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Ireland vs Zimbabwe 4th T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Ireland vs Zimbabwe 4th T20I 2021

Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Zimbabwe 4th T20I 2021 - Zimbabwe tour of Ireland 5-match Twenty20 international series of the 4th T20I match played between Zimbabwe and Ireland at Bready Cricket Club, Magheramason, Bready in 02nd September 2021.

Mark Adair celebrates after taking a wicket © Sportsfile via Getty Images

An record 89-run openning stand between Paul Stirling and Kevin O'Brien and Andy Balbirnie's 22-ball 36 before Mark Adair's four-for helped to Ireland's record 64-run victory over Zimbabwe and took an unbeatable 3-1 lead to seal the series in a one-sided game of fourth T20I.

Match Stats :

  • Ireland's 64-run win was their fourth largest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their biggest victory against Zimbabwe in T20Is, previous biggest win was 40 at same venue in the previous day.
  • Ireland's 174 was their second highest score against Zimbabwe in T20 internationals.
  • Mark Adair's 4 for 23 was the ninth best bowling figures for Ireland in T20 international and the best bowling figures by an Ireland bowler against Zimbabwe in T20Is, surpassing the his own record of 4 for 40 at same venue in 2019.
  • Zimbabwe's 110 was their lowest score against Ireland in T20 internationals, previous lowest was 117 at Dublin in the first T20I.
  • 89 : Paul Stirling and Kevin O'Brien set up the record first-wicket partnership for Ireland against Zimbabwe in T20 international, previously held by the 80-run stand between William Porterfield and Kevin O'Brien at Sylhet in the 2014 World Twenty20 and Ireland's fifth highest opening stand in T20Is.

Ireland scored 174-4 in 20 overs with top scorer by Kevin O'Brien struck 47 off 39-balls including 6-fours & a six.

Paul Stirling scored 39 off 33-balls including 4-fours, Andy Balbirnie blasted a 36 off 22-balls including 4-fours & a six with strike rate of 163.63, William McClintock 15 not out and George Dockrell 14 not out.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Wellington Masakadza took 2-wickets and one for Richard Ngarava - Luke Jongwe.

Zimbabwe scored 110 -9 in 20 overs with top scorer by Craig Ervine 28, Luke Jongwe 24 not out and Regis Chakabva 11.

Ireland best bowler by Mark Adair 4-23, Shane Getkate takes 2-wickets, Simi Singh, Craig Young and Barry McCarthy each took one-wickets.

Mark Adair named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 23-runs in 4-overs.

IRE vs ZIM 4th T20I 2021 Highlights