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Zimbabwe vs Ireland, 3rd T20I Commentary, Live Updates

ZIM vs IRE, 2023 - T20 Live Commentary

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Match Ended   
140/6 (20.0/20)
141/4 (18.4/20)
Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 6 wickets
That is it from the presentation as the T20 series comes to an end with Ireland coming on top in the final game and winning that match with 6 wickets in hand. We are going to bring you the live action from the upcoming ODI series between these two teams as well, till then, goodbye and cheers!
Paul Stirling, serving as the Ireland Captain, expressed satisfaction with the team's batting lineup, believing they have the capability to secure victories. Delighted with the overall performance, Stirling highlighted the team's resilience after losing the first game and successfully bouncing back to win the next two matches. He credited the team's ability to adapt to the conditions, emphasizing the absence of excuses and the collective determination to secure wins. Stirling acknowledged the concern regarding the top three batsmen's performance but also viewed it as a positive aspect, suggesting room for improvement. Looking ahead to the ODIs, he anticipated an interesting dynamic with new personnel entering a squad of 14. Stirling mentioned the team's stra…
Harry Tector, awarded Player of the Series, admitted to facing challenges in finding his rhythm during the recent match. He acknowledged that his struggles were apparent, but credited George for relieving the pressure. Tector praised George's exceptional batting performance, attributing the success to him and emphasizing that George deserves full credit for playing exceptionally well. Tector highlighted the pivotal role George played, allowing him to find his stride and contribute with a few crucial runs towards the end of the match.
George Dockrell, named Player of the Match, expressed his satisfaction with his performance in both bowling and batting. In the first game, he bowled, while in the last two games, he contributed with the bat. Content with his dual role, he noted the favorable conditions for spinners on the pitch and emphasized the importance of applying oneself. Dockrell mentioned a strategic conversation with Harry Tector, focusing on batting for a few overs, specifically 10-12. Delving deep into their innings, the team managed to successfully cross the finish line, a pleasing outcome for Dockrell. Acknowledging the favorable T20 conditions, he anticipated hotter conditions for the upcoming ODIs and expressed curiosity about how things would unfold in that format.
Ryan Burl walks in for a chat at the Post Match Presentation and says that it was a good team effort but we failed to grab wickets after the first four and they batted really well. He adds by saying that the total was not enough on the board and another 20-30 runs on the board and they would have liked to think that they could have pulled out a win then. He also says that it was not al all easy to lose three senior players before the start of this game and that effected them the most.
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Despite the ultimate defeat, Zimbabwe showcased commendable resilience and fightback in the second innings. The Zimbabwean bowlers, especially lethal with the new ball, created an air of uncertainty for the Irish batsmen. They snatched four quick wickets, pushing Ireland to a precarious 37/4 at the end of 7 overs. The hopes of a Zimbabwean comeback hung in the balance. However, cricket is a game of twists and turns, and the resilient Irish batters countered brilliantly. A remarkable 100-run partnership for the fifth wicket shattered Zimbabwe's aspirations, leaving them with an insurmountable mountain to climb. Zimbabwe's spirited efforts, although falling short, showcased the unpredictability and drama that make cricket a riveting spectacle, leaving fans on the edge of their seats until the final ball.
The chase began with Ireland facing the fury of a relentless Zimbabwean bowling attack, leaving them grappling with early setbacks. It was then that the brilliance of Harry Tector illuminated the cricketing ground, playing the role of the anchor with finesse. Tector's outstanding half-century not only steadied the ship but also laid the foundation for Ireland's triumph. Complementing Tector's resilience was the flamboyant George Dockrell, who emerged as the true finisher. Dockrell's quickfire 49 off just 32 balls, adorned with three boundaries and three colossal sixes, propelled Ireland to a comfortable victory. Together, they orchestrated a symphony of skill, determination, and flair, ensuring that Ireland claimed the series with a comprehensive team performance.
As the sun set over the cricketing arena, Ireland emerged victorious in the thrilling decider, clinching the three-match series 2-1 against Zimbabwe. The third and final game showcased Ireland's prowess, setting the stage for an unforgettable cricketing spectacle. From the outset, Ireland demonstrated their mettle by restricting Zimbabwe to a mere 140 runs in the first innings, a testament to their bowling prowess and strategic acumen. The Irish side, resilient and determined, managed to overcome a few early setbacks during their chase, ultimately securing the series win with just four wickets down. This triumph marks Ireland's first series victory in T20 format since the memorable year of 2016, etching a new chapter in their cricketing journey.
End Of The Over 18.4 : 141/4
3 Runs
  • 018.1
  • 118.2
  • 018.3
  • 218.4
G. Dockrell
49 (32)
H. Tector
54 (45)
R. Ngarava
3.4-0-29-1
18.4
2
Richard Ngarava To George Dockrell
That's it, a comprehensive victory for Ireland! On a length and on off, George Dockrell flicks it towards deep square leg for a brace. Ireland beat Zimbabwe by six wickets!
18.3
0
Richard Ngarava To George Dockrell
Nails a yorker, on middle, George Dockrell digs it to the cover fielder.
18.2
1
Richard Ngarava To Harry Tector
Bowls it outside off, Harry Tector guides it towards third man for one.
18.1
0
Richard Ngarava To Harry Tector
On a length and on off, Harry Tector pushes it to the cover fielder.
End Of The Over 18 : 138/4
4 Runs
  • 117.1
  • 117.2
  • 017.3
  • 117.4
  • 117.5
  • 017.6
G. Dockrell
47 (30)
H. Tector
53 (43)
B. Muzarabani
4-0-21-1
17.6
0
Blessing Muzarabani To George Dockrell
A dot to end the over! Lands it down leg, George Dockrell looks to flick it but gets a hit on his pads. Just 3 needed off 12 now!
17.5
1
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Too full, on off, Harry Tector taps it to mid on for one.
17.4
1
Blessing Muzarabani To George Dockrell
Bowls it on off, George Dockrell pushes it to covers for one.
Slight halt! George Dockrell gets a glancing blow to the helmet and the physio is out in the middle for the mandatory concussion test.
17.3
0
Blessing Muzarabani To George Dockrell
Short and on off, George Dockrell looks to pull it but gets a blow on his helmet. Dot.
17.2
1
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Lands it on off, Harry Tector knocks it to mid on for one.
17.1
1
Blessing Muzarabani To George Dockrell
On a length and on off, George Dockrell flicks it to square leg for one.
End Of The Over 17 : 134/4
14 Runs
  • 016.1
  • 216.2
  • 216.3
  • 616.4
  • 016.5
  • 416.6
H. Tector
51 (41)
G. Dockrell
45 (26)
L. Jongwe
3-0-29-0
16.6
4
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
EDGED AND FOUR! On a length and outside off, Harry Tector looks to cut it. Gets a thick outside edge as the ball lands in front of the fielder, who fails to stop it. The ball races away from the third man fence. This brings up fifty for Harry Tector!
16.5
0
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
Full and outside off, Harry Tector looks to drive it but misses.
16.4
6
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
SIX! Harry Tector looks to be in a hurry now! Bowls it on leg, Harry Tector uses the pace of the ball and helps it over fine leg for a biggie. Just 11 needed now!
16.3
2
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
Good length, outside off, Harry Tector cuts it towards deep point for two more. 17 needed now!
16.2
2
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
A low full toss, outside off, Harry Tector drives it through covers for a brace.
16.1
0
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
Slower one, outside off, Harry Tector looks to drive it but gets a bottom edge back towards the keeper.
End Of The Over 16 : 120/4
10 Runs
  • 115.1
  • 415.2
  • 415.3
  • 015.4
  • 115.5
  • 015.6
G. Dockrell
45 (26)
H. Tector
37 (35)
B. Muzarabani
3-0-17-1
15.6
0
Blessing Muzarabani To George Dockrell
On a length and on off, George Dockrell guides it to the fielder at backward point.
15.5
1
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Touch short and on off, Harry Tector knocks it to mid on for one.
15.4
0
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Slower one, on off, Harry Tector blocks it to mid off.
15.3
4
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
FOUR MORE! It is all going Ireland's way at the moment! Lands it on middle ad leg, Harry Tector looks to drive it but gets an inside edge as the ball races away from the fine leg fence.
15.2
4
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
FOUR! Delicately played! Lands it outside off, pace on. Harry Tector uses the pace of the ball and guides it through third man for a boundary!
15.1
1
Blessing Muzarabani To George Dockrell
Short and wide, George Dockrell slaps it towards covers for one.
End Of The Over 15 : 110/4
10 Runs
  • 1 LB14.1
  • 114.2
  • 114.3
  • 114.4
  • 014.5
  • 614.6
H. Tector
28 (31)
G. Dockrell
44 (24)
R. Ngarava
3-0-26-1
14.6
6
Richard Ngarava To Harry Tector
SIX! A brilliant end to the over! Errs his line down leg, Harry Tector uses the pace of the ball and helps it over fine leg for a maximum! 31 needed off 30 now!
14.5
0
Richard Ngarava To Harry Tector
Short and on off, Harry Tector tries to play an uppercut but misses.
14.4
1
Richard Ngarava To George Dockrell
Another one on leg, George Dockrell turns it towards backward square leg for one more.
14.3
1
Richard Ngarava To Harry Tector
On a length and on leg, Harry Tector helps it to fine leg for one.
14.2
1
Richard Ngarava To George Dockrell
Goes full, on off, George Dockrell drives it to covers for one.
14.1
lb
Richard Ngarava To Harry Tector
Lands it on leg, Harry Tector looks to flick it but gets rapped on his pads as the ball rolls towards point. A stifled appeal and turned down. It was pitching outside leg!
End Of The Over 14 : 100/4
12 Runs
  • 213.1
  • 213.2
  • 113.3
  • 413.4
  • 013.5
  • 2 WD13.6
  • 113.6
H. Tector
21 (27)
G. Dockrell
42 (22)
W. Masakadza
3-0-23-1
13.6
1
Wellington Masakadza To Harry Tector
Lands it on middle, Harry Tector flicks it to mid-wicket for one.
13.6
wd
Wellington Masakadza To George Dockrell
Two Wides! Lands it down leg, George Dockrell misses his flick. The keeper misses it as they collect one.
13.5
0
Wellington Masakadza To George Dockrell
Quicker one, on off, George Dockrell pushes it to the mid off fielder.
13.4
4
Wellington Masakadza To George Dockrell
FOUR! Streaky but they all count! Full and outside off, George Dockrell looks to drive it. Gets a thick outside edge as the ball races away from the third man fence.
13.3
1
Wellington Masakadza To Harry Tector
Bowls it on off, Harry Tector pushes it to mid off for one.
13.2
2
Wellington Masakadza To Harry Tector
Short and wide again, this is cut away towards deep covers for two more.
13.1
2
Wellington Masakadza To Harry Tector
Bowls it outside off, Harry Tector slaps it to deep point for a brace.
End Of The Over 13 : 88/4
16 Runs
  • 112.1
  • 612.2
  • 1 WD12.3
  • 012.3
  • 612.4
  • 112.5
  • 112.6
H. Tector
15 (23)
G. Dockrell
38 (20)
R. Burl
2-0-21-0
12.6
1
Ryan Burl To Harry Tector
Short and on off, Harry Tector tucks it to mid-wicket for one.
12.5
1
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
Lands it on middle, George Dockrell knocks it to mid on for one.
12.4
6
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
SIX! Ireland are on the charge now! Full and on off, George Dockrell picks it well and lofts it downtown for a biggie!
12.3
0
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
Full and on off, George Dockrell blocks it to point.
12.3
wd
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
Wide! Bowls it wide outside off, George Dockrell offers no stroke.
12.2
6
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
SIX! Cracking strike from George Dockrell! Tossed up, on off, George Dockrell gets low and lofts it over long on as the ball sails into the stands.
12.1
1
Ryan Burl To Harry Tector
Tossed up, on off, Harry Tector drills it to mid on for one.
End Of The Over 12 : 72/4
7 Runs
  • 111.1
  • 111.2
  • 011.3
  • 011.4
  • 111.5
  • 411.6
G. Dockrell
25 (16)
H. Tector
13 (21)
B. Mavuta
3-0-17-1
11.6
4
Brandon Mavuta To George Dockrell
FOUR! Excellent timing on this from George Dockrell! Full and on off, George Dockrell picks it well and drives it through long off for a boundary!
11.5
1
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Lands it on off, Harry Tector drives it to covers for one.
11.4
0
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Full again, outside off, Harry Tector drives it back towards the bowler again.
11.3
0
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Full, angling in, Harry Tector blocks it back.
11.2
1
Brandon Mavuta To George Dockrell
Fuller length around off, Dockrell tucks it away to square leg for a single.
11.1
1
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Quicker one, on off, Harry Tector drives it to long off for one.
End Of The Over 11 : 65/4
5 Runs
  • 010.1
  • 110.2
  • 010.3
  • 110.4
  • 110.5
  • 210.6
G. Dockrell
20 (14)
H. Tector
11 (17)
R. Burl
1-0-5-0
10.6
2
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
Full and wide outside off, George Dockrell taps it to deep point for a brace.
10.5
1
Ryan Burl To Harry Tector
Keeps it bowling fuller in length, Harry Tector drives it again towards covers for one.
10.4
1
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
Goes fuller again, this is driven towards covers for one.
10.3
0
Ryan Burl To George Dockrell
Full, outside off, George Dockrell looks to play at it but misses.
10.2
1
Ryan Burl To Harry Tector
Touch short and on off, Harry Tector punches it to covers for one.
10.1
0
Ryan Burl To Harry Tector
Full, on off, Harry Tector drives it to the fielder at mid off.
End Of The Over 10 : 60/4
11 Runs
  • 19.1
  • 69.2
  • 19.3
  • 19.4
  • 09.5
  • 29.6
G. Dockrell
17 (11)
H. Tector
9 (14)
L. Jongwe
2-0-15-0
9.6
2
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
Short and wide, on off, George Dockrell pulls it towards deep mid-wicket for a brace.
9.5
0
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
Bowls it on off, George Dockrell eases it to the right of the bowler.
9.4
1
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
Fuller one this time, this is pushed away towards covers for one more.
9.3
1
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
A single as this is played towards covers.
9.2
6
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
SIX! Up, up and away! Touch short and on off, George Dockrell moves forward and lofts it over long off for a maximum!
9.1
1
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
Dropped! On a length and on off, Harry Tector slaps it. The bowler just gets his hand to it as the ball rolls towards mid off. They collect one.
End Of The Over 9 : 49/4
8 Runs
  • 18.1
  • 18.2
  • 18.3
  • 08.4
  • 18.5
  • 48.6
G. Dockrell
8 (7)
H. Tector
7 (12)
B. Mavuta
2-0-10-1
8.6
4
Brandon Mavuta To George Dockrell
FOUR! Excellent stroke from George Dockrell! Short again, on off, George Dockrell hangs back and slaps it over mid off for a boundary!
8.5
1
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Touch short and on off, Harry Tector punches it to covers for one.
8.4
0
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Quicker one, on off, Harry Tector blocks it back.
8.3
1
Brandon Mavuta To George Dockrell
Bowls it on off, George Dockrell drills it to mid off for one.
8.2
1
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Lands it on off, Harry Tector works it to mid-wicker for one.
8.1
1
Brandon Mavuta To George Dockrell
Full and on off, Dockeell pushes it to covers for a single.
End Of The Over 8 : 41/4
4 Runs
  • 17.1
  • 17.2
  • 17.3
  • 07.4
  • 07.5
  • 17.6
G. Dockrell
2 (4)
H. Tector
5 (9)
L. Jongwe
1-0-4-0
7.6
1
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
Lands it outside off. Dockrell punches it down to long-off for a solo.
7.5
0
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
Short again on the stumps. George Dockrell taps it down to end the over.
7.4
0
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
Good short ball on the body of the batter. George Dockrell ducks and lets the ball go through.
7.3
1
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
Pitched up on the off stump. Harry Tector drives the ball to sweepers and runs a single.
7.2
1
Luke Jongwe To George Dockrell
Hits the length hard on the stumps. George Dockrell flicks the ball to deep square leg for a single.
7.1
1
Luke Jongwe To Harry Tector
On the pads from the length. Harry Tector flicks the ball to mid-wicket and runs a single.
George Dockrell is the new man in.
End Of The Over 7 : 37/4
2 Runs
  • 16.1
  • 16.2
  • 06.3
  • 06.4
  • 06.5
  • W6.6
C. Campher
5 (9)
H. Tector
3 (7)
B. Mavuta
1-0-2-1
6.6
W
Brandon Mavuta To Curtis Campher OUT!
OUT! CAUGHT! There is the big wicket of Curtis Campher and it was looking on the way for Zimbabwe.
6.5
0
Brandon Mavuta To Curtis Campher
Tossed up on the off stump line. Curtis Campher blocks it off the front foot.
6.4
0
Brandon Mavuta To Curtis Campher
Short and wide, lack of bounce after pitching. Curtis Campher looks to cut the ball but gets beaten in the process.
6.3
0
Brandon Mavuta To Curtis Campher
Just short on the stumps. Curtis Campher stays on the crease and blocks the ball well.
6.2
1
Brandon Mavuta To Harry Tector
Fulltoss outside the off stump. Harry Tector punches the ball to sweepers for a single.
6.1
1
Brandon Mavuta To Curtis Campher
Just short on the stumps. Curtis Campher flicks the ball to deep square leg for a single.
Brandon Mavuta comes into the attack.
End Of The Over 6 : 35/3
4 Runs
  • 05.1
  • 15.2
  • 25.3
  • 15.4
  • 05.5
  • 05.6
H. Tector
2 (6)
C. Campher
4 (4)
B. Muzarabani
2-0-7-1
5.6
0
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Hits the length hard on the stumps this time. Harry Tector stands tall on the crease and flicks the ball straight to mid-wicket to end the over.
5.5
0
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Hits the good length hard on the off stump line. Harry Tector punches the ball straight to covers from the crease.
5.4
1
Blessing Muzarabani To Curtis Campher
Short and wide, cut away towards deep point for a single.
5.3
2
Blessing Muzarabani To Curtis Campher
On the pads, flicked away to the right of deep square leg for a couple.
5.2
1
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Hits the length on the leg stump line. Harry Tector flicks the ball to the left of mid-wicket and runs a quick single.
5.1
0
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
Just short on the off stump line. Harry Tector blocks it off from the crease towards point.
End Of The Over 5 : 31/3
6 Runs
  • 04.1
  • 44.2
  • W4.3
  • 04.4
  • 14.5
  • 14.6
H. Tector
1 (2)
C. Campher
1 (2)
W. Masakadza
2-0-11-1
4.6
1
Wellington Masakadza To Harry Tector
Bowls it on off, Harry Tector pushes it to covers for one.
4.5
1
Wellington Masakadza To Curtis Campher
A single as this is lofted towards long on.
4.4
0
Wellington Masakadza To Curtis Campher
Lands it on off, Curtis Campher eases it to point.
Harry Tector is the new batter in.
4.3
W
Wellington Masakadza To Lorcan Tucker OUT!
OUT! TIMBER! The crowd here in Harare is elated now! Full and on leg, Lorcan Tucker looks to sweep it but misses completely as the ball rattles over the stumps. Lorcan Tucker makes his way back into the hut.
4.2
4
Wellington Masakadza To Lorcan Tucker
FOUR! Excellent shot! Errs it down leg, Lorcan Tucker picks it well and sweeps it through backward square leg for a boundary.
4.1
0
Wellington Masakadza To Lorcan Tucker
Bowls it on off, Tucker blocks it to mid off.
End Of The Over 4 : 25/2
3 Runs
  • 13.1
  • 03.2
  • 23.3
  • 03.4
  • W3.5
  • 03.6
H. Tector
0 (1)
L. Tucker
4 (5)
B. Muzarabani
1-0-3-1
3.6
0
Blessing Muzarabani To Harry Tector
On off, this is pushed towards covers.
3.5
W
Blessing Muzarabani To Andy Balbirnie OUT!
OUT! OUT! CAUGHT! There is the wicket Zimbabwe were looking for. Short ball doing the trick. Blessing Muzarabani bangs in short on the body of the batter and Andy Balbirnie looks to pull it away only getting a top edge to the ball taking it high towards Ryan Burl stannding at mid off who takes an easy catch to get rid of the dangerous Andy Balbirnie.
3.4
0
Blessing Muzarabani To Andy Balbirnie
Just short on the stumps. Andy Balbirnie looks to pull it away on the on side but misses the ball completely.
3.3
2
Blessing Muzarabani To Andy Balbirnie
Pitched up outside the off stump line. Andy Balbirnie heaves the ball on the bounce to deep point and runs a couple.
3.2
0
Blessing Muzarabani To Andy Balbirnie
Pitched up on the off-stump line, the batter taps it to covers.
3.1
1
Blessing Muzarabani To Lorcan Tucker
Hits the good length hard on top of the off stump. Lorcan Tucker taps it back to the bowler.
End Of The Over 3 : 22/1
9 Runs
  • 02.1
  • 02.2
  • 02.3
  • 62.4
  • 1 WD2.5
  • 12.5
  • 12.6
L. Tucker
3 (4)
A. Balbirnie
11 (10)
R. Ngarava
2-0-17-1
2.6
1
Richard Ngarava To Lorcan Tucker
Pitched up on the stumps. Lorcan Tucker flicks the ball to deep square leg for a single to end the over.
2.5
1
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
On the pads from the length. Andy Balbirnie flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
2.5
wd
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
Wide! Wayward outside the leg stump line. Wide called.
2.4
6
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
SIX! That is a cracker of a shot to bring up the first maximum of the innings. Tucks one short on the body of the batter and Andy Balbirnie stays back and lofts the ball using the pace over the deep square leg fielder for the first maximum of his innings.
2.3
0
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
On the pads, full. Andy Balbirnie flicks the ball straight to the hands of mid-wicket.
2.2
0
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
Holds the length back a little outside the off stump. Andy Balbirnie mistimes it off the front foot back to the bolwer.
2.1
0
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
Pitched up outside the off stump. Andy Balbirnie pushes the ball off the front foot straight to covers.
End Of The Over 2 : 13/1
5 Runs
  • 11.1
  • 01.2
  • 11.3
  • 11.4
  • 11.5
  • 11.6
A. Balbirnie
4 (5)
L. Tucker
2 (3)
W. Masakadza
1-0-5-0
1.6
1
Wellington Masakadza To Andy Balbirnie
Pitched up on the off stump. Luke Jongwe pushes the ball between covers and point and takes a run.
1.5
1
Wellington Masakadza To Lorcan Tucker
Just short on the pads. Lorcan Tucker flicks the ball to the right of short fine leg and takes another single.
1.4
1
Wellington Masakadza To Andy Balbirnie
Pitched up on the off stump. Andy Balbirnie pushes the ball to long off and takes a single.
1.3
1
Wellington Masakadza To Lorcan Tucker
Tossed up on the stumps. Lorcan Tucker tucks the ball towards covers and runs a quick single.
1.2
0
Wellington Masakadza To Lorcan Tucker
Tossed up outside the off stump. Lorcan Tucker looks to sweep but gets a hit on the pads. Huge shout for LBW turned down.
1.1
1
Wellington Masakadza To Andy Balbirnie
Just short on the pads. Andy Balbirnie pushes the ball to the left of square leg and runs a single.
Wellington Masakadza to hare the attack. Lorcan Tucker is the new batter.
End Of The Over 1 : 8/1
8 Runs
  • 00.1
  • 10.2
  • 1 WD0.3
  • 20.3
  • 40.4
  • 00.5
  • W0.6
P. Stirling
6 (4)
A. Balbirnie
1 (2)
R. Ngarava
1-0-8-1
0.6
W
Richard Ngarava To Paul Stirling OUT!
OUT! LBW! The finger goes up and the crowd is elated here at Harare. On a length and on off, Paul Stirling looks to play at it but misses as the ball goes onto hit the pads. A loud appeal and the finger goes up. Paul Stirling looks unhappy with the decision but he has to walk away.
0.5
0
Richard Ngarava To Paul Stirling
Lands it on middle, Paul Stirling blocks it back.
0.4
4
Richard Ngarava To Paul Stirling
FOUR! That is beautifully played! Full and outside off, Paul Stirling gets low and creams it through covers for a boundary.
0.3
2
Richard Ngarava To Paul Stirling
Full and on middle, Paul Stirling flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a brace.
0.3
wd
Richard Ngarava To Paul Stirling
Wide! Bowls it down leg, Paul Stirling misses his flick. The keeper does well to stop it.
0.2
1
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
Too full, outside off, Andy Balbirnie drives it to covers for one. Good stop by the fielder.
0.1
0
Richard Ngarava To Andy Balbirnie
Starts with a length ball on middle and leg, Andy Balbirnie clips it to mid on.
Match Info
  • Venue Harare Sports Club, Harare
  • Weather Sunny
  • Toss Ireland won the toss and elected to field
  • Result Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 6 wickets
  • Player of the Match George Dockrell
  • Player of the Series Harry Tector
  • Umpire Christopher Phiri (ZIM), Langton Rusere (ZIM) and Iknow Chabi (ZIM)
  • Referee Andy Pycroft (ZIM)
Match Notes
  • Innings Break: Zimbabwe 140/6 in 20.0 overs
  • 5th wkt Partnership: 54 off 45 balls between R Burl (24) and C Madande (27)
  • Zimbabwe 100/4 in 14.5 overs
  • Zimbabwe 50/3 in 7.5 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Zimbabwe 40/1
  • 5th wkt Partnership: 101 off 65 balls between H Tector (50) and G Dockrell (47)
  • H Tector 4th T20I fifty: 51 runs in 41 balls (3x4) (2x6)
  • Ireland 100/4 in 14.0 overs
  • 5th wkt Partnership: 50 off 35 balls between H Tector (11) and G Dockrell (38)
  • Ireland 50/4 in 9.1 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Ireland 35/3
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PlayerRunsAvg.
Harry Tector IRE12663.00
Clive Madande ZIM9145.50
Ryan Burl ZIM8643.00
George Dockrell IRE6969.00
Sikandar Raza ZIM6565.00
PlayerWicketsEco.
Craig Young IRE56.66
Richard Ngarava ZIM57.28
Blessing Muzarabani ZIM45.66
Joshua Little IRE45.91
Mark Adair IRE47.58
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