Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021 – 2nd T20I

Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021

2nd T20I:

Second T20I of the series of 5 T20I matches between Ireland and Zimbabwe is going to be played at Castle Avenue, Dublin on August 29th 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 5 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won twice, whereas the opponent won twice, as well. 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 2 T20Is from 2019 to 2021.

The longest unbeaten streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 2 T20Is from 2019 to 2021.

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

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 4 times. Out of them, Ireland won once and lost twice 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 2 T20Is from 2019 to 2021.

The longest unbeaten streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland in Ireland was 2 T20Is from 2019 to 2021.

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

Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021 – 1st T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the fourteenth rank (Ireland) and eleventh rank (Zimbabwe) teams. The host is just 10 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 LLLLW*.

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 WLWLL.

The Second 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 thirteenth 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 cloudy at the beginning of the match, then the weather would become mostly cloudy to partly cloudy to mostly sunny gradually. There is almost no chance of rain throughout the game, as the precipitation percentage would be between 1% to 3%. The temperature would be between 17 to 18 Celsius. The wind would be between 10 – 15 km/h. The wind and the temperature would increase gradually.

Castle Avenue, Dublin

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to field first after winning the toss in both the played game, and the selection behaved neutral to the teams, as the teams won once and lost once.

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

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 1 time.

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

Particularly, for Ireland, the team won the toss once in only played game and the team lost the outing.

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

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

The first batting team won the match 1 time. 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 WL – – -.

Score:

The lowest successfully defended total was 117 runs in 2021, and the highest successful chase was 128 runs in 2015.

The first inning lowest total was 117 in 2021 and the highest total was 127 runs in 2015. For the second inning, the lowest total was 114 runs in 2021 and the highest was 130 runs in 2015.

The batting average of the first innings is 15.25 and 17.42 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. The home team lost the encounter and the visiting team won it.

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has poor record at the venue, as the team never won, yet and lost once. The visiting team has good record, as the team won once and never lost, yet.

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

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Ireland:

The home side would go with unchanged XI despite the defeat.

Ireland Eleven: P. Stirling, K. O’Brien, A. Balbirnie, G. Dockrell, S. Getkate, C. Campher, N. Rock, S. Singh, B. McCarthy, C. Young, B. White

Zimbabwe:

The visiting team would like to go with the winning combination.

Zimbabwe Eleven: W. Madhevere, T. Marumani, R. Chakabva, D. Myers, C. Ervine, M. Shumba, R. Burl, L. Jongwe, W. Masakadza, T. Chatara, R. Ngarava

*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.