IRE vs ZIM 2nd T20I: Can Craig Ervine led Zimbabwe continue their winning streak in the 2nd T20I against Ireland?: After the visitors- Zimbabwe won the low-scoring thriller in the first T20I, Ireland and Zimbabwe will lock horns in the second contest of the five-match T20I series at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin. While Zimbabwe would try to dominate over the hosts on the same venue, Ireland would try to bounce back and salvage their pride. Currently, the series stands 1-0 in Zimbabwe’s favour.
Clearly, it would be bowler’s day in the second contest as the same venue had little assistance for the batsmen in the first T20I. Barring Regis Chakabva’s knock of 47 runs off just 28 balls, the rest of the batsmen from both sides clearly struggled to contribute with the willow.
The sky is predicted to be absolutely clear with temperatures of around 18-degree Celsius. No chance of rain and a full game is expected.
The pitch will offer huge assistant to the spinners. Witnessing their first contest which had little offerings for the batsmen, both Zimbabwe and Ireland might just rope in an extra spinner.
Predicted Playing XI IRE vs ZIM 2nd T20
Predicted XI: Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Curtis Campher, Neil Rock, Shane Getkate, George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little
Predicted XI: Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wesley Madhevere, Regis Chakabva, Sikandar Raza, Craig Ervine (c), Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Milton Shumba, Wellington Masakadza, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani
Ireland vs Zimbabwe T20I, IRE vs ZIM Squads
William McClintock, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Kevin O’Brien, Neil Rock, Andrew Balbirnie (Captain), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Shane Getkate, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Craig Young
Tarisai Musakanda, Blessing Muzarabani, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Dion Myers, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine, Luke Jongwe, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessely Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Donald Tiripano
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