T20 World Cup: Zimbabwe will square off against Ireland in Group B clash on Today
Zimbabwe will square off against Ireland in the 4th match of the ongoing T20 World Cup on Monday in Hobart. Both teams are placed in Group B alongside West Indies and Scotland. Both Zimbabwe and Ireland would look to make a winning start to their tournament, in order to keep their hopes firmly alive of making it to the Super 12 stage. The match between Zimbabwe and Ireland will be played right after the game between West Indies and Scotland at the same venue. The game will begin at 1:30 PM IST.
When will the Zimbabwe vs Ireland, T20 World Cup Group B match be played?
The Zimbabwe vs Ireland, T20 World Cup Group B match will be played on Monday, October 17.
Where will the Zimbabwe vs Ireland, T20 World Cup Group B match be played?
The Zimbabwe vs Ireland, T20 World Cup Group B match will be played at Bellerive Oval in Hobart.
What time will the Zimbabwe vs Ireland, T20 World Cup Group B match begin?
The Zimbabwe vs Ireland, T20 World Cup Group B match will begin at 1:30 PM IST.
ZIM vs IRE Pitch Report
The Hobart pitch has been usually on the slower side and it is difficult for chasers to win at the venue. Given the big boundaries and not much dew in place, the skipper winning the toss will be looking to bat first.
ZIM vs IRE Probable Playing XIs:
Regis Chakabva (wk), Craig Ervine (c), Wesley Madhevere, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Tony Munyonga, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani
Andrew Balbernie (c), Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Harry Tector, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Curtis Campher, Mark Adair, Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little
ZIM vs IRE Probable Top Performers
Probable best batter of the match
Harry Tector :
Harry Tector is one of the brightest talents coming into the tournament and he has had an impressive start to his international career so far. The 22-year-old has played 44 T20Is, scoring 768 runs at an average of 24 and has a strike rate of nearly 130. His role in the middle-order is going to be the key to success for Ireland in the upcoming fixture against Zimbabwe.
Probable best bowler of the match
Joshua Little has been a sensation for IRE ever since his debut and he is expected to lead the bowling attack. The left-arm seamer has picked up 51 wickets in 46 games at an average of 25.17 and his knack of getting the breakthroughs consistently has been crucial for the Irish side.
Today’s Prediction: Ireland to win to win