry McCarthy and Craig Young could rest once again to give another chance to Joshua Little and Ben White

IRE Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Paul Stirling
  2. Kevin O’Brien
  3. Andy Balbirnie (C)
  4. William McClintock
  5. George Dockrell
  6. Simi Singh
  7. Neil Rock (WK)
  8. Shane Getkate
  9. Mark Adair
  10. Barry McCarthy/Ben White
  11. Craig Young/Joshua Little

ZIM Top Picks

Luke Jongwe

All-rounder Luke Jongwe has been a key player in the Zimbabwe T20I side in recent times. He produced 24 runs and one wicket in the fourth T20I.

Luke Jongwe in T20I cricket: 156 runs and 25 wickets from 18 matches

Wellington Masakadza

Left-arm spinner Wellington Masakadza came up with a fine spell in the fourth T20I to take two wickets while conceding just 22 runs.

Wellington Masakadza in T20I cricket: 22 wickets from 24 matches

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ZIM News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Ryan Burl sprained his ankle just before the toss was set to happen for the fourth T20I. Meanwhile, the trio of Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams and Tarisai Musakanda will not be available due to various reasons.

Expected Team Changes

  • The young opener Tadiwanashe Marumani hasn’t been able to establish himself despite being provided a string of opportunities. He might be finally replaced by Tinashe Kamunhukamwe.

ZIM Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Tadiwanashe Marumani/Tinashe Kamunhukamwe
  2. Wesley Madhevere
  3. Craig Ervine (C)
  4. Regis Chakabva (WK)
  5. Dion Myers
  6. Milton Shumba
  7. Donald Tiripano
  8. Luke Jongwe
  9. Wellington Masakadza
  10. Blessing Muzarabani
  11. Richard Ngarava

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