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Ireland vs Zimbabwe Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update of the 1st ODI match. They will play against each other for the first time in the three-match ODI series between them.

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Details:

The 1st ODI match between Ireland and Zimbabwe will be played on 8th September at the Civil Service Cricket Club.

This game is scheduled to start at 3:00 PM IST and live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode and CricketAddictor website.

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Preview:

After the completion of the 5-match T20I series, Ireland and Zimbabwe will now contest in the 3-match ODI series, starting from the 8th of September, at the Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast. The hosts won the T20I series by a 3-2 margin and will now be eyeing the longer format.

Ireland currently stands 12th on the ICC Men’s ODI rankings while Zimbabwe stands next to them.

Ireland is coming off an ODI series level against the 5th ranked South Africa team while Zimbabwe lost their last ODI series to Bangladesh by a 0-3 margin.

The two teams have met each other 13 times in this format, where both the teams managed to win 6 games each, and one of their clashes resulted in a tie.

Ireland will be captained by Andrew Balbirnie in this series while Zimbabwe will be led by Craig Ervine. Ireland is yet to lose to Zimbabwe on home ground.

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Weather Report:

The temperature is expected to hover around 28°C on the matchday with 68 % humidity and 14 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Pitch Report:

The Civil Service Cricket Ground provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners may come in handy in the middle overs.

Average 1st innings score:

The average first innings score on this wicket is 181.

Record of chasing teams:

The team batting second doesn’t enjoy good records here. They have a winning percentage of 40 on this track.

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Injury Update:

(Will be added when there is an update)

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Probable XIs:

Ireland: Joshua Little, William McClintock, Andy McBrine, Paul Stirling, Mark Adair, Shane Getkate, Harry Tector, Neil Rock(w), Craig Young, Kevin O Brien, Andrew Balbirnie©

Bench: Lorcan Tucker, Graham Kennedy, Curtis Campher

Zimbabwe: Milton Shumba, Craig Ervine©, Regis Chakabva(w), Wesley Madhevere, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Sean Williams, Donald Tiripano, Blessing Muzarabani

Bench: Tadiwanashe Marumani, Tendai Chatara, Dion Myers

Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:

Paul Stirling is a right-handed batsman from Ireland who usually opens the innings for them. He has hammered 7847 runs in his 131 matches ODI career so far.

Andy Balbirnie is a right-handed top-order batsman from Ireland who leads the team. He has smashed 2376 runs in his 81 matches ODI career so far.

Mark Adair is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler from Ireland. He has marked 196 runs and grabbed 19 wickets in his 18 matches ODI career so far.

Ryan Burl is a left-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler from Zimbabwe. He has smacked 308 run and took 7 wickets in his 20 matches ODI career so far.

Craig Ervine is a left-handed batsman from Zimbabwe who leads the team. He has knocked 2616 runs in his 96 matches ODI career so far.

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:

Captain – Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie

Vice-Captain – Mark Adair, Ryan Burl

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Team:

Keeper – Regis Chakabva

Batsmen – Paul Stirling (C), William Porterfield, Craig Ervine, Andy Balbirnie

All-rounders – Ryan Burl, Mark Adair (VC), Simi Singh

Bowlers – Luke Jongwe, Joshua Little, Blessing Muzarabani

Ireland vs Zimbabwe Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket Tips Dream11 Team
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Dream11 Prediction

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Team:

Keeper – Regis Chakabva

Batsmen – Paul Stirling, Craig Ervine, Andy Balbirnie (C)

All-rounders – Ryan Burl (VC), Mark Adair, Wesley Madhevere, Simi Singh

Bowlers – Luke Jongwe, Andy McBrine, Joshua Little

Ireland vs Zimbabwe Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket Tips Dream11 Team
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Dream11 Prediction

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Expert Advice:

Paul Stirling will be a top multiplier choice for the small leagues. Wesley Madhevere and Andy McBrine are the punt-picks here. The best-suggested combination for this game is 1-4-3-3.

IRE vs ZIM Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 1st ODI Match Probable Winners:

Ireland is expected to win this match.

Vicky Singh

Ex-National level Cricketer, Cricket Analyst & Fantasy Sports Expert.