ZIM vs IRE Dream11 Prediction: 2nd ODI Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Zimbabwe vs Ireland Dream11 Team

Updated on: Dec 15, 2023 12:11 pm IST

Zimbabwe vs Ireland Dream11 Prediction 2nd ODI

Zimbabwe will lock horns with Ireland at the Harare Sports Club in Harare for the 2nd ODI of the three-match series on Friday at 12:45 PM IST.

Zimbabwe vs Ireland – 2nd ODI
15th December, 12:45 PM IST
Harare Sports Club, Harare

ZIM vs IRE 2nd ODI Dream11 Prediction

After the first ODI was washed out because of rain, the two teams will go at it once again. Zimbabwe did miss the seniors in 25.3 overs of action as they were reduced to 121/6 by Ireland. It will be another opportunity for the youngsters to shine, while the visitors will be itching to take an unassailable lead in the series by winning this fixture.

Form Guide

Zimbabwe NR L W W W
Ireland – NR NR L W W

Harare Sports Club Pitch Report

It is a sporting surface where one could expect a good fight between the bat and the ball. While the batters could score runs here after spending some time in the middle, the pacers will get seam movement with the new ball.

Last result at the venue

Zimbabwe (121/6 in 25.3 overs) could not get a result against Ireland due to rain – 13 December 2023

ZIM Playing 11

  1. Joylord Gumbie
  2. Tinashe Kamunhukamwe
  3. Innocent Kaia
  4. Sikandar Raza (C)
  5. Ryan Burl
  6. Clive Madande (WK)
  7. Luke Jongwe
  8. Brandon Mavuta
  9. Richard Ngarava
  10. Blessing Muzarabani
  11. Tanaka Chivanga

Zimbabwe Team News

  • Any updates will be added.
  • No changes are expected in their playing XI.

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
15, 34, 31, 42, 48
and
DNB, 0/34, 0/27, 1/57, 2/15
420 runs and 7 wickets in 15 matches 41.80 and 33.68  15, 48, 68, 102*
and
DNB, 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
5, 12, 32, 12, 24* 99 runs in 4 matches 28.40  5, 32, 12, 24*

IRE Playing 11

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

Ireland Team News

  • Any update will be added.
  • Ireland are also expected to field an unchanged playing XI.

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 13 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 18 matches 40.85  15, 58, DNB

Who will win 2nd ODI between Zimbabwe and Ireland?

  • Zimbabwe have won two and lost two of the last five matches.
  • Ireland have won and lost one out of the last four matches.
  • Ireland have won two and Zimbabwe have won one out of the last five meetings between the two sides.
  • The absence of the seniors did hurt Zimbabwe as rain saved them in the first game. Ireland are currently dominating Zimbabwe and they are expected to continue to do so.

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

ZIM vs IRE Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: C Madande

Batsmen: P Stirling, A Balbirnie, H Tector, T Kamunhukamwe

All-rounder: S Raza, B Mavuta

Bowlers: J Little, R Ngarava, C Young, G Hume

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 safest captaincy options in the SLs in this game.

For Grand League, Mega Contest: Graham Hume and Richard Ngarava could be the great captaincy options in the GLs.

What are ZIM vs IRE Fantasy Tips?

  • Zimbabwe have an inexperienced batting unit and they could collapse. Hence, make a GL team with Ireland’s pacers as the captain and vice-captain.
  • Zimbabwe bowling could trouble Ireland if they bowl first, hence, you could make one of their pacers your vice-captain at least, if Zimbabwe bowl first.
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