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Ireland vs Zimbabwe 5th T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Ireland vs Zimbabwe 5th T20I 2021

Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Zimbabwe 5th T20I 2021 - Zimbabwe tour of Ireland 5-match Twenty20 international series of the 5th T20I match played between Zimbabwe and Ireland at Bready Cricket Club, Magheramason, Bready in 04th September 2021.

Ireland vs Zimbabwe 5th T20I 2021 Highlights
Luke Jongwe picked up three wickets on the day ©  Sportsfile via Getty Images

Craig Ervine's unbeaten half-century before Three-wicket hauls from Luke Jongwe and Donald Tiripano sets up to Zimbabwe narrow 5-run victory over Ireland and reduce the margin of defeat in the series to 3-2 in a low-scoring thriller of the fifth T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Zimbabwe's 5-run win was their third smallest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their second narrowest victory against Ireland in T20Is.
  • Zimbabwe's total of 124 for 4 is the fourth lowest that they have successfully defended in T20 internationals and It is their second lowest score successfully defended against Ireland in T20Is.
  • This is the fourth time Ireland have failed to chase down a target below 130 in a full 20-over game and It is their second such target could not chase against Zimbabwe in T20Is.
  • Zimbabwe's 124 was their third lowest score against Ireland in T20 internationals.
  • Ireland's 119 was their second lowest score against Zimbabwe in T20 internationals.

Zimbabwe scored 124-4 in 20 overs with top scorer by Craig Ervine 67 not out, Dion Myers 26 and Milton Shumba 14 not out.

Ireland best bowler by Mark Adair picked up 3-wickets for 23-runs in 4-overs and Josh Little took one-wicket.

Ireland scored 119 for all-out in 20 overs with top scorer by Neil Rock 22, Paul Stirling 19 and Shane Getkate 15.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Donald Tiripano, Luke Jongwe both picked up 3-wickets and one for Richard Ngarava - Wellington Masakadza.

Craig Ervine named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored a unbeaten 67-runs knocked off facing 57-balls including 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 117.54.

IRE vs ZIM 5th T20I 2021 Highlights