Ireland tour of Zimbabwe 2022-23 — 2nd T20I

Ireland tour of Zimbabwe 2022-23 T20I Series

Zimbabwe vs Ireland T20I series 2022

2nd T20I:

Second T20I of the series of 3 T20I matches between Zimbabwe and Ireland is going to be played at the Harare Sports Club, Harare on January 14th 2023.

Ireland tour of Zimbabwe 2022-23 — 1st T20I

Zimbabwe  vs Ireland History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the third bilateral series between the teams. The home side won 0 times and the visiting side won once. One (1) series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 1 series in the span of 2 years from 2021 to present, where the home team won 0 times and the opposite team won once.

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

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

The consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 1 series in 2021.

The longest undefeated streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 2 series from 2019 to present.

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

Matches:

The teams completed 10 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 5 times, whereas the opponent won 5 times, as well.

The consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 3 matches from 2021 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 3 matches from 2021 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 3 matches from 2021 to 2021.

The longest undefeated streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 3 matches from 2021 to 2021.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Zimbabwe against Ireland are WWWLL.

Zimbabwean Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the first bilateral series between the teams.

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

The longest undefeated streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 0 series, till date.

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

The longest undefeated streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 0 series, till date.

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

Matches:

The teams completed 1 meeting in the shortest format of cricket. The host won the game.

The consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 1 match in 2023.

The longest undefeated streak for Zimbabwe against Ireland was 1 match in 2023.

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

The longest undefeated streak for Ireland against Zimbabwe was 0 matches, till date.

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

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the eleventh rank (Zimbabwe (196)) and twelfth rank (Ireland (190)) teams. The host is just 6 points ahead of the visitors.

The Home Team:

The team completed 121 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 39 times including a couple (2) of wins in a tied outing and lost 81 times. A (1) play was called off without any result (No Result).

If the team will win with a margin of 3, then the team will earn 3 points without any impact in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 3 points with a (1) position in the rankings.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will gain a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking.

In case of drawing the series will impact the team neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Zimbabwe are WLLWL.

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

The Visiting Team:

The team completed 142 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 59 times including a (1) win in a tied game and lost 75 times. An (1) encounter resulted in a tie. 7 times, the plays were called off without any result (No Result).

If the team will win with a margin of 3, then the team will earn 3 points with a (1) position in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will earn a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will gain 1 to 2 points without any impact in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

In case of drawing the series will help the team to gain a (1) point without any impact in the rankings.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Ireland are WLLLD.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland are LLLWL.

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 side will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visiting team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking and the home team will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. In case of tie result, both the teams will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Harare shows the weather would be pretty cloudy till the mid afternoon and then mostly cloudy till the end of the outing. There will be less chances of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 16% to 24%. The temperature would be between 21 to 25 Celsius. The wind would be between 6 – 10 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate throughout the engagement and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Harare Sports Club, Harare

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 18 times out of 36 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 11 times and lost 7 times.

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

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 6 times and lost 12 times.

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

The teams never won a match after choosing to field first since 2018.

The first batting team won the match 23 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 13 times.

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

The home side never won an outing while chasing the target, till date.

Overall, 17 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 19 times.

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

Home Team:

Particularly, for Zimbabwe, the team won the toss 20 times in the 33 games. The team won 5 times and lost 15 times.

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

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

The foreign team has never won an encounter after choosing to field first since 2018.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 118 runs in 2021, and the highest successful chase was 194 runs in 2021.

The first innings lowest total was 99 runs in 2016 and the highest total was 229 runs in 2018. For the second innings, the lowest total was 90 runs in 2022 and the highest was 194 runs in 2021.

The batting average of the first innings is 24.84 and 22.80 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. The host won the encounter.

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The Home Side:

The home side has a horrendous record, as the team won 7 times and lost 26 times out of the 33 played outings.

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

The Visiting Side:

The home side has a poor record at the venue. The team lost the only played outing.

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

Selected XI for both the Teams:

Zimbabwe:

The side comes with I. Kaia in place of G. Ballance.

Zimbabwe Eleven: I. Kaik, T. Marumani, C. Ervine, W. Madhevere, S. Williams, R. Burl, C. Madande, B. Evans, W. Masakadza, R. Ngarava, T. Chatara

Ireland:

The side comes with G. Hume in place of B. McCarthy.

Ireland Eleven: R. Adair, A. Balbirnie, S. Doheny, H. Tector,C. Campher, G. Dockrell, G. Delany, M. Adair, F. Hand, T. Kane, G. Hume

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

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

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

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

*Notes: The images were taken from google search.

*Notes: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/cricket/icc-mens-t20-world-cup/zimbabwe-vs-ireland-t20-world-cup-live-cricket-score-updates/liveblog/94912580.cms

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