Ireland (IRE) & Zimbabwe (ZIM) will lock horns for their 2nd ODI on 10th September. It will take place at Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast. According to Indian Standard Time, the match will begin at 3.30 PM.
IRE vs ZIM: Zimbabwe tour of Ireland: Preview
Zimbabwe has started their ODI triumph against Ireland with a win. They played brilliantly in the first ODI & won the match by 38 runs. It was skipper Craig Ervine, who came out as a star of the match & star of the batting line up with a score of 64 in 96 balls. The opening partnership did struggled for sometime at the beginning of the match but Zimbabwe’s commander in chief handled it very carefully.
Ireland started of well & their opening batsman William Porterfield & Paul Sterling were playing patiently to mark their first win against the visitors. After Harry Tector’s crucial wicket, Ireland was not able to bounce back in the match. Their middle order struggled to continue the pace which their openers left in the starting of the game.
IRE vs ZIM: 2nd ODI: Weather Report
The temperature is expected to hover around 17°C on the match day. There are chances of interruption during the match due to rains. There are 31% chance of precipitation.
IRE vs ZIM: 2nd ODI: Pitch Report
The Civil Service Cricket Ground provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners may come in handy in the middle overs.
IRE vs ZIM: 2nd ODI: Probable Playing XI
Ireland: Mark Adair, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker(w), William Porterfield, Simi Singh, Andrew Balbirnie(c), Andy McBrine, Paul Stirling, Craig Younger, Harry Tector, Joshua Little
Zimbabwe: Dion Myers, Luke Jongwe, Sean Williams, Brendan Taylor, Sikandar Raza, Wellington Masakadza, Regis Chakabva(w), Craig Ervine(c), Wesley Madhevere, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava
IRE vs ZIM: 2nd ODI: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream11 Team: Paul Stirling (C), William Porterfield, Craig Ervine, Andy Balbirnie, Sikandar Raza, Mark Adair (VC), Simi Singh, Regis Chakabva, Luke Jongwe, Joshua Little, Blessing Muzarabani
IRE vs ZIM: Result of last 5 ODI Matches
Ireland: L/No Result/W/L/L
IRE vs ZIM: 2nd ODI: Live Score: www.cricbuzz.com
IRE vs ZIM: 2nd ODI: Match Prediction
Zimbabwe played really well in the last ODI. Their bowling line up did the job well. Ireland, on the other hand, was strong in the beginning of the match but their middle order collapsed completely. The same happened with Zimbabwe’s opening pair. In the upcoming fixture, Ireland will come out as a a strong team because their bowling is much better than Zimbabwe & their opening partnership was much stronger than Zimbabwe. Odds are in favor of Ireland & they are expected to win the game.