ZIM vs IRE Dream11 Prediction: 1st ODI Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Zimbabwe vs Ireland Dream11 Team

Updated on: Dec 13, 2023 12:04 pm IST

ZIM vs IRE Dream11 Prediction

ZIM vs IRE Dream11 Prediction: Zimbabwe are all set to host Ireland at the Harare Sports Club in Harare for the 1st ODI of the three-match series on Wednesday at 12:45 PM IST.

Zimbabwe vs Ireland – 1st ODI
13th December, 12:45 PM IST
Harare Sports Club, Harare

ZIM vs IRE Preview

The T20I series is done and dusted as Ireland won the bragging rights 2-1 after winning the final game by six wickets. The hosts won the first game by 1 wicket but Ireland bounced back and sealed the series by winning the next two matches.

Now, the focus will shift to the longer format as both teams will now lock horns in three ODIs. It is the first game and both teams will try to grab the early advantage by winning this contest.

Form Guide

Zimbabwe L L W W W
Ireland – NR L W W

Harare Sports Club Pitch Report

The wicket is a good one for the white-ball cricket. While there will be runs available for the batters, the wicket will provide enough help for the bowlers as well. The spinners are expected to come into play as the game progresses.

Last result at the venue

  • Sri Lanka (233/10 in 47.5 overs) defeated Netherlands (105/10 in 23.3 overs) by 128 runs – 9 July 2023

ZIM Playing 11

  1. Innocent Kaia
  2. Milton Shumba
  3. Takudzwanashe Kaitano
  4. Tinashe Kamunhukamwe
  5. Sikandar Raza (C)
  6. Ryan Burl
  7. Clive Madande (WK)
  8. Luke Jongwe
  9. Wellington Masakadza
  10. Richard Ngarava
  11. Blessing Muzarabani

Zimbabwe Team News

  • Captain Sikandar Raza is back to the side after serving a two-game ban in T20Is.
  • However, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams and Brad Evans have been ruled out of the series courtesy of their respective injuries.

ZIM Key Players

Sikandar Raza Stats

Sikandar Raza Last 5 ODI innings Performances against Ireland in ODIs ODI Batting and Bowling Average in Zimbabwe ODI Performances at the Harare Sports Club Captain or Vice-captain choice
34, 31, 42, 48, 68
and
0/34, 0/27, 1/57, 2/15, 2/36
405 runs and 7 wickets in 14 matches 42.25 and 33.68  48, 68, 102*
and
0/34, 0/27, 1/57

Innocent Kaia Stats

Innocent Kaia Last 5 ODI innings Runs against Ireland in ODIs ODI Batting Average in Zimbabwe ODI Scores at the Harare Sports Club Captain or Vice-captain choice
12, 32, 12, 24*, 51 94 runs in 3 matches 30.07  32, 12, 24*

IRE Playing 11

  1. Paul Stirling
  2. Andrew Balbirnie
  3. Lorcan Tucker (WK)
  4. Harry Tector
  5. Curtis Campher
  6. George Dockrell
  7. Mark Adair
  8. Andy McBrine
  9. Barry McCarthy
  10. Craig Young
  11. Joshua Little

Ireland Team News

  • Any update will be added.

IRE Key Players

Andrew Balbirine Stats

Andrew Balbirnie Last 5 ODI innings Runs against Zimbabwe in ODIs ODI Batting Average in Zimbabwe ODI Performances at the Harare Sports Club Captain or Vice-captain choice
DNB, 14, 1, 45*, 66 462 runs in 12 matches 31.00  1, 45*, 121*

Paul Stirling Stats

Paul Stirling Last 5 ODI innings Runs against Zimbabwe in ODIs ODI Batting Average in Zimbabwe ODI Performances at the Harare Sports Club Captain or Vice-captain choice
DNB, 25, 15, 58, 162 586 runs in 17 matches 40.85  15, 58, DNB

Who will win 1st ODI between Zimbabwe and Ireland?

  • Zimbabwe have won three of their last five matches.
  • Ireland have won two of their last five matches.
  • Ireland have won two of the last five ODIs between the two teams, while Zimbabwe have won one. Two games finished without any result.
  • The absence of the senior players could trouble the home side in this game.

As per our prediction, Ireland are the favourites to win this contest.

ZIM vs IRE Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: C Mandane

Batsmen: P Stirling, A Balbirnie, H Tector, I Kaia

All-rounder: S Raza, C Campher, R Burl

Bowlers: J Little, B Muzarabani, M Adair

Who are Best Captain Options for ZIM vs IRE Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Sikandar Raza and Paul Stirling are the best SL captaincy options in this game.

For Grand League, Mega Contest: Joshua Little and Blessing Muzarabani could be the great captaincy options in the GLs.

What are ZIM vs IRE Fantasy Tips?

  • Zimbabwe have an inexperienced batting unit in this game. You could create on GL team filled with Ireland’s bowlers to maximize the situation of Zimbabwe’s batting collapse.
  • In SL teams, focus more on Ireland players as most of the Zimbabwe batters in this game are unknown commodities.
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