Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021 – 4th T20I

Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021

4th T20I:

Fourth T20I of the series of 5 T20I matches between Ireland and Zimbabwe is going to be played at Bready Cricket Club Ground, Magheramason, Bready on September 2nd 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 7 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 4 times, whereas the opponent won twice. 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 and from 2021 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 2 T20Is from 2014 to 2019 and from 2021 to present.

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 WWLLW.

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 6 times. Out of them, Ireland won thrice and lost twice with one abandoned game.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe in Ireland was 2 T20I from 2021 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe in Ireland was 2 T20I from 2021 to present.

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 WWLLW.

Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I series 2021 – 3rd T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the twelfth rank (Ireland) and eleventh rank (Zimbabwe) teams. The host has equal points as 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 WWLLL.

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 LLWLW.

The Fourth 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 while improving a (1) rank in the rankings, whereas the opponent will lose 2 points while losing a (1) rank 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 point2 without having impact in the position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Bready shows the weather would be partly cloudy in the afternoon and sunny in the evening during the game. There is almost no chance of rain throughout the game, as the precipitation percentage would be between 1% to 8%. The temperature would be between 15 to 19 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 – 11 km/h. The wind and the temperature would fluctuate.

Bready Cricket Club Ground, Magheramason, Bready

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to field first after winning the toss 5 times in 8 played game, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won thrice and lost twice. twice the times the games were called off without result (with toss), twice the games were called off with a toss (abandoned) and thrice the match were cancelled.

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

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, won twice and lost once.

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

Overall, 5 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost thrice.

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

Particularly, for Ireland, the team won the toss 4 times in 10 played games and the team won once and lost 2 outings with 1 without any result.

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

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

The first batting team won the match 4 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 4 times, too.

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

Score:

The lowest successfully defended total was 160 runs (twice) in 2018, and the highest successful chase was 172 runs in 2019.

The first inning lowest total was 132 in 2019 (though in 13 overs) and the highest total was 178 runs in 2021 (in the recent game). For the second inning, the lowest total was 79 runs in 2018 and the highest was 172 runs in 2019.

The batting average of the first innings is 25.64 and 22.26 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other thrice at the venue. The home team won twice and lost once.

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has a horrendous record at the venue, as the team won just twice and lost 6 times. The visiting team has a below average record, as the team won once and lost twice.

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

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Ireland:

The home side would go with the winning combination.

Ireland Eleven: P. Stirling, K. O’Brien, A. Balbirnie, G. Dockrell, W. McClintock, S. Getkate, N. Rock, S. Singh, M. Adair, J. Little, B. White

Zimbabwe:

The visiting team would like to go with B. Muzarabani in place of T. Chatara.

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