Ireland will play Zimbabwe on Wednesday at the Bready Cricket Club Ground in the third match of the five-match T20 series. Zimbabwe won the first T20 international match and took the lead early. However, Ireland made a good comeback when they won the second T20 international match by 7 wickets.
Zimbabwe bowled well to win the first match by 3 runs. With the first batting sheet, they scored 117 in the first innings. Chakabva was the star player with the bat and scored 47 runs from 28 balls. He hit four fours and 1 six during his innings. However, the other batsmen returned with low scores.
Ireland put in an excellent bowling performance as most bowlers were under the wickets. Craig Young en Simi Singh two wickets each, while Barry McCarthy and Getkate got one wicket each.
Zimbabwe extended their hearts in the second innings and took the victory from the jaws of a defeat. Paul Sterling came out in the sixth over as Ireland’s first wicket. Wickets kept falling from there, and eventually they came back three runs behind.
Simi Singh remained unbeaten on 28 off 22 balls, but he could not win the game for the team. For Zimbabwe, Masakadza and Luke Jongwe each picked up two wickets. Ryan Burl picked up 3 wickets for 22 runs in 4 overs.
However, Ireland came back strong in the second game. However, the bowlers did not bowl as well as in the first game. Zimbabwe scored 152 runs in the first after batting first. Shuma scored 46 off 27 balls, while Ryan Burl scored 37 off 33 balls. Getkate were the bowlers’ choice for Ireland and picked 3 for 20 in 4 overs.
The senior batsmen of Ireland, Kevin O Brien, and Paul Sterling fulfilled the task and played important buttons in an important match. Kevin O ‘Brien scored 60 off 41 balls, while Sterling scored 37 off 29 balls.
The duo laid the platform for the chase. The other batsmen in the middle order made important contributions. George Dockrell ensured he remained unbeaten on 33 off 29 balls to eventually lead the team to a 7-wicket victory.
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Live 3rd T20I, Zimbabwe Tour of Ireland 2021
The live streaming of all the T20 matches in India would be available on the Fan Code app. However, fans do not have an option to watch the games on TV as no broadcaster has agreed to acquire the broadcasting rights.
In Zimbabwe, the series would be broadcast on SuperSport.
In sub-Saharan Africa:
In sub-Saharan Africa, the series is being broadcast on SuperSport.
In North America:
In North America the matches are broadcast on Willow TV
In New Zealand:
New Zealand fans can watch the matches live on Sky New Zealand