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Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021


Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021 - Zimbabwe tour of Ireland 3-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between Zimbabwe and Ireland at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast in 09th September 2021.

Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021 Highlights
Blessing Muzarabani grabbed four wickets, as Zimbabwe gained ten crucial Super League points © Sportsfile via Getty Images

Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza's half-centuries and Brendan Taylor's 49 before Blessing Muzarabani's four-for helped to Zimbabwe comprehensive 38-run victory over Ireland and take a 1-0 lead in the first ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Zimbabwe's 38-run win was their smallest victory by terms of runs against Ireland in One-day internationals.
  • Zimbabwe's 266 was their fourth highest score against Ireland in One-day international and It is their highest total in Ireland soil in ODIs, previous highest was 254 at Bready in 2019.
  • Ireland's 228 was their eighth lowest score against Zimbabwe in One-day internationals.

Zimbabwe scored 266-7 in 50 overs with top scorer by Craig Ervine cracked a 64 off consuming 96-balls including seven boundaries, Sikandar Raza 59 not out.

Brendan Taylor 49 off 45-balls - who fell one-run short of his half-century - including 7-fours & a six, Sean Williams struck 33 off 57-balls included 4-fours, Wessley Madhevere 19 and Luke Jongwe 18.

Ireland best bowler by Simi Singh, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Craig Young, Mark Adair and Josh Little each took one-wickets.

Ireland scored 228 for all-out in 48.4 overs with top scorer by William Porterfield struck 75 off 110-balls including 9-fours.

Harry Tector scored 50 off 55-balls including 2-sixes & a four, Paul Stirling struck 32 off 47-balls included 3-fours & a six.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Blessing Muzarabani claimed a 4-wickets for 29-runs in 9.4-overs, Wellington Masakadza, Sean Williams both took 2-wickets and one for Wessley Madhevere - Luke Jongwe.

Sikandar Raza named Player of the match for his scintillating unbeaten 59-runs knocked off facing 44-balls including 5-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 134.09.

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