Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021 – 1st T20I

Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021

1st T20I:

First T20I of the series of 5 T20I matches between Ireland and Zimbabwe is going to be played at Castle Avenue, Dublin on August 27th 2021. This is going to be the first T20I series between the teams, which contains more than 3 games.

Ireland vs Zimbabwe History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the second bilateral series between the teams, both the teams are looking for the first series victory, the inaugural series between the teams resulted into a draw.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 0 series, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 1 series in 2019.

The most consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 0 series, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 1 series in 2019.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Ireland against Zimbabwe are D – – – -.

Matches:

The teams completed 4 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won twice, whereas the opponent won just once. 1 match was called off without any ball (abandoned).

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 2 T20Is from 2014 to 2019.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 2 T20Is from 2014 to 2019.

The most consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 1 T20I in 2019.

The longest unbeaten streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 1 T20I in 2019.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland against Zimbabwe are LWW – -.

Irish Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the second bilateral series between the teams, both the teams are looking for the first series victory, the inaugural series between the teams resulted into a draw.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 0 series, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 1 series in 2019.

The most consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 0 series, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 1 series in 2019.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Ireland against Zimbabwe are D – – – -.

Matches:

On the soil of Ireland, the teams faced each other thrice. Out of them, Ireland won once and lost once with one abandoned game.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe in Ireland was 1 T20I in 2019.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe in Ireland was 1 T20I in 2019.

The most consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland in Ireland was 1 T20I in 2019.

The longest unbeaten streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland in Ireland was 1 T20I in 2019.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland against Zimbabwe in Ireland are LW – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the thirteenth rank (Ireland) and eleventh rank (Zimbabwe) teams. The host is just 6 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 5-nil, then the host will earn 10 points and come to the eleventh rank from thirteenth, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 8 points and come to fifteenth position from the thirteenth position.

If the host will win the series by 4-nil, then the host will earn 8 points and come to the eleventh position, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 7 points and come to fifteenth position from the thirteenth position. 

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 6 points and come to the eleventh position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 4 to 6 points while losing 2 ranks in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 3 to 4 points while losing 1 to 2 ranks in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 4 to 5 points and come to the eleventh position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team may lose 0 to 2 points and may stay at the same position or come to fourteenth rank. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 2 to 3 points and come to eleventh or twelfth rank.

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 0 to 1 point and come to twelfth position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland are LLLW*L.

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The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 5-nil, then the team will earn 8 points and stay at the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose 9 points with losing 4 positions in the ranking.

If the visiting team will win the series by 4-nil, then the team will earn 6 points and stay at the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 8 points with losing 3 position in the ranking. 

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 4 to 5 points and stay on the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 6 points with losing 1 to 2 positions in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 4 to 5 points while losing 1 position in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 3 to 4 points with no impact in the position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 2 to 3 points with losing 0 to 1 position in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will lose 0 to 2 points and stay at the same position.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 0 to 1 point and stay at the same position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe are LWLLW.

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The First Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the home team will earn 2 points and come to twelfth position, whereas the opponent will lose 2 points without impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will 2 points without impact in the rankings, and the host will lose 2 points while losing a (1) rank in the position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Dublin shows the weather would be mostly sunny at the beginning of the match, then the weather would be sunny till end of the game. There is almost no chance of rain throughout the game, as the precipitation percentage would be 1%. The temperature would be between 18 to 19 Celsius. The wind would be between 12 – 14 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Castle Avenue, Dublin

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to field first after winning the toss in an only played game, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are W – – – -.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to bat first never happened, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are – – – – -.

Overall, once the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 0 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are W – – – -.

Particularly, for Ireland, the team will play the first game.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland at the venue, while winning the toss, are – – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland at the venue, while losing the toss, are – – – – -.

The first batting team won the match 0 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 1 time.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are L – – – -.

Score:

The lowest defended total is never recorded, yet, and the highest successful chase was 128 runs in 2015.

The first inning lowest total / highest total was 127 runs in 2015. For the second inning, the lowest total / highest was 130 runs in 2015.

The batting average of the first innings is 14.11 and 26.00 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The teams will have the first encounter against each other at the venue.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland against Zimbabwe at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

Both the teams will play their first outing at the venue.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland at the venue are – – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe at the venue are – – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Ireland:

The home side would go with 2 pacers and a spinner combination, as the team has an all-rounder with pace, a couple of batting all-rounders, one with pace and one with spin and a couple of bowling all-rounders, one with pace and the other with spin.

Ireland Eleven: P. Stirling, K. O’Brien, A. Balbirnie, L. Tucker, H. Tector, C. Campher, S. Singh, M. Adair, B. McCarthy, C. Young, B. White

Zimbabwe:

The visiting team would like to go with 3 pacers and a spinner combination, as the team has an all-rounder with spin and a batting all-rounder with spin.

Zimbabwe Eleven: W. Madhevere, R. Chakabva, C. Ervine, B. Taylor, S. Raza, D. Myers, R. Burl, L. Jongwe, W. Masakadza, T. Chatara, B. Muzarabani

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.