Fantasy Cricket Match Prediction – Ireland vs Zimbabwe: 2nd ODI 2021

Ireland will be playing an ODI series against Zimbabwe from September 8, 2021. The first match will be played in the Civil Service Cricket Club in Belfast. Zimbabwe has been struggling for quite a while now when it comes to the 50 over innings.

Although Ireland dominated Zimbabwe in the previous years, the recent T20 match was played head to head, showing that Zimbabwe has improved since the last ordeal. This has the cricket betting online bustling with energy as there are chances of earning big with the right choices.

History Analysis

Ireland played an ODI series with Zimbabwe in 2019. In this series, Ireland completely crushed the Zimbabwe cricket team 3-0.

The first ODI match was played on July 1 2019, in Bready Cricket Club, Magheramason. In this match, Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 4 wickets. Our cricket-betting tip is to analyze previous matches to get a good idea of the team.

Match Report:

Zimbabwe scored a total of 254 runs. The wickets for the match are Hamilton Masakadza (C), Brendan Taylor, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor, Sean Williams, Craig Ervine, Donald Tiripano and Kyle Jarvis. Zimbabwe got ten extra runs for seven wides and three leg byes.

Ireland scored 258 runs in the game with three players, Andy McBrine, Tim Murtagh, Boyd Rankin, left to bat. The wickets for this team were William Porterfield (C), James McCollum, Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Lorcan Tucker, Andy Balbirnie. Ireland got eight runs for one leg bye, six wide balls and one no-ball.

The second ODI match was played on July 4, 2019, in Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont. In this match, again, Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 5 runs. It is already clear about who to bet on in cricket betting online.

Match Report:

Ireland scored 242 runs in the game with nine extras – 1 bye, two leg byes, six wide balls.

The wickets fallen are Willam Porterfield (C), Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, James McCollum, Kevin O’Brien, Shane Getkate, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine and Lorcan Tucker.

Zimbabwe scored 237 runs with eight extras – 4 leg byes, four wide balls.

Fall of wickets: Hamilton Masakadza (C), Solomon Mire, Brendan Taylor, Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Richmond Mutumbami, Donald Tiripano, Ryan Burl.

In the third ODI, played on July 7, 2019, in Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Ireland beat Zimbabwe by six wickets.

Match Report:

Zimbabwe scored a total of 190 runs with nine extras: 4 leg byes, five wide balls. The fall of wickets is as follows, Ryan Burl, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Hamilton Masakadza (C), Sikandar Raza, Solomon Mire, Richmond Mutumbami, Sean Williams, Kyle Jarvis and Tendai Chatara.

Ireland scored 191 runs in this ODI with eight extra runs. Five players were yet to bat before the conclusion of the match. The wickets fallen are Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, James McCollum, William Porterfield. Cricket betting online might be easier to predict for this one.

Also Read: Ireland vs Zimbabwe: Match Details & Squad – 1st T20I

Team Characteristics of 2021

Characteristics Ireland Zimbabwe
Strength Top order batting Bowling order
Weakness Incompatible middle order Batting order
Opportunities Continue winning momentum To erase their losing streak
Threats Sean Williams, Tendai Chatara Paul Stirling, Mark Adair

From the data above, it is evident that Zimbabwe has to change a lot to win the 50 over series. Our prediction for the ODI is that Ireland will win the match 2-1 as Ireland will be playing the home grounds, which adds to the advantage.

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