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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Ireland Tour of Zimbabwe 2023- Zimbabwe vs Ireland - 1st T20I -12 January 2023

Ireland Tour of Zimbabwe 2023
Ireland Tour of Zimbabwe 2023
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The 1st T20I of the Ireland Tour of Zimbabwe 2023 will be played between Ireland and Zimbabwe on the 12th of January 2023 at the Harare Sports Club, Harare.

LIVE SCORES - Zimbabwe vs Ireland - 1st T20I 

Top Tournament Stats

Top Batter (Runs Scored)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken)

Most Sixes

Current Form Zimbabwe:

Zimbabwe are in good form in T20I cricket currently. They have won 2 out of their last 5 T20I matches, while 1 game was washed off due to rain. Their most famous win came against Pakistan where they emerged winners by 1 run.

Players to look out for in Zimbabwe:

1. Wessly Madhevere- He performed brilliantly in the recently concluded ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 and will be eager to perform well against Zimbabwe in his home conditions.

2. Richard Ngarava- Ngarava is a very useful front line bowler for Zimbabwe who carries a great record against Ireland. He will play a key role for Zimbabwe in the upcoming T20I series against Ireland.

Current Form Ireland:

Ireland have won 2 out of their last 5 completed fixtures in T20I cricket. Their famous wins came against England and West Indies in the recent times.

Players to look out for in Ireland:

1. George Dockrell- He has redefined his batting in the last few years. Dockrell is a bankable middle order batter for Ireland and he will look to leave a mark in the upcoming T20I series against Zimbabwe.

2. Mark Adair- He mixes his pace well and has a surprise bouncer to confuse the batters. He is definitely one of the players to look out for in the upcoming series against Zimbabwe.

 Let’s have a look at the squads:

Ireland T20I squad:

Andy Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Fionn Hand, Graham Hume, Tyrone Kane, Barry McCarthy, Neil Rock, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White

Zimbabwe T20I squad:

Craig Ervine (c), Gary Ballance, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chatara, Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Innocent Kaia, Clive Madande, Wessly Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Tony Munyonga, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Sean Williams.

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Zimbabwe

Who will win?-  Ireland

Top Batter (Runs Scored) -  Wessly Madhevere (Zimbabwe), Harry Tector (Ireland)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken)- Richard Ngarava (Zimbabwe), Mark Adair (Ireland)

Most Sixes – Wessly Madhevere (Zimbabwe), Harry Tector (Ireland)

Player of the Match- Harry Tector (Ireland)

Team Scores Batting first – Ireland 160+, Zimbabwe 150+

Match Handicap: Ireland

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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