Zimbabwe’s tour of Ireland for the 1st Twenty20 International (T20I) match is scheduled for August 27, 2021. The tour was to start on August 6, 2021, but was postponed because of COVID-19 concerns.
In the latest news about cricket, Cricket Ireland confirmed the recent changes. Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom said they recognized Zimbabwe was on the UK Red List but is also a Category 2 country on Ireland’s list. Approval for the series requires recommendations from the government. However, the series could continue in August-September 2021. But they may call for some venue changes to accommodate the new advice they receive.
Latest News about Cricket from Team Zimbabwe
Here is some news on Zimbabwe’s cricket team and more betting tips for cricket diehards to boost your winning chances.
Zimbabwe has applied for government clearance for travel ahead of the August 19, 2021 departure to Ireland.
Zimbabwe cricket managing director Givemore Makoni said his team applied for travel approval from the Sports and Recreation Commission, setting August 19 as their departure date. They will announce more details once the SRC clears them.
So with the government going ahead, the match might proceed without further disruptions. Here is the current schedule.
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Match Details
Venue: Clontarf Cricket Club (Castle Avenue Cricket Ground), Dublin
Match Begins: 16:30 Indian Standard Time (IST) or 11:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Date: August 27, 2021
Series: Zimbabwe in Ireland, 5 T20I Series, 2021
Ireland v Zimbabwe Squads
Both teams are yet to name their squads.
Where to Watch the Ireland Vs. Zimbabwe 1st T20
Live Streaming: Fox Sports Australia and SportsMax & FlowSports.
TV Channels: Asian Television Network Cricket Plus and CBN (Canada), Channel Eye and Sony Networks (Sri Lanka), FanCode (India and Subcontinent), Himalaya TV (Nepal), Fox Sports Australia (Southeast Asia), Sky Sports Cricket (UK), Flow Sports (Caribbean), Fox Sports and Channel 7 (Australia), SuperSport (South Africa), Willow TV (USA), T Sports (Bangladesh), and PacificAus TV (Pacific Islands)
Other Matches in Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland
This tour comprises three One Day International (ODI) games and 5 T20I series. The teams will play as follows.
Ireland v Zimbabwe 2nd T20I on August 29, 2021, at Clontarf Cricket Club, Ireland
Ireland v Zimbabwe 3rd T20I on September 01, 2021, at Bready, Derry, Ireland
Ireland v Zimbabwe 4th T20I on September 02, 2021, at Bready, Derry, Ireland
Ireland v Zimbabwe 5th T20I on September 04, 2021, at Bready, Derry, Ireland
Ireland v Zimbabwe 1st ODI on September 08, 2021, at Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast, Ireland
Ireland v Zimbabwe 2nd ODI on September 10, 2021, at Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast, Ireland
Ireland v Zimbabwe 3rd ODI on September 13, 2021, at Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast, Ireland
Over to You
COVID-19 has reshuffled Zimbabwe’s tour of Ireland for the 1st T20I. Considering Zimbabwe will travel on August 19, 2021, the match may take place on August 27, 2021 as scheduled. So be sure to monitor fresh developments, as they’ll serve as great betting tips for cricket across the board.